Clinical Research


The University of Nottingham Health Service is an NIHR CRN East Midlands Research Leadership site.

We have over 10 years experience in delivering NHS research, contributing to its future viability and benefiting our patients.

We have a broad portfolio but at the moment we are focused mainly on vaccine and immunity research and studies looking at ways to improve the mental health of younger people.

Priority Covid-19 Vaccine research

Com-COV3 Cohort B: Comparing COVID-19 vaccine schedule combinations in adolescents

The purpose of this study is to test how well young people (aged 12-15 years) respond to a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The study involves 4 or 5 visits to a clinic at Cripps Health Centre, The University of Nottingham Health Service over 6 to 7 months. Young people aged 12-15½ years may be eligible to participate.

Now closed to further recruitment. 

Currently Recruiting Non COVID-19 Research

HIS-UK Condom Study

Evaluating the Home-based Intervention Strategy (HIS-UK) to reduce new Chlamydia infection among young men aged 16-25 years by promoting correct and consistent condom use: What is the cost effectiveness of two different delivery models (face-to-face and digital delivery)? If you have any questions, please contact our research team or visit our study website: 

Want to have a say in research? Become a Research Champion!

We are recruiting ~10 Research Champion volunteers to get involved with Research at Cripps Health Centre. This will involved quarterly meetings where we discuss new and upcoming research studies. We want your opinions and thoughts on how to promote research to the general public. 

To sign up please email us on or call us on 0115 846 8888 and ask for the Research Team. 

New to Research? Find out more about what Clinical Research is

Starting Out Guide - Why and how to get involved in research | NIHR

What is Health Research? Online Course - FutureLearn

Be Part of Research Podcasts - Be Part of Research (

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