Information for researchers


Page last reviewed: 16 June 2021.

Restart framework

In May 2020 the NIHR issued its Restart framework, to guide the restarting of NIHR research activities that had been paused due to COVID-19.

In line with government guidance and NIHR recommendations, most non-COVID studies have restarted where it is safe and feasible to do so. Indeed, on 20 January this year the NIHR was pleased to report that 69 percent of both commercial and non-commercial studies that were paused due to the pandemic had restarted.

Information for Research Teams

If you are a researcher in or around Cambridge who is looking for healthy volunteers for COVID-19 research or would like to involve our Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) panel in your research, please get in touch with the CUH R&D PPI and Communications team at:

In order to access our service, your study needs to be registered through CUH R&D and be recruiting patients from in and around Cambridge. Please note that Cambridge-based researchers are welcome to involve the CUH PPI panel at any stage of their research project or proposal.

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