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Research Study Areas at CDDFT

Below is a small selection of the studies currently open at CDDFT. Check back soon as more studies will be added to the website on a regular basis.

Our research specialities are constantly expanding across the Trust.  We are currently research active in the following areas (click on the Research Area for more information, if available):

Research Study Areas
Cancer Gastro Intestinal (GI) Hepatology (Liver studies)
Maternity Reproductive Health & Childbirth Paediatrics
Cardiology Critical Care & Anaesthetics Surgery
Ear Nose & Throat (ENT) Rheumatology Diabetes
Endocrinology Respiratory Haematology
Renal Radiology Stroke
Trauma and Orthopaedics Dermatology Dietetics (nutrition)
Infection Diseases Surgery



If you are interested in taking part in a trial (or looking to open a trial at a new site) then please contact


Darlington Memorial Hospital on 01325 743366 or

University Hospital of North Durham on 0191 333 2521 or


'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital