AN NIHR-funded study assessing whether bespoke treatment services are an effective way of treating people with acute alcohol intoxication and if they can lessen the burden on A&E departments is due to publish its results in 2019.
NIHR researchers have identified that optimism, self-esteem and physical health - along with a number of other factors - are important factors for enabling people with dementia and their carers to live as well as possible.
For the first time, members of the public, patients, carers and dental health professionals have worked together to identify the most pressing unanswered research questions about how we can improve oral and dental health for individual patients, communities and the whole population.
The Respiratory Disorders specialty attended the British Thoracic Society (BTS) winter meeting in early December. The meeting, attended by over 2,000 delegates, showcased the best of respiratory science and clinical breakthroughs. Members of the Respiratory Disorders specialty group supported an NIHR stand by providing advice to clinicians and researchers on how to deliver research in the NHS and what support is available from the NIHR.
The NIHR will partner with MRC and GCRF to launch a call in January 2019 for outline proposals in Global Maternal and Neonatal Health to address the burden of maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity in LMICs
The awarding of three new contracts was announced today as part of the updated NIHR Leaders Support and Development Programme. The programme supports leaders within the NIHR and is part of an investment by the Department of Health and Social Care of approximately £2.3m in health research leadership development.