University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust is a regional and national centre for specialist clinical services. It is home to some of the country’s leading clinical research institutions, and is dedicated to developing and implementing groundbreaking treatments, technologies and techniques.


  • Clinical Research Facility

    CRF Team

    The NIHR / Wellcome Trust Birmingham Clinical Research Facility (CRF) is a purpose-built, dedicated unit where study participants take part in research programmes safely according to robust, ethically approved trial protocols. The CRF is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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  • Trauma research

    MERT helicopter landing at Camp Bastion

    Read about unique research into injuries
    QEHB is home to the NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre,  a national centre for trauma research, taking discoveries from the military frontline to improve outcomes for all patients in the UK.

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More events
  • 21Jun

    Rare Disease Patient Information Day

    21 June 2014

    Venue: Postgraduate Centre, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TQ Date: Saturday, 21st June 2014 Time: 09:00 to 16:30 Rare Disease Patient Information Day is taking place on the 21 June 2014 the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham will be hosting…

  • 20May

    UHB Research Showcase 2014

    20 May 2014

    Venue: Main Atrium, New Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2WB Date: Tuesday, 20th May 2014 Time: 10:00 to 15:00 Experts at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham are giving the public a chance to see some of the…


More news
  • World class burns experts gather in Birmingham

    06 February 2015

    Experts in burns research from as far afield as Australia gathered at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham on Monday 26th January. The Healing Foundation Centre for Burns Research, based at QEHB, hosted the first European…

  • The 100,000 Genomes Project

    02 January 2015

    The West Midlands will deliver one of 11 centres across the country that will lead the way in delivering the 100,000 Genomes Project. The three-year project, announced today (Monday 22 December 2014) by NHS England…