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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: 

www.westyorksrd.nhs.uk/december-2018

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.

To read more about the launch of this study you can visit the University of Leeds website or the Leeds Lung Health Check site: https://www.leedslunghealthcheck.nhs.uk/

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:

Using primary care data for health research in England – an overview.


NIHR seeks views from charities on collaboration

12th October 2017

The NIHR is running a survey until 5pm on Thursday 7th December. This survey is aimed at charities working in healthcare and/or social care to find out how much is known about opportunities for collaboration with the NIHR.

To read more or to take part please visit the NIHR website.

New Health Research Authority website

09th October 2017

The Health Research Authority is gathering feedback about the new HRA beta website.

You can visit the new website to provide feedback.

New NIHR nursing strategy released

04th October 2017

A new strategy for research nurses has been published by the National Institute for Health Research.

Read more.

NIHR Let’s Get Digital competition winners announced

04th September 2017

Congratulations to all the winners of the NIHR Let’s Get Digital competition.

You can view all winning and shortlisted entries on the NIHR website.

Read more: NIHR 

RCGP Research Network awards - deadline change

21st August 2017

The deadline to apply for the RCGP Research Network awards has been extended. Completed application forms must be received by 12 noon on 4th September 2017.

The NIHR website observes 'These awards are for members of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and recognise outstanding contributions and innovations of NHS general practices and First5® GPs to the conduct of NIHR Clinical Research Network Portfolio studies in a primary care setting.'

You can read more on the NIHR's website.