PTTU provides the skilled staff and infrastructure to develop and deliver clinicial research projects for the benefit of patients and the community.

Professor Anoop Chauhan

Clinical Director

Professor Chauhan has been Director of Research and Innovation at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust since 2009. He has driven an exponential growth in research within the trust and developed a reputation within both the commercial sector and academia for the delivery of high quality research and innovation in healthcare technologies.

As a research active consultant in respiratory medicine, Professor Chauhan has offered high numbers of patients the opportunity to participate in research and clinical trials developed by his team in Portsmouth. He has introduced innovations in clinical pathways, developed new models of care and demonstrated a positive impact on disease control, quality of life, healthcare usage and health economic benefits in patients with respiratory conditions. This has been possible by bringing together patients, industry, innovators, commissioners and clinicians to identify and develop innovative solutions for unmet needs of respiratory patients. Many of his projects have received national acclaim, including recently an HSJ award for Value in Healthcare for Technology, Patient Safety Awards for Medicines Optimization and an HSJ Award for Primary Care Innovation. He has also won prestigious regional awards for leadership and Service Improvement and Innovation. He trained in Respiratory Medicine and completed his PhD as an MRC Clinical Training Fellow in Southampton. He is an Executive, and the Commercial Lead for Wessex Clinical Research Network; Programme Lead for the Wessex Academic Health Science Network and Executive Director of Research for Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust.

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