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Welcome to Research

As a university Trust we believe research is key to the exceptional care provided at UHDB. Our aim is to offer every patient the opportunity to take part in research; in developing new medicines, devices and treatments.

We host research funded by external organisations including the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) and the life sciences industry. Conducting research studies helps the Trust realise its vision to be a beacon of the NHS, delivering 21st century healthcare.

As well as collaborating on externally led research we support home grown studies and sponsor high quality research of clear value to the NHS. From new investigators with their first ideas to multi centre randomised controlled trials, we can work with you to design, set-up and deliver your research.

Research News

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300 patients taking part in Irritable Bowel Disease BioResource Study

We are delighted to announce the recruitment of our 300th patient to Irritable Bowel Disease BioResource study. ...

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70 @ 70 scheme developing research for nurses and midwives at UHDB

A member of Team UHDB has recently been rewarded with a place on a prestigious scheme which aims to strengthen the research voice and influence of nurses and midwives across the NHS. ...

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Innovative clinical trial for diabetic foot ulcer treatment underway

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Nottingham are leading a £2.5 million clinical trial looking into new types of psychological and behavioural t...

Contact Royal Derby Hospital

Research and Development Department
Medical School
Office 5033
Uttoxeter Road
Derby
DE22 3DT

Telephone: 01332 724 639

Email: dhft.RandDadmin@nhs.net
 

 

Contact Queen's Hospital

Research and Development Department
Clock Tower Wing
Queen’s Hospital Burton
Belvedere Road
Burton on Trent
Staffordshire
DE13 0RB

Telephone: 01283 566 333 ext 5496

Email: dhft.RandDadmin@nhs.net

 

NIHR PID Reports

We are contractually obliged to report on the performance of every clinical trial taking place in the Trust by publishing on a quarterly basis: the time from when we have been selected as a research site to the first recruited patient; and the recruitment to time and target for commercial contract clinical trials.