Liverpool Women’s has strong links with academia. The University Department of Women’s and Children’s Health is based at Liverpool Women’s Crown Street hospital site and includes a team of senior clinical academic staff.
Research and collaborative working
Research focuses on clinical trials and Cochrane Systematic Reviews, tropical obstetrics, preterm labour and birth, neonatal drug development, endometriosis, and myometrial contractility. Current research is funded by the Medical Research Council, the National Institute for Health Research, Wellbeing, the Moulton Trust, the Gates Foundation, and the EU. There is close collaboration between the Trust, the Department of Physiology and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. The Department also houses the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, the most productive Cochrane Review Group worldwide.