There is information on the BBC website here with a link to the National Institute of Health Research where you can sign up to say you are willing to be contacted to find out if you could be included in one of the studies. Sign up here.
The QEH is listed as one of the places where participants in some of the trials will be seen.
There has been some publicity about an increase in Covid-19 infections in the West Midlands. If you want to keep track of the figures you can use this link and then click on ‘View map’ in the bottom right hand corner and either put in your postcode or zoom in on Birmingham.