• APRIL 27, 2021

    A Day in the Life of a Recruitment Officer

    Recruitment is crucial to my role as a Recruitment Officer – without any volunteers we would be unable to make ground-breaking and potentially life altering discoveries in terms of new treatments and medication. Being a Recruitment Officer involves being in…

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    • APRIL 27, 2021

    A Day in the Life of a Data Officer

    A Senior Data officer’s role within a Research setting forms an important part of any Research trial. Any patient specific information taken in regards to a specific trial must be documented; this includes blood results, vital signs, body temperatures etc….

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    • APRIL 27, 2021

    A Day in the Life of a Clinical Research Assistant

    The nature of the role of a Research Assistant on a Clinical Research Facility is completely different to that of a traditional health care assistant on a medical ward. It’s an incredibly busy department so, as newish recruits, you are very much thrown in…

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    • APRIL 27, 2021

    A Day in the Life of a CRF Research Nurse

    Being a Clinical Research Nurse is an interesting and rewarding job. I sometimes have to remind myself, that what I do in work on a daily basis could be making an important impact in the future of health care. As a Clinical Research Nurse, we are faced with…

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    • APRIL 30, 2018

    Patient & Public Involvement Strategy Launch

    We have recently launched our Patient & Public Involvement and Engagement Strategy for the next 5 years.

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    • NOVEMBER 21, 2017

    Collaboration between Primary Care Wirral and Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals

    The NIHR Clinical Research Facility at Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust and Primary Care Wirral Federation have embarked on an exciting new partnership, aiming to bridge the gap between primary and secondary care in relation to the…

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    • MARCH 6, 2017

    New Patient and Volunteer Recruitment Manager Welcomed

    Kate Dodd has joined the CRU as our Recruitment Manager. Kate joins us with over 20 years of NHS experience with the last 9 years being within research mainly within the primary care setting. Kate will be responsible for the recruitment of volunteers and patients…

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    • NOVEMBER 11, 2016

    New CRU takes shape!

    A few members of the CRU team had the privilege of visiting the new Clinical Research Unit on the 4th floor of the new hospital a few weeks ago. Whilst it is not fitted out as yet, we managed to see the Critical Care Facility which demonstrated what a complete…

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    • OCTOBER 7, 2016

    First Oncology patient dosed in a Phase I AME Trial

    The CRU doses its first ever oncology patient in a Phase I AME trial. After years of planning and preparation to provide the capabilities for AME Oncology Phase I Trials, the CRU dosed its first ever patient this month. In these Absorption, Metabolism and Excretion…

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