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Research Themes

We are a multi-discplinary team that work across five clinical themes:

Themes:

Trauma and Acute Care

Senior Research Nurse

Mark Verlander

Mark.Verlander@lthtr.nhs.uk 

 

 

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The Trauma and Acute Care team are currently supporting many simple and complex studies in the Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, Vascular, Respiratory  medicine, surgery, ENT and Gastroenterology.  We can also support studies in Infectious Diseases & Microbiology and Ophthalmology.

 

Chronic Conditions

Senior Research Nurse

Wanda Ingham

Wanda.Ingham@LTHTR.nhs.uk

 

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The Chronic Conditions team work across topics in stroke, kidney and renal disease, diabetes, endocrine and cardiology.

 

Oncology Team

Lead Cancer Research Nurse

Stephanie Cornthwaite

Stephanie.Cornthwaite@lthtr.nhs.uk

 

Senior Research Nurse

Sheila Calvert

Sheila.Calvert@LTHTR.nhs.uk

 

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The Oncology team support commercial and academic research across a number of tumour areas. For example: Brain, Breast, Colo-rectal, Prostate, Renal, Head and Neck, Lung, Skin, and Bladder amongst others.  The team are based in the Rosemere Cancer Centre and also work closely with the Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy teams.  As a team they offer access to over 40 research studies and clinical trials at any one time.

They work alongside a core team of Doctors, Radiotherapists, and data mangers to support patients along their cancer research journey.  The team are proud to work in research and continually go the extra mile for their patients, to give them the best opportunities.

 

Neurosciences

Senior Research Nurse

Marianne Hare

Marianne.Hare@lthtr.nhs.uk

 

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The Neurosciences team work closely with the neurology, neurophysiology and neurosurgery clinical teams.  The neurology portfolio covers inpatient and outpatient settings, working with both commercial and academic teams running pharmaceutical and non-interventional studies in areas such as multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, encephalitis and Parkinson’s disease.  We also work with the neurosurgeons with a range of studies looking at spinal disorders and intracranial haemorrhages.  We are part of the team who won the inaugural research team award in the Nursing Times Awards in 2014. 

 

Woman and Child Health

Senior Research Midwife

Katrina Rigby

Katrina.Rigby@lthtr.nhs.uk

 

 

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The Neurosciences team work closely with the neurology, neurophysiology and neurosurgery clinical teams.  The neurology portfolio covers inpatient and outpatient settings, working with both commercial and academic teams running pharmaceutical and non-interventional studies in areas such as multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, encephalitis and Parkinson’s disease.  We also work with the neurosurgeons with a range of studies looking at spinal disorders and intracranial haemorrhages.  We are part of the team who won the inaugural research team award in the Nursing Times Awards in 2014. 

Get in touch

Chorley and South Ribble Hospital

Preston Road

Chorley

PR7 1PP

01257 261222

Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane

Fulwood

Preston

PR2 9HT

01772 716565

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