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We're on hand to help with all your research related queries. Please contact us using the details below.

Please direct enquiries to one of the mailboxes below or call our office on 0117 342 1375.

General enquiries: westengland@nihr.ac.uk

Study Support Service: we.studysupport@nihr.ac.uk

Business Intelligence: biu.westengland@nihr.ac.uk

Industry: industry.westengland@nihr.ac.uk

Communications: we.comms@nihr.ac.uk

Training: we.training@nihr.ac.uk

Public and Patient Involvement and Engagement (PPIE): we.ppie@nihr.ac.uk

Senior Leadership Team

Clinical Director: Dr Kyla Thomas

Chief Operating Officer: Ifan Jones

Deputy Chief Operating Officer / Workforce and Organisational Development Lead: Dr Stephen McGlynn

Senior Research Delivery Manager: David Rea

Research delivery support

In the West of England, our specialties are grouped in six different divisions, with a dedicated team supporting research within each. You can get in touch with our teams using the details below.

Division 1

Specialties covered:

  • Cancer
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Surgery

Research Delivery Manager: Claire Matthews - 0117 342 1290
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Iqra Hussain

Division 2

Specialties covered:

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Metabolic and Endocrine
  • Renal Disorders
  • Stroke

Research Delivery Manager: Jakub Wyszynski
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Isabella Pursley - 0117 342 7157

Division 3

Specialties covered:

  • Children
  • Dermatology
  • Genetics
  • Haematology
  • Infectious Diseases and Microbiology
  • Reproductive Health and Childbirth

Research Delivery Manager: Hannah Williams - 0117 342 1292
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Roland Chmielewski -  0117 342 7157

Division 4

Specialties covered:

  • Ageing
  • Dementias and Neurodegeneration
  • Health Services and Delivery Research
  • Mental Health
  • Neurological Disorders

Research Delivery Manager: Heather Tinkler -  0117 342 0903
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Isabella Pursley - 0117 342 7157

Division 5

Specialties covered:

  • Oral and Dental Health
  • Primary Care
  • Public Health

Research Delivery Manager: Chris Voisey - 0117 342 7467
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Calum Masterton - 0117 342 7154

Division 6

Specialties covered:

  • Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management
  • Critical Care
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Trauma and Emergency Care
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Ophthalmology, Respiratory Disorders.

Research Delivery Manager: Geeta Ghadiali - 0117 342 7465
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Hibo Ali -  0117 342 7460