December advent calendar
01st December 2018
This month we will be signposting to a different useful resource each day.
You can follow our advent calendar here:
NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre newsletter launched
09th November 2018
The NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre has launched a newsletter that you can access through their website.
The first edition covering Autumn 2018 is now available to read: http://yhpstrc.org/newsletter/
Learning Layers project wins award
09th November 2018
At European Vocational Skills Week 2018, Bradford Districts CCG and 3 General practices across Bradford and Airedale were part of a cross-Europe project team which won an award in the VET (vocational education and training) awards.
Learning Layers was an EU-funded project in which Bradford Districts CCG and three GP practices across Bradford and Airedale took part. The project investigated informal learning in the workplace and how this can be supported by technology tools. The project won the VET research award. Congratulations to all project partners!
Leeds lung screening trial launched
06th November 2018
The Leeds Lung Health Check study will test if screening for early signs of lung cancer is a cost-effective way of saving lives. This is funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research, collaborating with the University of Leeds.
New article about research data published
04th October 2018
Dr Stephen Bradley, Dr Neil Lawrence and Paul Carder (our Head of Research) have written an article that has been published in Future Healthcare Journal:
Changes to Excess Treatment Cost process
02nd October 2018
The latest update on national changes to the Excess Treatment Cost process can be read on the National Institute for Health Research website.
Updated HRA and HCRW Statement of Activities and Schedule of Events published
21st August 2018
The Health Research Authority (HRA) has published revised Statement of Activities, Schedule of Events templates and supporting guidance.
You can find these on the HRA website: https://www.hra.nhs.uk/about-us/news-updates/updated-hra-and-hcrw-statement-activities-and-schedule-events-published/
NIHR Research Activity League Table
18th July 2018
As described by the National Institute for Health Research, "Each year, the Research Activity League Table is published by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN), to detail research activity across all NHS trusts in England. The table provides a picture of how much clinical research is happening, where, in what types of trusts, and involving how many patients."
You can visit the NIHR website to access this year's league table.
How commissioners use research evidence - a new research highlight
29th March 2018
The National Institute for Health Research Dissemination Centre has published a new highlight focusing on the use of research evidence in commissioning. It says:
"This highlight includes studies into the behaviour of individual managers and the way in which commissioning organisations make sense of and use research information when making decisions. The findings provide some practical pointers for researchers to make their work more accessible and relevant to commissioners and managers."
You can read this on the Dissemination Centre website.
New National Standards for Public Involvement in Research launched
20th March 2018
The aim of the standards is to improve the quality and consistency of public involvement (PI) in research.
Next steps: from April 2018 to April 2019, the next stage in developing the standards is to make sure that they work in practice.
You can read about the new standards on this dedicated website.