The team at Lakeside Research is delighted to have received two awards from the National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network East Midlands. It won the 'Outstanding Achievement by a Team' award and was also shortlisted in the 'Excellent Example of Collaborative Working' category.
The NIHR CRN team, comprising: Chief Operating Officer, Elizabeth Moss, Deputy Clinical Director, Prof Dave Rowbotham and Research Delivery Manager, Harpal Ghattoraya presented the certificates and trophy to the Research Team at their base in Cottingham Road, Corby.
Dr Amardeep Heer, Director of Innovation and Research said: 'This is testament to all of the team here and it was a huge effort. We are all very excited and despite all the challenges we had, it is fantastic to receive the Outstanding Achievement award.' He also paid tribute to other partners including the team from the CRN and staff in various hospitals when accepting the Collaborative Working Award: 'We couldn't have achieved this without everyone's help.'
Lakeside's Chair, Dr Sanjay Gadhia and Medical Director Dr Afraz Sheikh also attended the handover, which has been postponed several times since the awards were announced in November.
Lakeside Research runs trials on behalf of pharmaceutical companies and sponsors, providing detailed data which is assessed to reassure that medications and vaccines are safe and effective.