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RandD Central Team

The UHD Research and Development Central Team supports research within the trust, by providing services and systems for research approvals, governance and quality assurance. The office is divided into several sub-teams: Quality, Sponsorship, Capacity & Capability, Process, Finance and Information.

The contact details for the UHD RandD Central Team are as follows:

Rand D Department
1st Floor, Cornelia House
Poole Hospital
Churchfield Road
BH15 2QP
Tel: 0300 019 8500
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Research Disease Areas

Research takes place in many disease areas throughout UHD, spanning six divisions.

Division 1

  • Cancer

Division 2

  • Cardiovascular
  • Diabetes
  • Metabolic and Endocrine
  • Renal
  • Stroke

Division 3

  • Genetics
  • Haematology
  • Paediatrics
  • Reproductive health and childbirth

Division 4

  • DeNDRon
  • Mental health
  • Neurology

Division 5

  • Age and ageing
  • Dentistry
  • Dermatology
  • Health Services Research
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Public health
  • Primary care

Division 6

  • Anaesthesia peri-operative
  • Medicine and pain management
  • Critical care
  • ENT
  • Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology
  • Infectious diseases and Microbiology
  • Injuries and emergencies
  • Ophthalmology
  • Respiratory
  • Surgery

There are dedicated senior research nurses, research nurses, project coordinators, data management assistants and clinical trials assistants in each division which support the setup and conduct of research at UHD.

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