The R&D team is here to help all staff members wishing to get involved in research, whether they are a novice or experienced researcher. The team provide a full support service covering all stages of a research study including:
If you are thinking about starting a research project, please speak with us as early as you can. Our experienced Clinical Project Managers are able to offer advice and assistance with study design and can also advise you on what information you will need to submit a research application and obtain Trust approval. If your research study requires funding we are able to identify suitable funding sources and play a pivotal role in writing grants.
If you are an investigator of a study or have been asked to coordinate a study for another organisation, again please contact us.
We can help you with:
If you are a Trust employee and have an idea for a research study or require assistance to set up a Royal Papworth sponsored study please contact one of our Clinical Project Managers who will be able to advise and assist you through the process of setting up your study.
We have a selection of documents and templates available to help you.
Some studies may require Royal Papworth NHS Hospital Foundation Trust to be the sponsor, if you would like further information regarding this please contact one of our Clinical Project Managers.
If a study has no third party sponsor, the Trust will usually act as sponsor for research where:
For information about the Governance process and obtaining Trust approval for your research study please visit our Research Governance page.
We are committed to maintaining high quality research further to which:
All research projects that involve patients, their data or tissue, facilities or staff members require NHS permission in accordance with the NHS Research Governance Framework.
We have a number of documents and templates to help you manage your study.