Dr Andrew Ewer
I am the Director of Research and Development as well as a Consultant Neonatologist on the Neonatal unit at the hospital. I have an academic appointment with the University of Birmingham. Research is an integral part of my work both laboratory based and clinical projects. We are committed to driving the department forward offering strategic oversight, continuing to raise our profile of research across the Trust and to develop important partnerships with other institutions.
I am Head of research & Development and have held this post for over 6 years. We aim to offer an efficient service which supports our researchers to conduct high quality research which benefits patients.
My role is to support the R&D department and to help guide researches through the approval process. I deal with all governance related issues throughout the lifecycle of a study.
My role is to support the R&D department in co-ordinating and managing data. Ensuring that it is accurate and of high quality. I maintain site files and support the research staff where needed.
I am the Lead Research Midwife for R&D and support in the delivery and co-ordination of maternity trials.
I am the Lead Research Nurse for gynaecology and support the delivery and co-ordination of gynaecology trials.
I am the Lead Study Co-ordinator for Genetics and support the delivery and co-ordination of genetics studies across the Trust and region.
I am the research laboratory associate, providing laboratory support for trials as well as co-ordination of the research sperm bank.
Research Midwives/Nurse/Study Co-ordinators
We have a number of research midwives who work across the trust supporting maternity projects as well as a number of research nurses supporting gynaecology and neonatal studies. We have a number of study co-ordinators who support the range of genetics studies both within the trust and across the region due to the regional nature of the service.
All of these staff have a number of studies they are responsible for delivering all with very different backgrounds and interests.