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Floor plans
  • Newly-equipped wards with 145 beds
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    Ward

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    Access to wards is controlled by an electronic fob system.

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    Light and airy ward bays create a fresh and cheery environment.

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    Open-ended ward bays for easy subject observation.

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    Nurse station with central monitoring of ECG, SpO2 and NIBP.

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    Sleep monitoring area with 4 soundproof bedrooms, each with integral toilet and shower.

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    Sleep room with infrared light, video, microphone and EEG monitoring.

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    Dining and recreation areas are next to the nurse station for easy supervision.

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    Recreation area with pool table, games and computers.

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    Pneumatic tube to transport samples to the laboratory.

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    Preparation room for point-of-care procedures.

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    TV rooms have glass partitions so subjects are visible from the nurse station.

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  • Pharmacy
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    Pharmacy

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    Non-sterile manufacturing area equipped for preparation of solutions and capsules, repackaging and relabelling.

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    Access to all areas controlled by an electronic fob system.

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    Secure temperature-controlled storage with separate quarantine area.

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    Radiopharmacy for manufacture of sterile and non-sterile radiopharmaceuticals.

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    Touch-screen, real-time, validated system for monitoring of temperature, humidity, particles and pressure.

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    Sterile manufacture – 2 negative pressure isolators; all clean areas commissioned and operated in compliance with MHRA best practice.

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    Additional production area for non-sterile manufacturing.

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    Secure temperature-controlled storage of IMP/NIMP in mapped, validated appliances.

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    Our staff includes QPs, Pharmacists, and broth-validated compounding technicians.

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    Access to clean room preparation areas via hatches.

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  • Laboratory
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    Laboratory

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    Automated analysers provide fast turnaround. Electronic transfer of results, interim reports, and bespoke data files.

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    Sophisticated LIMS with trial-specific stopping criteria, alert ranges and blinding requirements.

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    Samples received from our wards via pneumatic transmission in seconds.

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    Beckman Coulter 'Power Processor' connected to LIMS to minimise sample handling errors.

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    We process biological samples from trials of light-sensitive IMP in a room with low-energy light.

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    Flow cytometry and automated ELISA analysers, for safety and pharmacodynamic biomarker assays.

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    Pre-PCR and molecular diagnostics: high throughput DNA extraction and polymerase chain reaction tests.

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    Quantification of low-dose radioactive IMP for absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination (ADME) studies.

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    Automated cell counting including 5-part differential counts. Special red cell and platelet measurements.

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    High-throughput and fast turnaround of coagulation safety tests and pharmacodynamic markers.

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    Ultra performance liquid chromatography (UPLC) and liquid scintillation counter.

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    We can implement any trial-specific sample processing, storage and shipping requirements.

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    Spacious walk-in freezer allows us to organise and keep track of samples easily.

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    Spacious, temperature-controlled laboratory.

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  • Outpatient and support services
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    Outpatients and services

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    Landscaped entrance with green wall.

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    Spacious and light waiting area with water machine and magazines.

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    Central outpatients area with photocopier and PCs for staff.

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    Access to other areas controlled by an electronic fob system.

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    8 individual examination rooms with adjustable couches, ECG and NIBP.

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    Day ward with 5 couches for outpatient visits and screening multiple subjects.

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    Access-controlled document store with lockable rolling-stack shelving.

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    Main reception area for receiving volunteers and visitors.

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    Separate entrance for receiving deliveries.

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    On-site industrial laundry for linen from our 145 beds.

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  • Staff and visitor services
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    Staff and visitor services

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    The restaurant balcony – for al fresco lunch in the summer.

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    Hot meals and salads to suit all tastes, freshly prepared each day.

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    Large, bright social areas where staff meet for fresh coffee or a cooked breakfast.

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    A dedicated training team runs our university-accredited course in Clinical Pharmacology Practice.

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    Staff and visitors enjoy high-quality subsidised meals from our own kitchen.

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    Seminar rooms for training staff.

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    Meeting spaces equipped for presentations & teleconferences.

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    A Resident Medical Officer is on-site 24/7.

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    Dedicated areas for trial monitors.

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    Our newly-equipped kitchen can prepare 200+ meals a day.

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    Dieticians advise on catering for special dietary requirements.

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