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Research and development

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is conducting over seventy clinical research studies and research activity is increasing, demonstrating our commitment to improving the quality of care we offer and to making our contribution to wider health improvement. 

The Trust currently support research activity within several clinical fields including:

  • Oncology
  • Cardiology
  • Stroke
  • Elderly Care
  • Paediatrics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Rheumatology
  • Community studies

This activity is supported by a dedicated Research and Development (R&D) department comprising: R&D Clinical Lead, R&D Manager, Research Governance Officer, Research Administrator and accountant. This team works closely with Principal Investigators (PI’s) research nurses, Allied Health Professionals and data officers involved in conducting research studies.

The R&D team are responsible for ensuring all appropriate research governance checks have been conducted to maintain research quality and provide safeguards to the public. In collaboration with divisional leads, NHS permissions are granted prior to commencement of any research undertaken.

More information

For more information contact:

  • Liz Still
    Research Support Manager
    Tel: (01323) 417400 Ext: 3880 / 3042