East Kent Hospitals has been recognised in three categories:
• Outstanding Contribution to Research in Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
• Outstanding Contribution to Commercial Research in Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
• Outstanding Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) activity.
In the ‘category of ‘Outstanding Contribution to Research in Kent, Surrey and Sussex’, all three clinicians work for East Kent Hospitals.
The awards presentations event is being held at Copthorne London, West Sussex on 31 January.
Dr Tim Doulton, Director of Research and Innovation and Consultant Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist), who has been shortlisted in the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Research’ section, said: “It’s a great honour for me personally to be recognised in these awards.
“More importantly, however, is the recognition these awards gives to many colleagues and our patient representatives who work tirelessly to make East Kent Hospitals the leading centre for clinical research in our county.”