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Our services

The Clinical Research Network Yorkshire and Humber provides a number of different services which support the delivery of clinical research in the region.

Study Support Service

The Study Support Service (SSS) helps researchers and the life sciences industry plan, set up and deliver high-quality research to time and target in the NHS in England. The service is provided by all 15 Local Clinical Research Networks for all studies eligible for network support, regardless of location, study type, study size, therapy or research area. Our Yorkshire and Humber Study Support Service staff are based in the NHS and work closely with Research and Development offices and research teams, providing access to best practice study tools and resources that minimise duplication across sites.

The Study Support Service provides support via the following work streams:

  • Early contact and engagement: SSS offers feedback on grant applications and patient pathways
  • Early feedback
  • Site identification
  • Optimising delivery
  • Effective study set-up
  • Performance monitoring

Further information regarding the support available can be accessed by contacting the Study Support Service:

To access our performance reports, visit the Reports page on our intranet (open to all):

Here you will find:

  • Recruitment to Time and Target report
  • Specialty reports
  • New studies report
  • New studies booklets


The Industry team is responsible for all stages of the life cycle of commercial research studies. Our aim is to work with all staff who are interested or involved in commercial research to ensure that we continue to grow and deliver for our industry partners and our patients.

The Industry team provides support in the following work streams:

  • Feasibility
  • Study set-up
  • Performance management
  • Business development 

For more information, contact the Industry team:

Primary Care/Community research

The Clinical Research Network Yorkshire and Humber has a dedicated primary care research delivery team. The team provides support in the following ways:

  • Identifies primary care organisations which want to get involved in research 
  • Study set-up
  • Training and development of primary care staff
  • Performance management
  • Supports research in oral and dental settings, care homes and pharmacists, among others

If you would like further information, contact:

Training and development

The Clinical Research Network Yorkshire and Humber offers a number of training and development opportunities particularly in the area of Good Clinical Practice (GCP). Click here for more information.

Join Dementia Research (Yorkshire and Humber region)

A dedicated team supports Join Dementia Research studies in Yorkshire and Humber: