The Cambridge clinical research centre (CCRC), consisting of the NIHR / Wellcome Trust clinical research facility (CRF) and a clinical investigation ward (CIW), is a safe, well-equipped and professionally staffed research facility. Facilities include 11 inpatient beds, 7 day case beds for interventional treatments and outpatient and investigation rooms available Monday to Friday 8am–8pm. The unit employs highly trained staff skilled in chemotherapy and monoclonal antibody drug administration, endoscopy procedures and metabolic and physiological measurement expertise. It has equipment for DXA, BOD POD, and direct and indirect calorimetry. Facilities are also available for dietetic interventions, diet manipulations, sample handling and processing, and university and NHS IT systems including wifi.
Investigation rooms open 8am - 8pm, Monday to Friday
Departments / units / service enhancers
NIHR / Wellcome Trust clinical research facility (CRF) and a clinical investigation ward (CIW)
Caroline Saunders - Head of clinical operations
Information for patients
From first contact with our office, our highly experienced staff can support your research and guide you through any necessary administrative processes from governance and indemnity issues to best clinical practice and staff education.
Patient support links
Applications can be emailed to CCRC applications.
CCRF, NIHR / Wellcome Trust clinical research facility (CRF)
Clinical investigation ward
Nearest bus stop
Nearest car park
Car park 2