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:
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?
100,000 Genomes Project milestone
05th December 2018
The 100,000 Genomes Project, led by Genomics England in partnership with the NHS, has reached its goal of sequencing 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients.
Read more at the National Institute for Health Research website.
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.