21 September 2017Hilary Doxford has a diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer's Disease but talks about the benefits of taking part in research, and the hope it brings.
13 September 2017Catherine Moody explains how the Medical Research Council (MRC) and NIHR have joined forces to paint a picture of dementias research in the UK - made up of people working together for a better future for people with dementia. Her blog is the latest in our World Alzheimer’s Month campaign this September.
12 September 2017Professor Sir Simon Lovestone is investigating how to detect early signs of dementia before it develops and measure whether preventative interventions are effective. These two approaches will, he hopes, make it possible to do clinical trials on secondary prevention interventions quicker and more effectively. His blog is the latest in support of World Alzheimer's Month this September.
08 September 2017Dr Katie Featherstone uses sociology to improve the quality and humanity of care people living with dementia experience in hospital. Her blog is the latest in our World Alzheimer's Month campaign this September.
07 September 2017Peter Kinderman and Sarah Butchard write about the importance of protecting the the human rights of people living with dementia. Their blog is the latest in our World Alzheimer's Month campaign this September.
05 September 2017Martin Gulliford writes about how researchers are using electronic health records (EHRs) to generate new knowledge to benefit patients and the public. It is the latest blog in our efficient studies series.
01 September 2017Tom Dening is one of a large number of NIHR-funded researchers who are investigating aspects of dementia care other than drug treatments. He tells us about his work on hearing loss in care home residents with dementia, as part of our campaign to mark World Alzheimer’s Month this September
29 August 2017Dave Jones writes about how the NIHR is developing the research leaders of the future. His blog is the latest in our #WeAreNIHR series.
24 August 2017Stephen Smye writes about how new medical imaging technologies are driving significant advances in patient care.
21 August 2017Janet Valentine and Jennifer Quint explain how electronic patient health records (EHRs) provide huge potential for clinical research within primary care settings
16 August 2017Dion Morton outlines how the NIHR health research system has supported innovative research in his area of cancer surgery and driven improvements in research expertise at home and abroad. His blog is the latest in our #WeAreNIHR series.
11 August 2017In our latest blog Katie Belfield explains how patients and the public can use their own expertise and enthusiasm to help shape research.
04 August 2017Aimee Grant celebrates World Breastfeeding Week by writing about the importance of ensuring mothers have regular support to help breastfeed their babies.
03 August 2017Professor Chris Salisbury writes about how we can solve a healthcare crisis caused by an ageing population. He continues our series of blogs promoting the NIHR's themed call on complex health and care needs in older people.
Commercial activity in the NIHR League Table demonstrating that an ‘ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises’ to the life sciences industry
02 August 2017The latest NIHR NHS Research Activity League Table has been released. In our latest blog Matt Cooper talks about the CRN performance.
31 July 2017Deborah Ashby writes about her role in helping the NIHR prioritise how research money is spent to improve the health and wealth of the nation. Her blog continues our #WeAreNIHR series.