Research & Development (R&D)
The R&D department:
helps staff to design, fund and run studies
helps staff to obtain the necessary regulatory approvals for studies
offers advice and research training
contributes to Trust funds
For more information, see the presentation on R&D activities at West Suffolk .
IMPORTANT NOTES: 1) All research MUST have written Trust Approval (issued by the Research Operational & Governance Committee (ROC) on behalf of the Trust) before it can start.
2) All researchers at West Suffolk must hold a substantive contract or an honorary clinical contract with the Trust or acquire a Letter of Access or Honorary Contract before starting their research. For further details click here .
Dr Victoria Stoneman
The Research & Development Office is situated in the Education Centre at the West Suffolk Hospital.
The office is open 4 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday).
At all other times you can contact the R&D office at Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust on 01480 830541
Patient and Public Involvement
For information on patient and public involvement in research projects, from reviewing patient information sheets to commenting on research protocols, contact Justine Hill, Patient and Public Involvement officer, West Anglia Comprehensive Local Research Network, WACLRN-PPI@addenbrookes.nhs.uk