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Research and Innovation

There is a renewed emphasis on research and innovation in the NHS, with the Secretary of State for Health now having a duty to promote and embed research into the core business of the NHS.

If you would like to know more about Research and Innovation at BSMHFT, please contact one of the following people:

  • Katie Warner(Innovation Lead)                                                                 katie.warner6@nhs.net

  • Katie Williams (Research Manager)                                                        Katie.williams10@nhs.net

Alternatively you can get in touch via telephone on 0121 301 4343.

research & innovation

The Clinical Research Network (CRN) West Midlands is the largest of the 15 local Networks across England with an economically and ethnically diverse population of around 5.67m. The Network is funded by the Department of Health and ensures clinical research occupies the place it deserves to in the day-to-day work of the NHS across the West Midlands locality, including Trusts, primary care organisations and any other qualified providers of NHS services. The Network is committed to actively involving and engaging patients, carers and the public in all aspects of its activity in order to improve the delivery of clinical research in the NHS. Click here to find out how you can get involved.