The less commonly prescribed opioid substitute buprenorphine may be safer than methadone for problem opioid users, especially if used during the first month of treatment, according to a study funded by the NIHR.
Recent evidence suggests that hospitals that support high quality patient-centred research can show better healthcare outcomes for patients. This has led to a partnership between the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), the Health Research Authority (HRA) and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), together with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), to develop new research indicators for use as part of CQC’s monitoring and inspection programme.
The National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN) is delighted to announce the winners of the research awards run in partnership with the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA). These awards, for members of the RCoA, aim to recognise outstanding contributions of trainee doctors and trainee networks who are active in research.
The NIHR is pleased to announce that a new Intent to Fund letter will replace the existing versions of award letters currently used to inform applicants to NIHR funding streams of a successful funding decision.
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network is delighted to announce the winners of the research awards run in partnership with the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM). The awards, for members of the FICM, recognise research active consultants, specialty and associate doctors and trainees that are demonstrating clinical leadership, excellence and innovation in delivering NIHR research.
A strategy setting out the direction of travel for Clinical Research Nurses has been released by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN). The strategy sets out the next set of strategic goals, including for South London, for 2017-2020.