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Wirral University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Research at the Trust

Our NHS Trust actively supports and encourages research. We currently have over 60 research studies open and during 2020/21 over 2500 people participated in a wide variety of studies.  

Many of our doctors engage in research and they are supported by a team of 9 research nurses, a research midwife and the administrative staff based within the Research Department.

Specialities involved in research within the Trust

The following specialities are currently involved in research within the trust:

  • Anaesthetic
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal
  • Critical Care
  • ENT
  • Haematology
  • Injuries & Emergencies
  • Microbiology
  • Neonates
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic
  • Paediatric
  • Renal
  • Reproductive Health
  • Respiratory
  • Rheumatology
  • Stroke
  • Surgery
  • Vascular