The Clinical Research Network West Midlands (CRN WM) offers a range of services to help support the delivery of high quality clinical research in the region.
Application to Request Network Service Support is a portal to request and manage nursing requests across the Network. It aims to streamline the application process and provide a simpler request mechanism for Partner Organisations who need research nurse support. For any questions on the system, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Early Contact & Engagement with Researchers (ECER)
For any study that is eligible or applying for CRN support, whether commercially or non-commercially sponsored, we offer a range of services across the research delivery pathway that will help study set up and delivery to time and target. The ECER Team provides support to all local Partner Organisations. So if you have a study at the research idea stage, grant application stage or beyond, please get in touch to discuss how we can support your study.
0121 371 8565
Learning & Development
We are committed to delivering high quality training to NHS research staff throughout our region that are involved in the conduct of studies accepted onto the NIHR CRN Portfolio. Access to such training enables research staff to understand their own roles and responsibilities and to conduct studies to the highest ethical and scientific standards.
Training is freely available to all staff who contribute to NIHR Portfolio studies in the region. All courses are advertised and booked via a dedicated website www.wmrtc.org.uk
Midlands Health Alliance
The Midlands Health Alliance's vision is to work together to ensure a step change in the quality and quantity of high quality clinical biomedical research in the Midlands related to patients, public and industry. By working together they will develop; a common strategy for maximising the impact of our research streams; standardised tools and approaches to clinical patient recruitment and study setup, a clear infrastructure for signposting our capabilities to industry.
Find out more on the Website.