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UKCRF Network Director
Senior Management Team (SMT)
  • Caroline Saunders, UKCRFN Deputy Director, Theme Lead (PPI) & Clinical Manager at the NIHR Clinical Research Facility at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (email)

  • Jennifer Allison, Theme Lead (Workforce Development) & Matron at the NIHR Clinical Research Facility at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (email)

  • Joanna Gray, Theme Lead (Supporting CRFs) & Clinical Manager at the NIHR Clinical Research Facility at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (email)

  • Paul Brown, Theme Lead (Clinical Trials) & Head of Research & Innovation at the NIHR Clinical Research Facility at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (email)

  • Caroline Barker, Deputy Theme Lead (PPI) & Strategic Lead for Patient and Public Involvement at the NIHR Clinical Research Facility at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (email)

  • Kate Blackstone, Deputy Theme Lead (Workforce Development) & CRF Operations & Business Manager at the NIHR Clinical Research Facility at Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust (email)

  • Karen French, Deputy Theme Lead (Supporting CRFs) & Operational Manager at the NIHR Clinical Research Facility at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (email)

  • Stephen Barnett, Deputy Theme Lead (Clinical Trials) & Operations Manager at the NIHR Clinical Research Facility at Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust (email)

  • Steve McSwiggan, SMT Scotland Representative & Deputy Director at the Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility (email)

  • Jeremy Towns, SMT Ireland Representative & Programme Manager for the Wellcome HRB CRF at St James’s Hospital in Dublin (email)

  • Chris Newman, SMT Directors Representative & Director at the NIHR Clinical Research Facility at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (email)

  • Joanna Knee, Head of Research Operations at the CRN National Coordinating Centre (CRNCC) / NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) (email)

  • Lucy Allen, Head of Collaborations at the NIHR Office for Clinical Research Infrastructure (NOCRI) (email)

Operations Team
Telephone Telephone: 0161 906 7509
Address Address: UKCRF Network
NIHR/Wellcome Trust Manchester CRF
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Grafton Street
Manchester
M13 9WL

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