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About Us

About Us

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute hospital and specialist healthcare services for approximately 800,000 people living in and around York, North Yorkshire, North East Yorkshire and Ryedale - an area covering 3,400 square miles.

Currently we have over 100 research studies open to recruitment. The number of patients receiving relevant health services provided or sub-contracted by York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals that were recruited to participate in research approved by a research ethics committee between 1st April 2021 and 31st March 2022 is 3882.

We are proud to be a partner with the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) in providing clinical placements and training for future doctors at Scarborough and York Hospitals.  As a Teaching hospital our researchers and academics have a strong track record of clinical and research excellence across the majority of our clinical directorates.

The Research and Development Team supports clinical research taking place throughout our Trust. On this Site you can find out more about us, the services we offer, the research we are taking part in, and about research in general.

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1st April 2023 – 31st March 2024

York & Scarborough

50 research studies open to recruitment


3246 patients recruited into clinical trials