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NIHR Southampton Clinical Research Facility

The NIHR Southampton Clinical Research Facility (CRF) is where the latest developments first enter the clinic, both from our own laboratories and from leading companies.

About the facility

The facility sits at the heart of University Hospital Southampton, one of the UK’s largest teaching hospitals. It is where our volunteers come to take part in research trials and studies.

It provides a modern, dedicated space for our research to happen. We cover a wide range of diseases and conditions, delivering results that advance knowledge and improve patient care.

What we offer

Integrated with our NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre and WISH laboratory, the facility specialises in phase I and complex phase II studies.

It provides the early phase expertise, quality assure specialist research areas, equipment and support required to carry out research with patients or healthy volunteers.

Use of this facility gives access to:

  • research nursing teams

  • adult inpatient and outpatient areas

  • a dedicated paediatric area

  • specialist equipment

  • laboratory facilities

Please email to ask about using the facility.

For all other enquiries, please contact

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