Contact us

If you are a patient or member of the public and wish to know more about our research studies, or you are interested in finding out more about becoming a 'Research Friend', please contact Ruth Hulbert, lead research Nurse on 07866 793813 or rhulbert@nhs.net.

If you are a researcher, industry or other external organisation and need to speak to someone about working with us, please contact our R&I office on 01227 783169 or ekhuft.researchandinnovation@nhs.net.

Contact info  

Ms Jessica Evans, Director of Research & Innovation    

Dr David Stephensen, Deputy Director of Research & Innovation    

Ms Ruth Hulbert, Lead Research Nurse

Dr Jane Povey, Research Facilitator

R&I Central Office (RICO)

Ms Caroline Cowley, Research and Innovation / Clinical Trials Unit  Manager

Ms Sarah Pygott, Research and Innovation Risk and Compliance Officer

Mrs Lucie Dodd, Research and Innovation Data Officer

Ms Katy Currid, Research and Innovation Assistant

General Enquiries
Tel: 01227 783169
Email: ekhuft.researchandinnovation@nhs.net

Research Delivery Teams

Cancer Research Teams

Oncology (Solid Tumour) Research Team   

Tel: 01227 866393

Haemato-oncology (Blood Cancers) Research Team

Tel: 01227 864129

Multi-specialty Research Teams

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital

Tel: 01843 234406, ext: 725-3269

William Harvey Hospital

Tel: 01233 616116

Kent and Canterbury Hospital

Tel: 01227 766877, ext: 722-3198  


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