Our Support

The Reproductive Health and Childbirth Specialty is one of 30 Specialties which bring together communities of clinical practice to provide national networks of research expertise.

Our job is to ensure that the reproductive health and childbirth studies that are included in our national portfolio of research receive the right support to ensure they are delivered successfully in the NHS.

The Reproductive Health and Childbirth Specialty oversees research that deals with areas such as:

  • Birth defects
  • Developmental disorders
  • Low birth weight
  • Preterm birth
  • Reduced fertility
  • Impotence

National Reproductive Health Clinical Specialty Leads

Each of our 15 Local Clinical Research Networks has at least one nominated local Clinical Specialty Research Lead for Reproductive health. These clinicians lead research groups to promote and support Reproductive health research within the NHS trusts in their area.

At a national level the local leads come together to manage the national Reproductive health clinical research portfolio. This involves regularly reviewing the progress of studies, identifying barriers to recruitment, and coming up with solutions and strategies to help overcome those barriers. Our National Specialty Group of clinical experts offer advice and support to commercial and non-commercial customers looking to conduct research in the NHS.

Meet our National Specialty Group Members  

Resources

CRN Reproductive Health and Childbirth Specialty Leaflet

The Reproductive Health and Childbirth Specialty Leaflet gives an overview of the services we offer.

CRN Reproductive Health and Childbirth Specialty Profile

Read our Reproductive Health and Childbirth Specialty Profile to find out how we can support your commercial study.

How to access support

Find out how to apply for Clinical Research Network support and how your study can benefit from our Study Support Service.