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Despite the ongoing situation with Covid-19, RDS NENC continues to provide outreach activities across the North East and North Cumbria via remote working.  Please contact us if you would like further information or to discuss opportunities in your organisation.

Research Clinics

As part of the RDS outreach programme, RDS NENC  are currently operating a number of  virtual  research clinics throughout the region including City Hospitals Sunderland, Darlington Memorial Hospital, James Cook University Hospital, Northumbria University, South Tyneside District Hospital, Teesside University, University of Cumbria, University Hospital of North Durham, University Hospital of North Tees and the University of Sunderland –  where our RDS advisors can continue to offer free and confidential one-to-one advice with:

  • Designing a research study
  • Research methods (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Identifying suitable sources of funding
  • Involving patients and public in research design
  • Identifying potential academic, clinical and lay collaborators

Please contact us and we can arrange a  Zoom remote appointment based on your availability.  To  find out more about how RDS NENC can help you or if you are considering arranging a clinic in your organisation in the future then please do get in touch through our contact page.

Tailored Workshops and Presentations

We also provide tailored workshops and presentations relating to all aspects of preparing and submitting a high quality research application.  Please contact us through our contact page to discuss  future opportunities.


RDS NENC hosts NIHR and other events including opportunities for funding; for information on upcoming events please see our events page. If you would like the RDS to attend an event you are hosting please visit our contact page.