Clinical and research
Innovation focused on improving patient outcomes
Our teams push boundaries and expand medical knowledge:
Research and development
Working in partnership with leading universities, our innovative Research and Development (R&D) programme is improving safety and treatments for patients and donors.
Clinical Trials Unit
Our UKCRC-registered Clinical Trials Unit supports studies across all our products and services. The Unit works with leading researchers to design, conduct, analyse, and publish clinical trials and other prospective studies.
Organ donation and transplantation resources
Get the latest organ-specific statistics, reports, guidance materials, procedural documents, strategic initiatives, meeting presentations and agendas from advisory and patient support groups.
Clinical Biotechnology Centre
Our Clinical Biotechnology Centre (CBC) is designed to support healthcare, academic and commercial organisations through the production of DNA and protein-based therapeutics for early phase clinical trial and beyond.
Component Development Laboratory
We are part of NHS Blood and Transplant’s internationally recognised Research and Development programme. We specialise in translational research that changes the way blood is processed, stored or tested.
Operational support is provided by our governance and clinical effectiveness, and statistical teams.
These support the development of organ allocation schemes, data analysis and statistics, and ensure compliance with:
- Care Quality Commission standards
- Clinical audit
- Incident reporting
- Medico-legal issues