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Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Leeds Beckett University forges new partnership

06th September 2019

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) and Leeds Beckett University have formalised a partnership to develop joint learning, research, development and outreach opportunities together.

Read more on the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust website.

NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs) announced

11th July 2019

The NIHR announces: "The NIHR has announced a £135 million investment in 15 new NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs), which will join up some of the country’s best universities, leading innovators and local authorities to solve some of the biggest issues facing health and social care over the next five years." Read more.

You can read more about our local ARC on the Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust website: https://www.bradfordhospitals.nhs.uk/2019/07/11/bradford-part-of-new-research-fund-to-tackle-biggest-health-challenges/


Project run by Bradford Institute for Health Research receives funding boost

13th June 2019

The Telegraph & Argus reports: "A PROJECT working with young children and their families in some of Bradford’s most deprived neighbourhoods has received a grant of £6.6 million to fund its work."

Read more in their latest article: 


The Wolfson Centre is opening soon

12th June 2019

A partnership between Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Universities of Leeds and Bradford has led to the development of the £3.1m Wolfson Centre at the Bradford Royal Infirmary site.

Visit Leeds University's website to read more.

New dementia research resources available

05th June 2019

All presentations are now available on our website following our dementia research event in May.

Find these here: https://www.westyorksrd.nhs.uk/dementia-

Thank you to all delegates and speakers.

Public consultation launched

26th June 2019

Make it Public, a public consultation exploring transparency and openness in health and social care research, has launched.

The consultation is open between 17th June and 6th September 2019.

To find out more and provide feedback visit the Health Research Authority website: https://www.hra.nhs.uk/about-us/consultations/make-it-public/

New 'Be Part of Research' website unveiled

12th June 2019

The National Institute for Health Research has launched a Be Part of Research study search site to make information about research available to anyone who wants to access it.

Read more at the NIHR's website.

Launch of the UK Local Information Pack

04th June 2019

The UK Local Information Pack launches tomorrow. 

Researchers working with NHS/HSC organisations across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales will benefit from one consistent package to support study set-up and delivery across the UK. 

Visit the Health Research Authority website to read more.

Be Part of Research campaign

04th April 2019

To mark International Clinical Trials Day (20th May) the NIHR is launching its new Be Part of Research campaign.

You can find out more in their latest campaign briefing.

What's it like being involved in NIHR research?

18th December 2018

The NIHR has launched a new survey to try to improve by listening to the experiences of the public, patients and lay representatives.

If you'd like to take part please complete - What's it like being involved in NIHR research?