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Find out more


We want to create more opportunities for the people of Weymouth, Portland and West Dorset to get involved in health research. The hub is based in the Linden Unit and is run by staff from two local NHS Trusts. We work alongside Dorset’s vaccination service.

Welcome video

"It's too easy just to let someone else step up to the plate, do the work and take the benefit. I wanted to make an effort to play my own part."
Michael – Research participant, Weymouth

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Meet the team

Our core team


Sarah Doyle

Clinical Lead & Head of Research, Dorset County Hospital 

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Carole Walford

Lead for Innovation and Research, Dorset Healthcare


James Rees

Deputy Clinical Lead for Research, Dorset County Hospital


How to find us

Linden Unit, Radipole Lane, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 0QE


There is a small car park and additional parking in nearby residential streets.

How to contact us 01305 362025

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"You really get VIP treatment at the hubs - the staff are so friendly and helpful. I don't live far away and it was no trouble to come in for the appointments. I was so grateful to get the original covid vaccine - and I knew that people stepped up for those original trials, so I wanted to help further. If you're considering taking part in research, I'd say go for it."
Derek – Research participant, Weymouth

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