Dr Mark Hill, a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Kent Oncology Centre at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Kent, is one of five NHS consultants to win a prestigious research award from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network and the Royal College of Physicians.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK. Robert was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2015 and has been treated at St Luke’s Cancer Centre at the Royal Surrey County Hospital. Robert is now helping researchers from the University of Surrey and the Royal Surrey County Hospital, in a prostate cancer research trial.
The NIHR is launching a new call for health inequalities research as part of its Policy Research Programme (PRP). The call will fund research to provide evidence to inform health and social care policy aimed at reducing health inequalities.
World leading experts from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Sheffield have received a £2million from the NIHR Global Health Programme to help transform the management and prevention of preterm birth in some of the world’s poorest countries.