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Vaccine research registry discussed in the Yorkshire Evening Post

23rd August 2020

Professor Alistair Hall, Clinical Director of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)'s Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network has been featured in the Yorkshire Evening Post discussing COVID-19 vaccine research.

Read the article at the Yorkshire Evening Post website:

https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/health/coronavirus/join-common-goal-beating-covid-19-signing-vaccine-trials-says-leeds-professor-2947373

You can sign up to the national vaccine research registry here:

nhs.uk/researchcontact

100,000 volunteer for COVID-19 Vaccine Registry

19th August 2020

Over 100,000 people have signed up to the COVID-19 vaccine registry in its first month. Thousands of those who have volunteered are people in Yorkshire and Humber, including over 6,600 people across Leeds, Harrogate and York.

If you haven’t already, you can find out more and sign up today: 

http://nhs.uk/researchcontact

 

 

Born in Bradford COVID-19 protocol paper

17th August 2020

The Born in Bradford team has shared a protocol paper on the work they have been doing to find out the impact of COVID-19 on families in Bradford.

The Born in Bradford COVID-19 Research Study: Protocol for an adaptive mixed methods research study to gather actionable intelligence on the impact of COVID-19 on health inequalities amongst families living in Bradford [version 1; peer review: awaiting peer review]:

https://wellcomeopenresearch.org/articles/5-191/v1 

Large Scale Recruitment Planned For COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Across Leeds, Harrogate and York

06th August 2020

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) has launched a city-wide multidisciplinary COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Delivery Team to plan for large scale recruitment across Leeds, Harrogate and York. 

Read more: https://www.leedsth.nhs.uk/research/news-blogs-and-events/latest-news/2020/08/06/large-scale-recruitment-planned-for-covid-19-vaccine-trial-across-leeds-harrogate-and-york

SAPC North to be held online

27th July 2020

SAPC North will be held as a virtual meeting in 2020.

The abstract deadline and more details will be added to the website when available. Keep an eye on this for updates: https://sapc.ac.uk/conference/2020-2


COVID-19 vaccine taskforce podcast launched

01st September 2020

A podcast has been launched by the COVID-19 vaccine taskforce.

Episodes 1 and 2 of 'COVID-19: The Search for a Vaccine' are already available.

Find out more.

100,000 volunteer for COVID-19 Vaccine Registry

17th August 2020

100,000 people have signed up to the COVID-19 vaccine registry in its first month. Thousands of those who have volunteered are people in Yorkshire and Humber.

If you haven’t already, you can find out more and sign up today: 

http://nhs.uk/researchcontact

Health Research Authority (HRA) podcasts released

12th August 2020

The Health Research Authority is has launched a series of podcasts focused on Complex Innovative Design (CID) trials.

Topics covered have included effective trial planning and design; research transparency; research ethic committees; and how to write patient facing documents that make sense.

Keep an eye on their page for future podcasts: https://soundcloud.com/user-484575643

NIHR Restart Framework update

10th August 2020

The NIHR has shared its two month update on the implementation of the Restart Framework.

Read this on the NIHR website: 

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/news/nihr-shares-two-month-update-on-implementation-of-the-restart-framework/25398

NIHR CRN INCLUDE Guidance for ensuring COVID-19 research is inclusive

06th August 2020

The NIHR has released guidance that makes recommendations and suggestions for how under-served groups can be more successfully included in COVID-19 research.

Read this at the NIHR INCLUDE website:

https://sites.google.com/nihr.ac.uk/include/home