RDS NENC provides outreach activities across the North East and North Cumbria.  Please contact us if you would like further information or to discuss opportunities in your organisation.

2019 Research Clinics

As part of the RDS outreach programme, RDS NENC  currently operate a number of 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 –  no matter where you choose to attend, our RDS advisors will be on hand 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 click here for the full list of dates available – if the dates do not fit in with your busy schedule, then simply contact us and we can arrange an 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 and would like more information, then please do get in touch through our contact page.

Tailored Workshops and Presentations

We 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 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.