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Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, Thomas Drive, L14 3PE
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Our Research Team

Our research team contributes 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. 


Gill Hamblin, Head of Research and Innovation

Telephone: 0151 600 1467

Email: Gillian.Hamblin@lhch.nhs.uk


Clinical Trials Coordinator

Telephone: 0151 600 1039



Dr Bashir Matata, Head of Clinical Trials Unit

Telephone: 0151 600 1380

Email:  Bashir.Matata@lhch.nhs.uk