Wakefield Research Hub

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A collaboration focused on delivering health and care research in the Wakefield District, working to support and improve the health and wellbeing of local people. 

Wakefield Research Hub

Wakefield Research Hub is a collaboration, which is focused on delivering health and care research in the Wakefield District, working to support and improve the health and wellbeing of local people. 

Our vision

Wakefield Research HubWakefield Research Hub will deliver high quality research that responds to the needs of people in Wakefield, delivered by a flexible, responsive multidisciplinary workforce that are excellent and innovative at what they do. We will be known as the city that delivers research cohesively without barriers that is accessible and inclusive to all, and which makes a difference to lives, livelihoods and services.

Role of the Wakefield Steering Group

Wakefield Research Hub is overseen by a steering group of partners who provide active oversight and constructive discussion on the development of the Hub, its activities and performance in order to enable the Hub to meet its aims and objectives.  

Membership of the Wakefield Steering Group

Wakefield Steering Group members include representatives from each collaborating organisation. These are:

  • Connexus
  • The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • South West Yorkshire Partnership Foundation Trust
  • Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
  • Wakefield CCG
  • Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Accountable to 

Wakefield Research Hub is accountable to the NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network.

NIHR Clinical Research Network Yorkshire and Humber helps to increase the opportunities for people to take part in health and social care research and ensure that studies are carried out efficiently.

Wakefield District Health and Care Partnership

Previously referred to as the Wakefield Integrated Care Partnership, the new name for the partnership will be the Wakefield District Health and Care Partnership. It is evolving, with changes in the NHS and in social care, in particular with the Governments Health and Care Bill, which is expected to come into effect from 1 July 2022. 

Contact

Wakefield Research Hub is Chaired by: Judith Holliday judith.holliday@nhs.net

Secretariat is provided by: Pippa Reeve philippa.reeve@nhs.net