We are one of 15 Clinical Research Networks (CRN) delivering health and social care research across England. We help to increase the opportunities for people to take part in health and social care research, which will lead to better health and care outcomes now and in the future.
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In response to COVID-19, our core team are now working from home. We are still open for all day to day business and we will continue to hold planned meetings and training via teleconference or webinar.
If you have any questions about our response to COVID-19 or need to contact our team please email email@example.com.
The UK public can support the national effort to speed up vaccine research and receive more information about volunteering for clinical studies by visiting www.nhs.uk/researchcontact to join the NHS Covid-19 Vaccine Research Registry.
The Registry was launched by the government in partnership with the NIHR, NHS Digital, the Scottish and Welsh governments and the Northern Ireland Executive in July. It aims to help create a database of people who consent to be contacted by the NHS to take part in clinical studies, to help speed up the development of a safe and effective vaccine.
Our network serves Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. We make sure that research occupies the place it deserves in the day-to-day work of health and social care organisations across the region. We support research delivery by:
We are part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the nation's largest funder of health and care research. We are hosted by Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust. For the latest news, events and opportunities follow us on Twitter at @NIHRSW.
F7, Bowmoor House
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford)
Professor Michael Gibbons, Clinical Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Richard Laugharne, Deputy Clinical Director: email@example.com
Dr Pauline McGlone, Chief Operating Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: 01392 406968
Find out more about how our local Study Support Service can help you.
Telephone: 01752 431943
Direct or urgent enquiries:
Bianca Mills, Business Development Operations Manager
Telephone: 07880 001713
Sophie Henderson, Communications Manager
Telephone: 07557 768775
Telephone: 01392 403812
Find out more about the research training and support we can offer to healthcare professionals.
Hengxing Wei, Finance and Business Intelligence Manager
Telephone: 01392 404561
You can submit a general data request online. Please allow up to five working days for a return.
Ali Potter, Participant Engagement & Involvement Lead
Telephone: 01392 406912
Find out more about how you can become involved in supporting local research.