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Women’s and Children’s Division Research Unit


We are the Women's and Children's (W&C) Division based unit located across the clinical division in the following locations:

  • UHBristol Education and Research Centre- Children's research team, including the Paeds Onc/Haem/BMT research team, is based on level 6 along with the unit's Lead Nurse and the senior research nurses.
  • Bristol Royal Hospital for Children -
    • Level 5 Clinical Research Facility (within CIU)
    • Level 5 Children's burns Research Team Office
  • St Michael's Hospital - The Women's team members are based on Level E Ward 74.
  • Within the community setting across educational establishments and research participants homes.


We are a large friendly team comprising of the Lead Nurse for Research, three senior research nurses, two clinical (medical) leads and a research delivery team of research nurses, trial co-ordinators, data managers and research midwives.

  • Lead Nurse for Research: Natalie Fineman
  • Senior Research Nurse- Paediatrics and Reproductive Health:Tracey Bingham
  • Senior Research Nurses- Paediatrics and Paediatric Oncology, Haematology and BMT: Helen Pluess-Hall and Vicky Payne 
  • Senior Research Nurse- Children's burns:Karen Coy
  • Professors - Co Clinical leads: Adam Finn and Athimalaipet Ramanan


The team supports and delivers research in collaboration with all of the clinical teams within the division. We have a large varied portfolio of trials across the divisional clinical specialities and support embedded research nurses within the division.