Research and Development
“Research and the resultant evidence based practice allows our staff to employ the world’s best knowledge and techniques. This drives the excellence of the Trust and is a key component governing why our patients rate the care they receive so highly”
Raj Jain, LHCH Chief Executive
Our Research Goals
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital has a strong research ethos, with research being one of its Strategic Objectives:
“to develop a world class research function”
Our research team contribute to large national and international studies as well as local pilot studies, all of which aim to make significant advances in the treatment options offered to patients.
"Maximising the potential of innovations for the improvement of patient care"
How we Conduct Our Research
At LHCH we follow the guidelines set for research by the Department of Health.
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is part of the Department of Health; its main aim is commissioning and funding research focusing on improving outcomes for health and social care.
The key objective is to improve the quality, relevance, and focus of research in the NHS.
Contact the Team
General Enquiries / Feedback About Research and Development
Research and Development Manager
Dr Margarita Perez Casal - 0151 600 1467
Head of Clinical Trials Unit
Dr Bashir Matata - 0151 600 1380