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Research, Development and Innovation

Research, Development and Innovation is a central part of our Trust. The team oversees research projects and promotes and encourages research within the Trust.


Key functions are:

  • To develop and maintain the research strategy of the Trust
  • To develop a strong research culture among health professionals, enabling them to make the best clinical decisions for their patients, supported by the best evidence based practice
  • To identify research priorities
  • To establish a support network for researchers
  • To screen research proposals and issue guidance, support and approvals as appropriate for research to take place within the Trust
  • To promote and encourage service user involvement in research


Please visit our Research and Innovation website for more information