Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an international leader in innovative, ground-breaking research. Thanks to the generosity and commitment of our donors and fundraisers, we can support research at our hospitals where we can make a difference.

Research and innovation is at the heart of healthcare. Research is vital to ensure that patients with a diverse range of diagnoses receive the best treatment available. Medicine is always developing thanks to the incredible work of scientists and researchers, including many at our hospitals.

By supporting research, you can make sure that your local hospital continues to take steps towards breaking new medical ground every single day.

You can help make a difference and ensure a lasting impact. Below is just a sample of some of the research projects we have funded recently, thanks to the generosity of our supporters. A full list of projects funded in 2018 can be found here.

Seed Corn Funding Projects


Research undertaken jointly between the UEA and Dr Martin Patel into how a single dedicated OPM ED will impact on the patient.

Support innovative research

‘Pump prime’ pilot projects and new initiatives

Invest in people – doctors, clinical and healthcare scientists, nurses, midwives and other allied health professionals

Support research of exceptional relevance to patients and the NHS

Read more about the research we have funded at Recently funded research projects