The NIHR is delighted to announce the launch of a new package of resources aimed at supporting existing NIHR staff to encourage non-research clinical and care staff, to be more aware of research taking place and support more patients to get involved in research opportunities.
This award aims to recognise surgical teams who have made the greatest contribution in recruitment to the NIHR cancer trials portfolio and to generate some positive publicity within the surgical community for clinical trials. The nomination could be for a single surgeon, a surgical team, or for the Multi-Disciplinary Team in which the surgeons are active recruiters.
A diverse list of guest speakers presented some insight into wide ranging topics e.g ‘Making your site the Preferred Option’ and ‘Effective Set Up and Impact on Recruitment’ at the June CRN North Thames Industry Event
We interviewed NIHR CRN North Thames Clinical Research Leads Dr David Wheeler and Lynis Lewis to understand how they worked together to get a secondary care clinical study successfully implemented in Primary Care.
As part of International Clinical Trials Day Barts Health NHS Trust asked members of their recently formed Barts Young People’s Research Advisory Group (BYPRAG) to set the scene at their flagship event by performing a short play they wrote themselves about their experiences of taking part in clinical trials.
A number of NIHR leaders and researchers supported by the NIHR have been recognised for their achievements in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2018, including Dean of the NIHR Faculty Trainees Professor David Jones.
Over 3,000 primary school children in polluted areas of London and Luton will have their lung health monitored over a four-year period in a new international study funded by the NIHR, launched today by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.
Adults with incurable diseases – including dementia, liver failure and stroke – are not being referred to palliative care from hospices early enough during their illness, according to new research funded by the NIHR.