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Glossary

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  • Health Protection Research Units

    Health Protection Research Units (HPRUs) are 13 research partnerships between universities and Public Health England (PHE) and act as centres of excellence in multidisciplinary health protection research in England.
  • Health technology

    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.
  • HIC

    The NIHR Health Informatics Collaborative (HIC) has been set up to deliver high quality data in five key therapeutic areas across five of the largest university hospital trusts, each of which hosts a BRC.
  • HPRUs

    Health Protection Research Units (HPRUs) are 13 research partnerships between universities and Public Health England (PHE) and act as centres of excellence in multidisciplinary health protection research in England.
  • HS&DR

    Health Services and Delivery Research, one of the NIHR programmes. The HS&DR Programme funds research into the quality, access and organisation of health services, including costs and outcomes.
  • HTA

    Health Technology Assessment, the HTA Programme produces independent research information about the effectiveness, costs and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests for those who plan, provide or receive care in the NHS.