Northern Ireland’s Largest Research Delivery Platform

As Northern Ireland’s largest research delivery platform, we act as the central hub offering effective access to multi-disciplinary research stakeholders.

We work closely with research partners across Trusts, governance, academia, charities, and commercial sponsors.

We share knowledge, locally, nationally and internationally.

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The dedicated Hub for Advancing Healthcare

As the Clinical Research Network we are the dedicated hub for advancing healthcare across Health, Social and Primary Care environments.

Fulfilling a vital role within the wider UK Clinical Research Networks, we enable delivery of clinical trials and other high quality research in NI.

Our Expertise, Infrastructure and Knowledge help us to not only assess, implement and deliver high quality research but also to offers participants an efficient route of entry to health and social care environments. 

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1st Patient Recruited to the antiviral PAXLOVID arm of the PANORAMIC study in NI

The NI Clinical Research Network Primary Care team opened recruitment to the antiviral Paxlovid arm of the PANORAMIC study 23rd November 2022 and recruited their first patient in record time. The PANORAMIC study, a national priority clinical trial investigating COVID-19 treatments has recruited over 26,000 participants since opening on 8 December 2021, with over 1000 … Continue reading 1st Patient Recruited to the antiviral PAXLOVID arm of the PANORAMIC study in NI

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Special thank you to Yellow Design Branding Specialists on the launch of our new Clinical Research Network Brand

Pictured (L – R) Professor Jonathan Jackson – Clinical Research Director, Mr Michael McGlade – Yellow Design Creative Director and Dr Paul Biagioni – Clinical Research Network Senior Manager.   The Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre collaborated with Yellow Design throughout the rebranding journey. The project included five stages: 1. Research and Benchmarking – Brand … Continue reading Special thank you to Yellow Design Branding Specialists on the launch of our new Clinical Research Network Brand

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Clinical Research Network launch new brand, innovative new website and communications strategy

This week the Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre based at the Royal Victoria Hospital Belfast, launched their new brand today. Working in collaboration with Yellow Design branding specialists, the team presented their new brand, new website and strategic roadmap for the future to an audience of internal and external stakeholders from across HSC, academia and … Continue reading Clinical Research Network launch new brand, innovative new website and communications strategy

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Congratulations to our BHSCT Critical Care Research Team on their amazing recruitment

I’d like to highlight the amazing work being done by our Critical Care team, based in RVH.   In the month of August the collective team recruited 24 patients across 11 studies on their portfolio.   NI Clinical Research Director Professor Jonathan Jackson visited the team in the Critical Care Building at RVH to commend … Continue reading Congratulations to our BHSCT Critical Care Research Team on their amazing recruitment

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Top 10 Recruitment for HEAL-COVID – SHSCT/NIRRRG

There is amazing work being done on the HEAL-COVID Study by our NI Clinical Research Network/NIRRRG Covid Delivery team, in particular NIRRRG nurses Abitha Nair and Suzanne Tauro who have recently been driving recruitment in Craigavon Area Hospital SHSCT.   HEAL-COVID: A national clinical trial, aims to identify treatments that may be beneficial for people … Continue reading Top 10 Recruitment for HEAL-COVID – SHSCT/NIRRRG

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15th Baby Recruited to the SurfON Study – BHSCT

I’d like to highlight the amazing work being done on the SurfON Study by our NI Clinical Research Child Health team based in Royal Jubilee Maternity/Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.   SurfON is a multicentre, open-label, randomised controlled trial of early surfactant therapy versus expectant management in late preterm and early term infants with … Continue reading 15th Baby Recruited to the SurfON Study – BHSCT

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