Clinical Research Office. A partnership between Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Sheffield

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Research Strategy 2015-2018

Overall Aim

The overall aim of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (STH) research strategy remains one of increasing the quality, quantity and impact of clinical research, so that it is viewed as an essential and valued activity by all members of the organisation and the wider Sheffield community. Research excellence leads directly to improved patient outcomes, both by attracting high quality employees and embedding a culture of the highest standards of healthcare delivery underpinned by evidence.

For details of our objectives, collaborations and our STH directorates, please click on the links below:


The STH Research Strategy is underpinned by a metric-based Performance & Operating Framework. For more details on this framework, please click here.