20 July 2018Professor Rosalind Raine highlights the work of Sir Michael Marmot whose research focuses on health inequalities. Her blog is the final in our Research Legends series for the NIHR's I Am Research campaign, which also celebrates the NHS's 70th birthday.
19 July 2018As the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday, Dr Susan Hamer says a big thank you to health and care staff who deliver and support research on behalf of the NIHR. Her blog is part of our I Am Research campaign, which also celebrates the NHS's 70th birthday.
18 July 2018In our latest blog Professor Philip Evans writes about how primary care specialty has played an important role in the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s Annual Stats for 2017/18.
09 July 2018Research has played a major role in the history of the NHS over the last 70 years: through development and evaluation, to research aimed at improving patient experience and the quality, accessibility and organization of health and social care services. In our latest blog Matt Westmore discusses one element of how the research community ensures that what it does adds value to the NHS: study registration in publicly available registries.
06 July 2018In our latest blog Professor Andrea Rockall writes about how her new NIHR-funded study is harnessing the use of artificial intelligence to help radiologists detect bone disease.
05 July 2018Research has been pivotal to improving care in the NHS over the past 70 years and will continue to drive improvements as the NHS progresses to its next big anniversary, says Dr Louise Wood, Director of Science, Research & Evidence at the Department of Health and Social Care. Her blog is part of our I Am Research campaign, which also celebrates the NHS's 70th birthday.
29 June 2018Professor Christine Roffe outlines the distinguished career of Professor Gary Ford, whose research has transformed acute stroke care in England and further afield. Her blog is the sixth in our Research Legends series for the NIHR's I am Research campaign, which also celebrates the NHS's 70th birthday.
28 June 2018In our latest blog, Jeremy Wyatt discusses the new digital technologies funding opportunity.
26 June 2018Professor Sir Nilesh Samani, Medical Director of the British Heart Foundation explains how he hopes a new NIHR and BHF partnership will lead to new new treatments and cures for cardiovascular disease.
22 June 2018As the NHS marks its 70th anniversary, Dr Sheuli Porkess, Deputy Chief Scientific Officer at the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), looks at the role the pharmaceutical industry has played in supporting our health service. Her blog is part of our I Am Research campaign, which also celebrates the NHS's 70th birthday.
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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 2018Professor George Davey-Smith introduces our next research legend: Professor Jean Golding, an epidemiologist who founded the Children of the 90s study. His 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.