22 March 2018Tina Coldham, Chair of INVOLVE is looking forward to a healthy culture of involvement in research following the launch of the national standards this week, she tells us why.
21 March 2018Bob McAlister, public member in the national partnership developing UK-wide standards for public involvement in research, celebrates the journey he's been part of and his hopes for the next steps.
20 March 2018Simon Denegri blogs about today's launch of UK-wide standards for public involvement in health research.
20 March 2018Professor Ade Adebajo shares his insights as a researcher, and a key contributor to the development of the public involvement standards that launched today.
New HRA and NIHR data on UK public attitudes to health research highlights need to work with underrepresented groups to break down barriers
16 March 2018Simon Denegri writes about how a new report shines a light on the differences in attitudes to research across different groups related to ethnicity, social class and working status.
13 March 2018Susan Hamer and Matt Cooper explain how the NIHR has transformed research in the NHS.
09 March 2018Professor Jenny Donovan writes about a newly published trial, its NIHR-funded companion trial, and what their findings mean for screening and treatment of prostate cancer.
08 March 2018Hugh Gallagher reveals how a common medication, found in most people's medicine cabinets, may hold the key to preventing heart attacks and strokes among people with Chronic Kidney Disease. His blog marks World Kidney Day.
The road to life saving saving stomach surgery for some obese patients is blocked - research can help clear a path
07 March 2018In our latest blog, Professor John Wilding argues that obese patients have as much right to be offered effective treatment as those with other serious diseases such as cancer, yet for some patients the road to life saving stomach surgery is blocked. He explains how research can help clear a path.
01 March 2018Rebecca Kearney, NIHR Career Development Fellow explains how the ICA (Integrated Clinical Academic) programme helped change the course of her career in a positive way.
16 February 2018In our latest blog, Matt Cooper, writes about the art of networking and how he is promoting the work of the NIHR to help secure new partnerships and research opportunities.
Working at the sharp end of an NHS initiative: Making sense of GP and nurse views on the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme
07 February 2018Patrick Burch explains how an NIHR-funded study is evaluating health care professionals' attitudes towards the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP)
05 February 2018Anthea Mould writes how a new NIHR strategy looks to build on the vital role that Allied Health Professionals play in delivering high quality, patient centred clinical research and how they can blaze a trail in the world of research.
01 February 20182017 i4i Challenge Award winner, Daniel Freeman, introduces state-of-the-art virtual reality technology to help patients with psychosis face their fears. His blog marks the launch of the NIHR's 2018 i4i Mental Health Challenge Award.
29 January 2018Peter Hall and Silvia Marino write about how there are several things we can do to speed up the development of new drugs, without putting patients at risk.
23 January 2018Jill Maben explains how Schwartz Center Rounds provide an opportunity for staff to regularly share the emotional, social and ethical challenges they face in the workplace and increase empathy and compassion for patients and colleagues.