Clinical Research Office and Clinical Research Facility

Clinical Research Office Sheffield ( provides assistance to investigators conducting clinical research in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and the University of Sheffield. Working closely with colleagues in the NIHR Research Design Service, the University of Sheffield Clinical Trials Research Unit and the Clinical Research Facility, they provide a streamlined service to support the stimulation, development, set-up, costing and management of clinical research in Sheffield.

As part of the CRO, the STH R&D department provides research governance support, and ensures studies adhere to the Research Governance Framework.

The STH R&D Coordinator for Respiratory studies is Lisa Watson.

Clinical Research Facility - A specialist environment for conduct of clinical research at RHH and NGH. Specialist research nurses and support staff provide a service tailored to each study. CRF is funded in partnership by the National Institute for Health Research, STH and the University of Sheffield:  

Related Staff

Dr Jim Lithgow
Research Coordinator
Dr Lisa Watson
BSc, PhD
Research Coordinator