Welcome to Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Research and Development Unit.

  • The R&D webpages contain a wealth of information and are designed to be a practical resource for all those interested or involved in research activity at Papworth Hospital.
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Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, which is the largest Cardio-thoracic tertiary referral centre in the UK, recognises the fundamental importance of research in the delivery of high-quality patient care. Central to this are the doctors, nurses and allied health professionals who deliver patient care.

Our R&D unit provides a comprehensive advice and support service encompassing all aspects of research project management from initial idea, applying for funding, costing and contracts, risk assessment, regulatory approvals, Trust approval, data management through to dissemination of results.

The R&D team, under the auspices of the Clinical R&D Director, comprises a Senior R&D Manager, Contracts and Finance Manager, Clinical Research Project Managers, Statisticians, Health Economist, Data Management team and a group of experienced Research Nurses and Research Coordinators.

This section is designed to be a practical resource for all those interested or involved in research activity at Papworth Hospital.

To navigate the R&D pages, please use the menu to the right.