As tech companies scramble for a slice of the medical device market, clinicians must proceed with caution
19 June 2018In our latest blog, Professor John Pepper shines a light on the medtech used to treat aortic disease and the urgent need for more research studies.
15 June 2018George Davey-Smith introduces our next research legend Professor Jean Golding, an epidemiologist who founded the Children of the 90s study. Her blog is part of our I Am Research campaign, which this year celebrates the NHS's 70th birthday.
13 June 2018In our latest blog Carole Bennett writes about her role as a lay member of the DIPLOMA Research Advisory Group. The NIHR-funded DIPLOMA study, based at Manchester University, is a large national evaluation of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.
08 June 2018In our latest blog, Carol Bewick, from the AMRC, highlights the huge role charities have played during the last 70 years in funding and supporting research to improve the NHS. Her blog is part of our I Am Research campaign, which also celebrates the NHS's 70th birthday.
04 June 2018Derek Stewart explains how patient data can be used to potentially improve health and social care services, but that it must be balanced with engaging and involving the public to maintain trust.
31 May 2018Dr Richard Russell explains that negative studies are not a failure - they can give insights into disease and have implications for future research.
25 May 2018Professor Andrew Fisher writes about our next research legend Sir Magdi Yacoub and his innovations in heart and lung transplantation. His blog is part of the NIHR's I Am Research campaign which this year marks the NHS's 70th birthday.
22 May 2018In our latest blog, Matt Westmore writes about how a new NIHR pilot scheme to allow researchers to embed studies evaluating alternative ways of undertaking a trial process can help improve studies and reduce waste in research.
20 May 2018Tina Coldham writes about how a deeply personal experience has led her to be grateful for health and social care research and for the NHS. Her blog marks International Clinical Trials Day and has been launched for our I Am Research campaign, which this year also celebrates the NHS’s 70th birthday.
18 May 2018Professor Carl Henegan makes the case for our next research legend, Sir Iain Chalmers, and the impact of his work on the availability of evidence for clinicians and patients.
12 May 2018Susan Hamer celebrates the contribution of nurses and midwives. Her blog marks International Nurses Day.
11 May 2018Professor Dave Jones remembers Dame Sheila Sherlock for her leading research into liver diseases. Her blog is the second in our Research Legends series for the NIHR's I am Research campaign as part of our celebrations for the NHS's 70th birthday.
10 May 2018Professor Esther Crawley writes about how her trial is using an innovative way to offer access to treatment to patients through Skype. Her blog marks ME/CFS Awareness Week.
04 May 2018Tim Coleman pays tribute to Sir Richard Doll for his landmark research into smoking and lung cancer. His blog is the first in our Research Legends series for the NIHR's I am Research campaign as part of our celebrations for the NHS's 70th birthday.
02 May 2018Professor Tim Harrison explains more about his NIHR-funded study evaluating whether quadrupling doses of inhalers could help reduce severe asthma attacks.
27 April 2018Dr Glenna Nightingale writes about her major new study to evaluate the effects of the recent 20mph speed limit implementation in two UK cities.