Research Opportunity

Salary Unspecified
Town/City St Neots PE19 8ER
Payment type Per annum
Region East of England
Contract type Fixed term
Closing date
Type of employer Private provider
Name of employer Thalidomide Trust

Other benefits

Vacancy details

Pain Management Research – Call for Applications

The Thalidomide Trust is a UK-registered charity that provides advice and support to 437 beneficiaries living with the effects of the thalidomide drug that caused serious birth defects in babies born to women who ingested the drug during the first trimester of their pregnancy in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

We are seeking to commission research into Pain Management amongst our beneficiaries that will meet the following aims -

  • To define the experience of pain suffered by beneficiaries.
  • To identify and describe best practice approaches to pain management and their efficacy with the beneficiary group
  • To define and describe an effective pain management pathway that reflects and matches the needs of beneficiaries of the Thalidomide Trust.

A detailed brief can be found on our website -

A funding award of up to £75,000 is available.

How to apply

Bids to undertake this work must be received by 12 noon on 17 April 2023 and must be submitted on the application form attached to the brief  to

Shortlisting will take place before the end of April and applicants will be notified as soon as possible if they have been shortlisted for interview.

Interviews will take place on 11 May 2023

If you have any questions about the requirements of the brief or the application process please contact

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