CRC Facilities


We have a dedicated entry on ground level which provides a comfortable and airy reception to welcome patients and visitors.  This area can also be used for occasional meetings or seminars.

Car Parking

We have ten dedicated patient car park bays directly in front of our building.  Priority will be given to patients with disability or mobility problems.  Parking is free and spaces can be reserved by calling the CRC reception.

Please note that parking fees apply in all other Ninewells Hospital car parks.

Clinical Suite

Our clinical suite includes:
• 6 consulting rooms all with NHS PC’s.
• 6 treatment chair bays
• 2 bed intensive studies room for overnight studies
• Category 2 suite.

Piped medical gases and suction are available in all clinical areas as well as nurse call and emergency buzzers.  CCTV monitoring is also available.

Administration Suite

The administration suite comprises office space to accommodate the administration team and quiet, write-up areas available for researchers and monitors. 
The bright and spacious meeting room, with AV equipment is ideal for training seminars as well as for business meetings.

Sample Processing Room

The sample processing laboratory is fully equipped with centrifuges, ice maker, fridge and freezers.  A separate freezer store houses a number of -80º freezers. All fridges and freezers have electronic temperature logging and alarm call-out systems.


We have an on-site pharmacy for clinical trial product preparation and dispensing under the control and direction of the Ninewells Hospital NHS clinical trials pharmacist.

Record Storage

Clinical trial documentation is stored securely in our records store for the duration of your study.  Long term off-site storage of study documentation can also be arranged.

Imaging Suite

On the lower level we have the following:
• 3T MRI scanner with NHS radiology staff.
• fMRI capability
• Pharmacy preparation area.
• Patient changing areas
• Image analysis area (capacity 10 people)


Public Information Point

The CRC Public Information Point is located in the main concourse at Ninewells Hospital and acts as a primary conduit for raising public awareness and understanding of clinical research.  This area allows patients and visitors to ask questions about clinical research studies and how they can get involved.  Patients will be made aware of your study in this area.