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City of Research news

18th January 2023

A new City of Research Twitter account has launched. You can follow ResearchAsOne to find out about health research taking place across the Bradford, Airedale and Craven District:

https://twitter.com/ResearchAsOne

BaBi Wakefield hits milestone

22nd December 2022

Congratulations to the Born and Bred in (BaBi) Wakefield team for recruiting 500 participants, and thanks to all who have signed up to take part.

For more information about BaBi Wakefield you can visit this website:

https://www.midyorks.nhs.uk/babi

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW)

25th November 2022

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is celebrated from 18th-24th November every year. This year's theme is Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together. In this blog Dr Tasneem Khan shares information about antimicrobial stewardship and the Lowering AntiMicrobial Prescribing (LAMP) campaign.

A new video about antibiotic resistance has been developed in partnership with the NHS West Yorkshire ICB. The video outlines what people can do to make sure antibiotics keep working for everyone, and it is hoped this message will be shared widely.

You can follow #WAAW2022 on Twitter for the latest World Antimicrobial Awareness Week posts and updates.

Yorkshire and Humber Region awarded funding for research collaboration

14th October 2022

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has announced funding for six Patient Safety Research Collaborations across England, including the NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Research Collaboration (PSRC).

You can read more online:

https://yhpstrc.org/psrc-funding/

NIHR shares annual statistics

08th July 2022

The NIHR has shared annual statistics showing a high level of research engagement across the country. Read more: 

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/news/nihr-annual-statistics-highlight-sustained-public-enthusiasm-for-participating-in-research/

Locally, over 120,000 people took part in health and care research in Yorkshire and Humber last year. Read more:

https://local.nihr.ac.uk/news/another-great-year-for-research-participation-in-yorkshire-and-humber/30951


HRA launches new survey

11th January 2023

The Health Research Authority (HRA) has launched a survey asking people to share their experience of clinical research.

You can access this online:

https://www.hra.nhs.uk/about-us/news-updates/share-your-feedback-and-help-us-improve-clinical-research/

100,000 volunteers join Our Future Health

15th December 2022

Our Future Health recruitment has hit a milestone as 100,000 volunteers have now signed up.

You can find out more on the Our Future Health website:

https://ourfuturehealth.org.uk/news/our-future-health-hits-100000-volunteers/

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW)

25th November 2022

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) and European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) guidance and resources are available online. WAAW is celebrated from 18th-24th November every year. This year's theme is Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together. The NIHR shares information about tackling antimicrobial resistance on its website.

In this blog Dr Tasneem Khan shares information about antimicrobial stewardship and the Lowering AntiMicrobial Prescribing (LAMP) campaign.

A new video about antibiotic resistance has been developed in partnership with the NHS West Yorkshire ICB. The video outlines what people can do to make sure antibiotics keep working for everyone, and it is hoped this message will be shared widely.

You can follow #WAAW2022 on Twitter for the latest World Antimicrobial Awareness Week posts and updates.

RCP and NIHR joint position statement published

20th October 2022

'The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) have published a joint position statement setting out a series of recommendations for making research part of everyday practice for all clinicians.' This includes recommendations for trusts, health boards and integrated care systems (ICSs):

https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/outputs/rcp-nihr-position-statement-making-research-everybody-s-business

Research Engagement Hub re-launched

07th September 2022

The Research Engagement Hub, a platform the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) created in collaboration with the National Institute for Health Research - School of General Practice (NIHR SPCR) to celebrate and showcase academic general practice, has re-launched.

You can read more on the NIHR SPCR website:

https://www.spcr.nihr.ac.uk/news/rcgp-research-engagement-hub


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