Our Research

Our vision is to lead research for safe, high quality and sustainable care by embracing diversity of experience and expertise

Involving Patients and the Public
Supporting Impact: Tools and Resources
Our Team
NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Research Collaboration

YQSR Group Research Seminars and Webinars

The aim of the Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group’s seminar series is to bring together academics, clinicians and NHS managers in an intellectual and social environment to exchange knowledge, experience, and ideas. The format of each seminar is intended to encourage a range of perspectives and engagement. We invite national and international speakers to present on patient safety topics of interest to researchers, Health and social care managers, clinicians, policy makers and patient representatives. Please join us.

Our seminars take place in-person at The Wolfson Centre for Applied Research and also online. Please see below our current seminar programme with booking link.


Forthcoming Seminars and Webinars:

Thursday 18 April – 11.30am – 12.30pm Improving recognition and treatment of deterioration: Incorporating patients’ worries & concerns in the assessment of acute illness delivered in-person by Dr Liz Tomlin, Head of Quality Improvement and Clinical Outcomes, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Seminar rooms, Wolfson Building (Bradford Royal Infirmary) To book, click here


Current Vacancies

Senior Research Fellow – 46 months (Fixed Term)

Band 7: £43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum

Closing date: 3 May 2024

We are seeking an enthusiastic, collaborative and highly organised researcher, with experience in research project management and conducting high quality, health services or applied health qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods research to join our friendly team. The successful applicant will lead studies in the Decluttering (safely) for Safety theme as part of the NIHR funded, prestigious Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Research Collaboration (YHPSRC). This theme is led by Professors Rebecca Lawton, David Alldred and Robbie Foy. The YHPSRC is a 5-year collaboration between the University of Leeds and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and one of six NIHR-funded centres for patient safety research across the country. The aim of the Yorkshire and Humber PSRC is to deliver research that makes care safer.

For questions about the job, contact:

Director of the NIHR YHPSRC and Theme Lead                                    Professor Rebecca Lawton R.J.Lawton@leeds.ac.uk

Click here to apply

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