Research at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Booster vaccine


The Research & Development Dept. at University Hospitals Plymouth are looking for participants interested in taking part in a trial of booster COVID19 vaccines. Volunteers would need to bein good health and have had two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. You must have had both doses before March 1st 2021.

If you are interested and would liketo know more please email: and register your interest today. We will then contact you by phone to discuss your general health and discuss potential studies with you.


Our vision is to improve the health and wellbeing of our local population by conducting high quality, well run research which is relevant to their needs by embedding research as part of our core business.

To find out more about research opportunities at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust either as a researcher or participant, ask your health care professional or contact the R&D team today. 


We would like to celebrate our amazing colleagues on Clinical Trials Day for all their hard work supporting research. Please watch the video below to hear their reflections over the last year.




Crockery Research Study

Derriford team seeks to improve patient nutrition through food presentation   A gastroenterologist and team of dieticians at Derriford Hospital are seeking to find out whether a patient’s appetite can be increased through the presentation of their food, in order to improve inpatient

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