Research with care

Research with care

CPFT is a top research active NHS trust and hosts the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration East of England. We work with global, national and local partners to conduct high quality, groundbreaking research into mental and physical health, and support innovation to improve care services. 

Every year we run studies with thousands of volunteers to learn more about conditions and find new therapies and treatments that work for different people. Our research translates the latest scientific discoveries and evidence into NHS care at CPFT.

Research stories

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CPFT joins the UK’s largest study of autism

CPFT is helping the Spectrum 10K research project to recruit 10,000 people with autism and their families, in the UK...

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Largest UK study with CPFT measures mental health impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

CPFT is collaborating on the largest study ever conducted on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown in the UK...

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Trust consultant elected to chair Royal College faculty

CPFT consultant psychiatrist Dr Annabel Price has been elected as Chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Liaison Psychiatry Faculty...

As a patient

As a patient, relative or carer using our services, sometimes you may need to turn to someone for help, advice, and support. 

Patient Advice and Liaison service  Contact the Trust