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The Functional Disorders Research Hub is made up of a dedicated Specialist Research Team including Consultants, Specialist Nurses, Research Practitioners, Allied Health professionals along with a dedicated Clinical Trials Pharmacist.

Through collaborative working within MFT, Universities, other NHS Trusts and pharmaceutical companies; we draw on scientific studies and clinical excellence to promote and implement research which contributes to improvements in patient care.

The team carry out pioneering and diverse research in the following areas:

  • Accident & Emergency
  • Audiology
  • Burns and Plastics
  • Ear Nose and Throat
  • Elderly Medicine
  • Gastro Intestinal Medicine
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Crohn’s Disease General Surgery Genetics
  • General Surgery
  • Genetics
  • Infectious Diseases / Inflammatory & Immune
    • Sexual health
    • HIV
    • Meningitis
  • Neurology
  • Maxillofacial
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Paediatric
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Epilepsy
    • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Pain & Anaesthesia
  • Rheumatology
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Lupus
    • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Urology

Our aim is to provide MFT patients and their families with the opportunity to participate in today’s research which is tomorrow’s future. Your hospital is leading the way in changing how we treat patients.

You can be part of research in different ways, ranging from observational studies and questionnaires to clinical drug/device trials.

If you would like more information or would like to be a part of our research please contact The Functional Disorders Hub on 0161 291 5768.