Key Contacts

This page lists the key contacts for anyone who wants to find out more about research opportunities at the Trust.

If you know who you need to contact, then please direct specific enquiries to them using their contact details below. Otherwise, please call 01603 289808 or email for general enquiries or email if you have an enquiry about commercial research.

All postal correspondence should be addressed to:

Research & Development (JRO)
Level 3 East
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Colney Lane


Chief of Research and Innovation : Alastair Forbes


Acting Research Services Manager: Julie Dawson

Tel: 01603 287806

Commercial Team

Commercial Research Co-ordinator: Julie Dawson

Tel: 01603 287806

Commercial Research & Recruitment Facilitator: Claire Gray

Tel: 01603 287062

 Commercial Research & Recruitment Facilitator: Karen Baucutt

Tel: 01603 288437

Grants & Finance Team

Research Grants Co-ordinator: Emily Woodhouse

Tel: 01603 289894

Contact Emily for support with research grant applications and information about their funding. For applications being led by the University of East Anglia Emily will liaise with the UEA Project Officers to ensure an efficient submission of the joint application.

Research Accountant: Julie Mercer

Tel: 01603 287805

Contact Julie for enquiries relating to R&D invoicing and finances.

Assistant Research Accountant: Sajina Sahul Hameed

Tel: 01603 289810

Research Governance Team

Research Governance Co-ordinator: Basia Brown

Tel: 01603 597297

Contact Basia for information and advice related to Research Governance.

Research Governance Administrator: Tom Clare

Tel: 01603 597305

Contact Tom for information about the Research Governance Committee, AE’s, SAE’s and SUSAR’s, Research Passports and Letters of Access.

Research and Development Data Support Officer: Mark O’Callaghan

Tel: 01603 597472

Contact Mark for information relating to documentation required for approval of research, requirements to register your study with the R & D department and requirements for amendments to existing research. Mark will pass on your details to our Study Facilitators who will then give advice and support on the approval and set up process.

Clinical Trial Monitor: Fran Dockerty

Tel: 01603 597313

Contact Fran for information on the monitoring of Research and Clinical Trials sponsored by NNUH.

Please note: Fran is currently on maternity leave but emails to her will be re-directed. Monitoring duties are currently being covered by Basia Brown.

Research Study & Recruitment Team

Research & Recruitment Facilitator: Michael Sheridan

Tel: 01603 287408

Contact Michael for information on facilitating the set-up of research studies involving Cardiology, General Surgery, Haemotology, Oncology, Plastics and Urology.

Research & Recruitment Facilitator: Laura Harper

Tel: 01603 289863

Contact Laura for information on facilitating the set-up of research studies involving Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Histopathology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Older peoples medicine, Microbiology, Neurology, Nutrition, Orthopaedics, Pathology, Paediatrics, Respiratory and Therapies.

Research & Recruitment Facilitator: Andrew Holmes

Tel: 01603 287376

Contact Andrew for information on facilitating the set-up of studies involving Audiology, Endocrinology, ENT, Ophthalmology, Anesthetics, Critical Care/ICU, Pharmacy, Mental Health, Radiology, Renal, Rheumatology, Public Health and A&E.

Research Office Administrator: Jennie White

Tel: 01603 289808

 Medical Statistician: Ian Nunney

Tel: 01603 597282

Please contact Ian for statistical advice for research.


Located at the UEA

Research Manager: Sarah Ruthven

Tel: 01603 591486

Contact the Research Manager for information on the management of healthcare research projects.

Enterprise and Commercialisation: Dr Jon Carter

Tel: 01603 591577

Contact Jon for advice and support on how to protect your intellectual property and appropriate routes for commercialisation.

UEA Project Officers

Yvonne Kirkham
Tel: 01603 597197

Contact Yvonne for research applications and projects involving researchers in the UEA Norwich Medical School.


Danelle Breach
Tel: 01603 593475

Contact Danelle for research applications and projects involving researchers in the UEA Norwich Medical School.


Graham Horne
Tel: 01603 591477

Contact Graham for research applications and projects involving researchers in the UEA School of Health Sciences.