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World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW)

25th November 2022

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) is celebrated from 18th-24th November every year. This year's theme is Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together. In this blog Dr Tasneem Khan shares information about antimicrobial stewardship and the Lowering AntiMicrobial Prescribing (LAMP) campaign.

A new video about antibiotic resistance has been developed in partnership with the NHS West Yorkshire ICB. The video outlines what people can do to make sure antibiotics keep working for everyone, and it is hoped this message will be shared widely.

You can follow #WAAW2022 on Twitter for the latest World Antimicrobial Awareness Week posts and updates.

Yorkshire and Humber Region awarded funding for research collaboration

14th October 2022

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has announced funding for six Patient Safety Research Collaborations across England, including the NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Research Collaboration (PSRC).

You can read more online:

https://yhpstrc.org/psrc-funding/

NIHR shares annual statistics

08th July 2022

The NIHR has shared annual statistics showing a high level of research engagement across the country. Read more: 

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/news/nihr-annual-statistics-highlight-sustained-public-enthusiasm-for-participating-in-research/

Locally, over 120,000 people took part in health and care research in Yorkshire and Humber last year. Read more:

https://local.nihr.ac.uk/news/another-great-year-for-research-participation-in-yorkshire-and-humber/30951

Local GP and researcher featured on The One Show

24th May 2022

Local GP and University of Leeds based academic Dr Sarah Alderson was on The One Show this week talking about the Campaign to Reduce Opioid Prescribing (CROP).

You can see this three minutes into the episode: link

Bradford City of Research launched

20th May 2022

"To mark International Clinical Trials Day, the local NHS has launched a new City of Research campaign to encourage more volunteers from across Bradford, Airedale and Craven to sign up to take part in research."

Read more at the Telegraph and Argus website:

Bradford launches ambitious new City of Research campaign


World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW)

25th November 2022

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) and European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) guidance and resources are available online. WAAW is celebrated from 18th-24th November every year. This year's theme is Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance Together. The NIHR shares information about tackling antimicrobial resistance on its website.

In this blog Dr Tasneem Khan shares information about antimicrobial stewardship and the Lowering AntiMicrobial Prescribing (LAMP) campaign.

A new video about antibiotic resistance has been developed in partnership with the NHS West Yorkshire ICB. The video outlines what people can do to make sure antibiotics keep working for everyone, and it is hoped this message will be shared widely.

You can follow #WAAW2022 on Twitter for the latest World Antimicrobial Awareness Week posts and updates.

RCP and NIHR joint position statement published

20th October 2022

'The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) have published a joint position statement setting out a series of recommendations for making research part of everyday practice for all clinicians.' This includes recommendations for trusts, health boards and integrated care systems (ICSs):

https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/outputs/rcp-nihr-position-statement-making-research-everybody-s-business

Research Engagement Hub re-launched

07th September 2022

The Research Engagement Hub, a platform the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) created in collaboration with the National Institute for Health Research - School of General Practice (NIHR SPCR) to celebrate and showcase academic general practice, has re-launched.

You can read more on the NIHR SPCR website:

https://www.spcr.nihr.ac.uk/news/rcgp-research-engagement-hub

NHS R&D Forum returns

05th September 2022

The NHS R&D Forum annual conference will return in 2023 at Sage in Newcastle/Gateshead from 21st-23rd May.

A call for abstracts has been released for posters and oral presentations:

https://rdforum.nhs.uk/rdf23-abstracts/

New NIHR guidance released

08th August 2022

New guidance has been released to support easier payment of public contributors to research.

You can read more about this on the NIHR website:

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/news/new-guidance-for-easier-payment-of-public-contributors-to-research/30845


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