Mental health in primary care event
11th June 2018
Resources from our recent mental health in primary care event are now available on our website.
This includes audio of the presentations given by Jo Butterfield, Alicia Ridout, Professor Mike Lucock, Dr Brendan Kennedy and Professor Allan House:
New study about access to hospice-based palliative care published by the University of Leeds
07th June 2018
A new study has been published by a research team at the University of Leeds investigating when patients access hospice-based palliative care before death in the UK:
You can read more about this study on Hospice UK's website.
A new study will explore how to improve cancer treatment for people living with dementia
29th May 2018
A research team led by Professor Claire Surr, Professor of Dementia Studies at Leeds Beckett, will research how cancer care can be improved for patients living with dementia after securing a £155,000 grant from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
You can read more about this study in the Yorkshire Evening Post.
New Self-help Access in Routine Primary Care (SHARP) website launched
25th May 2018
The new Self-help Access in Routine Primary Care (SHARP) website is now live.
SHARP was designed to enable primary care practitioners to support people with mild to moderate anxiety and/or depression to access CBT based self-help information.
This website is now being supported by the University of Huddersfield, who would welcome feedback and ideas for further leaflets.
Reasonable adjustments video now live
23rd May 2018
The REasonable adjustments to MAINstream diabetes and obesity care for adults with a learning disability (REMAIN) project followed on from the OK Diabetes study. REMAIN involved the development and compilation of resources appropriate for commissioners of weight management or diabetes services, and primary and community care managers and practitioners. These resources are live on the Diabetes UK website:
A new video about the importance of making reasonable adjustments is now live.
NIHR launches new national service
02nd October 2023
The National Institute for Health Research has launched its new Research Support Service.
NIHR life sciences industry update
18th July 2023
NIHR reports positive signs of recovery for the life sciences industry. Read more:
NIHR announces Research Support Service
14th July 2023
The NIHR is launching a new service on 1st October 2023 called the NIHR Research Support Service (RSS).
You can read more on the NIHR website:
NIHR on 2022/23
29th June 2023
The NIHR has reported that almost one million participants took part in NIHR research in 2022/23.
Thank you to everyone who has been involved!
You can read more on the NIHR website.
MPs call for research sector reforms
10th May 2023
A new report has called for reforms to improve the reproducibility of scientific research.
You can read the Reproducibility and Research Integrity report on the Parliament website: