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

For Health Professionals - Become Research Aware and Engaged

The Evidence Based Practice Forum

  • An initiative to promote evidence-based practice (EBP) within STH
  • Brings together clinical staff involved in EBP from across STH
  • The new structure gives participants "ownership" of research questions and the opportunity to develop confidence in their skills related to EBP
  • Helps staff to compare and discuss relevant issues across department boundaries, allowing networking of existing evidence and helping to generate priorities for future research activity that could be adopted by the trust
  • Contact Irene Mabbott - for more information.


Courses and experiences of Health Professionals in research

Pharmacy Research UK

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) is the principal funder of pharmacy research in the UK.  PRUK is a small, independent charity, committed to supporting pharmacy to improve the health of the public. To do this, PRUK fund research projects and individual bursaries, helping to develop research skills across the pharmacy sector.

Health Talk

On, you can find out about the experience of nurses, midwives and allied health professionals (NMAHPs) in research. Researchers talked to 45 NMAHPs from across the UK. Find out what people said about issues such as their research activities, working with colleagues, supporting patients and career progression.

Council for Allied Health Professions Research

The Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR) is supported by 13 AHP organisations. The council comprises a strategy committee, a professoriate and a UK-wide regional hub network. The council's mission is to develop AHP research, strengthen evidence of the professions’ value and impact for enhancing service user and community care, and enable the professions to speak with one voice on research issues, thereby raising their profile and increasing their influence.


Free Online Courses

Research Champions

The development of the Research Champion role has recently come to fruition. The aims of this role are to capture and engage staff within the directorates across the Trust, to spread the knowledge of current research activities and promote patient involvement. Please see here for more information and the Research Champion and Cafes strategy.

Podcasts - Health Professionals at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals describe their journey into research

We will soon be interviewing health professionals at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals who are at different stages in their research career, from those that have recently completed internships through to senior clinical academics describing why they got into research and why it is important.