Suggest a research topic
Your ideas could help us to improve the health of the nation through research. Whether you are a patient, carer, service user or any other member of the public, we want you to let us know what ideas you would like us to consider for research.
- You can suggest a research question by filling in an online form.
- Suggest a topic to the Horizon Scanning Research & Intelligence Centre (HSRIC) about a new health technology that is not yet available to patients. Health Technology is an internationally recognised term that covers any method used by those working in health services to promote health, prevent and treat disease and improve rehabilitation and long-term care. “Technologies” in this context are not confined to new drugs or pieces of sophisticated equipment. The HSRIC provides the latest news on emerging technologies in healthcare, to key policy and decision makers and research funders within the English National Health Service (NHS) about emerging health technologies that may have a significant impact on patients or the provision of health services in the near future.
- Contact the James Lind Alliance to suggest a topic. The James Lind Alliance (JLA) is a non-profit making initiative established in 2004. It brings patients, carers and clinicians together in Priority Setting Partnerships (PSPs) to identify and prioritise the Top 10 uncertainties, or unanswered questions, about the effects of treatments. The aim of this is to make sure that health research funders are aware of the issues that matter most to patients and clinicians.