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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:

Study Support Service:

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Direct Delivery Team (WE ReACH):



Public and Patient Involvement and Engagement (PPIE):

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

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
  • Haematology
  • Respiratory Disorders

Research Delivery Manager: Claire Matthews
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Rebecca Pienaar

Division 2

Specialties covered:

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

Research Delivery Manager: Jakub Wyszynski
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Sebastian Howard

Division 3

Specialties covered:

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

Research Delivery Manager: Hannah Williams
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Roland Chmielewski

Division 4

Specialties covered:

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

Research Delivery Manager: Harriet Downing
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Jyothis Binoy 

Division 5

Specialties covered:

  • Oral and Dental Health
  • Primary Care
  • Public Health

Research Delivery Manager: Chris Voisey
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Shaolin Chidavaenzi and Gemma Reck

Division 6

Specialties covered:

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

Research Delivery Manager: Pearl Lynden 
Research Portfolio Facilitator: Hibo Ali