Clinical Research

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The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to the on-going improvement of quality and care for patients. Research is the only evidence-based method of deciding whether a new approach to treatment or care is better than the current standard, and is essential to diagnose, treat, prevent, and cure disease. Research is a core part of the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, with over 4800 of our patients taking part in research studies in the last year. We support research in a diverse range of clinical areas, with varied types of studies; ranging from clinical trials investigating a new drug, to questionnaire studies aimed at improving patients’ quality of life.

Patient Research Ambassador Initiative

Already had experience of health research? The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) need Patient Research Ambassadors who believe health research is or can be important to patients. Please click here to find out more.