Researchers announce that the first randomised clinical trial to test the novel 'kick and kill' approach shows no difference in effect between those participants who received active ‘kick and kill’ therapy and those who had standard treatment.
A team led by clinicians from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been awarded NIHR funding to carry out pioneering research to investigate how to improve the support available to young people experiencing symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD).
CRN West Midlands' Head of Public & Patient Involvement & Engagement Mary-Anne Darby has worked in the NHS for 35 years - half the time it has existed. She reflects on the changing face of research during that time.
Training teachers to focus their attention on positive conduct and to avoid jumping to correct minor disruption improves child behaviour, concentration and mental health, finds a study funded by the NIHR.
At the NIHR we have a vision to fully embrace the potential of digital technology in everything we do. Working closely with the Open Data Institute (ODI) we have published our first licenced open dataset - our funded portfolio of research.
A major NIHR-funded clinical trial of the use of adrenaline in cardiac arrests has found that its use results in less than 1% more people leaving hospital alive - but almost doubles the risk of severe brain damage for survivors of cardiac arrest.