The CRF is supported by direct award from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) as well as via the NIHR GOSH Biomedical Research Centre.
Find our more about our facilities and read more about what it's like to visit us here:
- Our facilities
- Applying to use the facility
- How to find us
- What it's like to take part in research in the CRF
Key members of the CRF team at Great Ormond Street Hospital include:
Dr William van’t Hoff - Tel: +44 (0)207 762 6864
- Head of Nursing, Clinical Research:
Lorraine Hodsdon - Tel: +44 (0)207 762 6912
- Specialist Children’s Research Nursing Team:
The CRF is staffed by an experienced team comprising of two full-time Band 7 Children’s research sisters, seven dedicated Band 6 Children’s research nurses and a Band 4 Senior Health Care Assistant. The CRF Children’s Research Nursing team work in conjunction with the NIHR Clinical Research Network (LCRN North Thames) research delivery team, who are also based in this facility. A key aim of the CRF is to provide career development for all children’s research nurses working within the GOSH/ICH, as reflected in our specialist children’s nursing team structure.
Our dedicated support staff provide a tailored service to investigators undertaking all types of clinical research within GOSH. We currently have a Data Manager and research administrators as well as laboratory staff and a play specialist.