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Wakefield Research Collaborative wins award

24th September 2021

The Wakefield research collaborative (of which general practices and Wakefield CCG are a part) has won a gold Clinical Site Team of the Year award at the 2021 Pharma Times awards.

You can read more about this on the website of one of the collaborative's partners, Spectrum Community Healthcare CIC:


LAMP nominated for an award

24th September 2021

The Lowering Antimicrobial Prescribing (LAMP) project has been shortlisted for a PrescQIPP award in the Patienty Safety category.

You can read about LAMP and related projects on our website: https://www.westyorksrd.nhs.uk/lamp

Congratulations to all nominees and partners.

You can follow PrescQIPP on Twitter for further updates about these awards.

New CROP paper published

25th August 2021

CROP was designed to assist general practices across West Yorkshire with opioid deprescribing in an effort to improve patient care and safety across the region. A new paper has now been published.

CROP - General practice responses to opioid prescribing feedback: a qualitative process evaluation:


New arts, culture and health study to be launched in Bradford

24th August 2021

A new study looking into the impact art and culture have on health and wellbeing is to be launched in Bradford by the Bradford Institute for Health Research.

You can read more about this on the Telegraph and Argus website: 


SAPC ASM 2021 keynote presentations

23rd August 2021

This year's Society for Academic Primary Care ASM was hosted by the University of Leeds and was held on 30th June-1st July.

The keynote presentations that were given at this conference have now been shared and are available on the SAPC website:


COPI notice extension

16th September 2021

The COPI notice, which provides a temporary requirement to process CPI for COVID-19 purposes, has been extended to 31 March 2022.

You read read more on the Health Research Authority (HRA) website:


Student research - new criteria now live

02nd September 2021

New eligibility criteria for student research is now live on the Health Research Authority (HRA) website:


A new student research toolkit has been developed alongside this:


HRA student research update

25th August 2021

The HRA has been answering questions about the new changes to eligibility criteria for student research, which come in from 1st September.

Read more on the HRA website:


NIHR Evidence - looking for reviewers

23rd August 2021

NIHR Evidence is looking for reviewers to read the latest health and social care research and give their thoughts.

To find out more or to register your interest visit the NIHR Evidence website:


First national census of nurse and midwife clinical researchers

16th August 2021

The nursing and midwifery clinical research workforce has been encouraged to take part in a new national census, developed by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) 70@70 Senior Nurse and Midwife Research Leaders Programme.

You can read more on the Nursing Times website:


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