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:
New paper: NHS bowel cancer screening
15th August 2017
A new open access paper has been released: 'Reducing the socioeconomic gradient in uptake of the NHS bowel cancer screening Programme using a simplified supplementary information leaflet: a cluster-randomised trial'.
You can read this paper on the BMC website.
Public Involvement Standards Consultation
25th July 2017
Draft standards for public involvement in research have been developed by the National Institute for Health Research.
'We now invite and welcome the involvement of as wide a range of interested groups, organisations and individuals as possible, to help us review and improve the draft standards and indicators.'
You can provide feedback until 1st September 2017. Have your say.
NIHR Signal: Public health interventions may offer society a return on investment of £14 for each £1 spent
18th July 2017
An NIHR signal has been released, sharing results of a systematic review:
'This systematic review estimates the return that public health interventions deliver to the wider health and social care economy in monetary terms. To get this figure a wide range of different interventions in different studies were identified. Results were averaged from 52 studies. The return on each £1 spent for interventions varied from -£21.3 to £221.'
You can read more on the NIHR Dissemination Centre site.
NIHR Dissemination Centre Themed Review released: Advancing Care - Research with Care Homes
05th July 2017
A new NIHR Dissemination Centre (NIHR DC) themed review has been released, bringing together evidence based on the theme of care homes. This features lots of interesting information about ongoing and published NIHR studies. You can download this evidence from the NIHR DC website, here.
To read more themed reviews released by the NIHR Dissemination Centre visit their website. Topics include diabetes management, urgent and emergency care, maternity services, stroke, end of life and palliative care services.