2020: A Year to Remember at NIHR Sheffield CRF

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt across the NHS and research infrastructure like nothing else in the lifetime of Clinical Research Facilities (CRF).

Whilst we can see and appreciate the struggles and challenges the last 12 months have brought, now is surely the time to celebrate the achievements and triumphs of the research infrastructure. We look forward to a time when we can reflect on how adaptations that we have made could be for the better.

The NIHR Sheffield CRF would like to take an opportunity to share some of the adaptations we have made in a time when there has never been more awareness of clinical research thanks to advancements that we have contributed to with unprecedented speed.

Please read more in our blog for the UKCRF Network

(March 2021)

NHS Covid-19 Vaccine research registry

A new NHS service was launched on 20 July 2020, helping people across the UK sign up for information on the new COVID-19 vaccine trials.

Please click on the links below for more information and details on how to sign up:

NIHR news story

Be Part of Research

Last updated: 29/07/2020

COVID-19 Clinical Research

NHS Trusts are being asked to contribute to the national research activity relating to COVID-19, and we are taking part in a number of research studies aimed at improving our understanding of the virus and progressing the development of possible treatments.

COVID-19 research has been given priority status by the Chief Medical Officer for England and the Department of Health and Social Care. Teams across the Trust are leading or participating in national and international research trials and observational studies, with further research being established. You can read more about this on the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals website.

Further information relating to COVID-19 research can be found on the Sheffield Clinical Research and Innovation Office website:

Current COVID-19 trials and other research at STH

Information for patients and the public on COVID-19 research

Information for researchers on COVID-19

COVID-19 funding opportunities

Last updated: 30/04/2020