Cross Divisional Hub

The Cross Divisional Research Hub is a Specialist Research Team including Consultants, Specialist Nurses, Research Practitioners, Allied Health professionals, Clinical Trials Pharmacist and Clinical Trials Managers.

Cross Divisional Hub team works collaboratively with clinicians, service support departments and researchers within MFT, Universities, pharmaceutical companies, other NHS Trusts and patient groups to drive and lead on research and clinical trials across many disease specialities. We draw on scientific and clinical excellence to promote and carry out research which contributes to improvements in patient treatment and care.

The team carry out pioneering and diverse research themes in the following specialties:

  • Accident & Emergency
  • Audiology
  • Burns and Plastics
  • Ear Nose and Throat
  • Elderly Medicine
  • Gastro Intestinal Medicine
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Genetics including both Adult and paediatric cystic fibrosis
  • Infectious Diseases / Inflammatory & Immune
  • Neurology
  • Maxillofacial
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders (Rheumatology and Orthopaedics)
  • Paediatric Medicine
  • Pain & Anaesthesia
  • Urology

Our aim is to bring research to the bedside for patients and improve the quality of life for patients and their families with the opportunities to participate in today’s research which is tomorrow’s treatment. Cross Divisional Hub is leading the way in changing how future patients are treated and the diseases are managed.

Cross Divisional Hub undertakes research in various ways from Clinical Trials of Investigational Medicinal Product studies from ( Phase III to Phase IV) and non-Investigational Medicinal Product, Interventional, observational studies and medical devices trials. Cross Divisional Hub also support students and new researchers in their quest into the world of medical innovation.