Help us with our research
Through our existing NUH Volunteers scheme, we are planning to offer new opportunities for members of the public, carers and patients to work alongside our research teams across our hospitals. These opportunities will include:
- Raising awareness and helping us to promote the research we do
- Working with and advising researchers about all aspects of the research we carry out
- Representing our research on a regional and national level
We are grateful to Nottingham Hospitals Charity for their support for the Research Volunteers scheme.
Being a Research Volunteer
Being a Research Volunteer means that you will be a valued and recognised contributor to our clinical research teams.
You don't need to be an expert in clincial research or have any previous experience of research to get involved. In addition to the support that NUH provides to every volunteer, we’ll provide a full introduction to clinical research here and ongoing support to learn more about the different ways that research is improving treatment and care for our patients.
Research Volunteers will be able to choose the type of support they’d like to offer and what areas of research they'd like to be involved in. This includes research into diseases like asthma or diabetes, or in our specialist research areas. In each case volunteers will have the opportunity to work with our front-line research teams in NUH and in our centres of excellence:
Through NUH, Research Volunteers will also be able to become part of the wider regional and national networks for clinical research.
How it will work
You will be able to apply for one of our Research Volunteer opportunities using the NUH Volunteering application process shortly.
Research Volunteer opportunities will be advertised online. In the meantime, you can find all of the current NUH Volunteer vacancies online.
We plan to offer Research Volunteer roles to new applicants in the autumn.
Tell us what you think
If you would like to influence the way the Research Volunteers programme will work, then you can give us your views using our online survey.
Take the survey
You can give us your views on Research Volunteers at any time by completing our online survey.
For more information about Patient and Public Involvement in research at NUH, please email us.