Our Research Delivery Infrastructure encompasses:

  •  More than 80 Research nurses and Research AHPs dedicated to facilitating over 300 pharmaceutical, device and academic studies.
  • A wealth of world class Chief & Principal Investigator experience spanning the range of specialties.
  • A newly-renovated, purpose-built Clinical Research Facility – The Barnes CRF.
  • The dedicated Hyperacute Stroke Research Centre.

Clinical trials represent an important way that Research and Development can contribute to improving the health of Salford residents. The New CTU at SRFT will significantly help to achieve this ambition.”

Professor Bill Ollier, Salford R&D Director

Salford’s Electronic Patient Record and collaboration with North West e-Health puts us at the cutting edge of patient identification and accurate feasibility across the Trust and Salford’s community.

On site partner facilities and research-enabling services include radiology, pathology, 3T MRI scanner (University of Manchester), Salford Royal Biomedical Facility, medical physics, pathology services, dedicated clinical trials pharmacy and aseptics services, cardiorespiratory services, Greater Manchester Neuroscience Centre, and clinical divisions.

Salford-based research across the region is enabled through vital strategic alliances, partnership working and close collaboration, dovetailing with key organisations and facilities including:

LCRN : Greater Manchester (hosted at Central Manchester)

University of Salford, University of Manchester and other academic institutions within the region

Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) Partner Sites

Wolfson Molecular Imaging Centre (University of Manchester)

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility (Manchester)

The University of Manchester

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust

Salford Clinical Commissioning Group

University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust

We are currently working with more than 75 leading industrial and academic partners to facilitate more than400 research studies. We deliver to time and target ensuring your research is patient-friendly, safety-focused and quality assured.

As a Trust we are renowned for our clinical prowess and research activity in the following clinical specialties:

  •  Stroke
  • Clinical haematology
  • Cardiovascular
  • Dementia  and neurodegenerative disease
  • Neurology, neuroscience, neurosurgery, spinal
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Trauma and critical care