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

"This is a research active trust and you may be approached to take part in research."

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. 


Dr Jay Wright, Clinical Lead for Research

Email: david.wright@lhch.nhs.uk 

Dr Bashir Matata, Head of Clinical Trials Unit

Telephone: 0151 600 1380

Email:  Bashir.Matata@lhch.nhs.uk

Michael Noorzadeh, Research & Innovation Manager 

Telephone: 0151 600 1158

Email: michael.noorzadeh@lhch.nhs.uk

Colette McGee, Research Audit and Trial Monitoring Officer

Email: colette.mcgee@lhch.nhs.uk 

Tel: 0151 600 1013 

Sheila Whyte, Research Administrator

Tel: 0151 600 1876

Shirley Ratcliffe, Research Administrator

Tel: 0151 600 1876