WCH Research - For Women

Welcome to the North Bristol Trust’s Women and Children’s Research Unit.

We have a skilled research team dedicated to improving care for mothers and babies and who are interested in the life experiences of the women and parents who use the Women’s and Children’s services.  Providing excellent care is what drives us and understanding what works best for women and sometimes their families enables change. 

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Research is known to benefit those who choose to take part. Participating in clinical research studies has the ability to impact the way we practice very quickly and change care for future generations, as taking part lets us better understand the medicines or treatments we use, and when we should make changes.

You may also be interested in helping us develop studies. Women and their families have the ability to change what we do. Having women’s opinions with a range of life experiences can help us develop future work; this helps us ensure future studies are acceptable to other women and families.

Thank you for taking the time to consider research participation. Please take a look at the studies that we have available and contact us if you have questions, one of the team will be pleased to answer any questions you may have.


Current studies

For more information, please visit our Current Studies page.

How can you help?

We are committed to involving patients and the public in every stage of a research project’s journey. We are always keen to expand our PPI group and have new members join us. Find out more about Patient & Public involvement here.

Meet the team

Discover the professionals that make up our Midwifery Delivery team

Contact Women & Children's Health Research Unit

Women & Children's Health Research Unit
The Chilterns
Southmead Hospital
Bristol, BS10 5NB

Email:        WCHResearch@nbt.nhs.uk
Telephone: 01174146764
Web:          www.nbt.nhs.uk/wchresearch