Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest general hospital foundation trusts in the country.

They provide acute medical and surgical services to Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire and specialist services such as cancer, dialysis and eye surgery to a wider population across Berkshire and its borders.

At the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, they are continually striving to better the health and wellness of our nation through research.

Research helps save lives and evidence shows that research-active organisations have better patient outcomes, compared to those which are not research active.

Their mission 

Their mission is to work in partnership to develop a sound Research and Development culture whereby researchers feel supported within our organisation which has seamless links across all departments along with Ethics Committees, Universities and Industry. 

They aim to be recognised for quality research that contributes to excellent patient care and improving professional development, whilst attracting funding of the highest level and clinicians or researchers of the highest calibre. 

They plan to consistently deliver quality research care, maintain our position as one of the top 5 highest recruiting DGH (district general hospitals) in England and to build a sound reputation amongst internal and external stakeholders for accessibility and quality of service for conducting research.

The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is part of the Thames Valley and South Midlands (TVSM) Clinical Research Network (CRN). You can find out more about their clinical research network on the NHS National Institute for Health Research website.

Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and NCIMI

Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has partnered with NCIMI (National Consortium of Intelligent Medical Imaging) to investigate the role that AI can play in medical imaging.

To learn more about them please visit their website.