The NIHR WoundTec HTC is hosted by Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which is home to one of England's only dedicated wound healing research units at the Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI).
About Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust runs the Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke’s Hospital.
The Foundation Trust also manages the four local community hospitals at Westwood Park, Westbourne Green, Shipley and Eccleshill, GPs with a special interest in gynaecology and urology, and services for stroke, TIA, sexual health, heart failure, cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes, Parkinson's and haemoglobinopathy.
The Bradford Royal Infirmary is home to one of the busiest A&E departments in the country with more than 135,000 attendances each year, while the maternity unit is also one of the busiest, delivering more than 6,000 babies each year.
For more information please visit www.bradfordhospitals.nhs.uk
About Bradford Institute for Health Research:
The Bradford Institute for Health Research (BIHR), of which Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a key player, is a young and vibrant research institute, located at Temple Bank House within the grounds of the Bradford Royal Infirmary.
In the 7 years since it was established, it has created a distinctive ethos and environment for conducting high quality applied health research that makes a difference. It is unusual in being part of the local NHS and embedded in the local Bradford multi-ethnic community whilst at the same time conducting world leading research in partnership with universities. The Institute attracts staff who are committed both to excellence and to making a difference locally and who are working with patients to develop and implement research ideas of clinical relevance.
For more information please visit www.bradfordresearch.nhs.uk