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Research and Innovation Centre launches

13th September 2017

The new Research and Innovation Centre (RIC) based at St James's University Hospital in Leeds opened officially on Friday 8th September.

Read more on the NIHR website.

Blog launch

01st September 2017

We've launched a new blog. On this you will find blog posts that have been written by members of the research community to celebrate successes, share learning and provide advice about taking part in research across West Yorkshire and beyond. 

Thank you to those who have already contributed; if you've a case study or story you would like to share please contact Gemma Doran.

Visit our blog and read the first contribution about Research Capability Funding, written by Dr Matt Mulvey.

Patient safety: the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end?

30th August 2017

Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite from the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Australia is giving a Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group seminar on patient safety in Bradford on 12th October 2017.

Click here to read about this event or to register to attend.

Born in Bradford out and about across the city

21st August 2017

A decade after Born in Bradford began the study team are once again out and about in the city encouraging people to take part in their work.

You can read more in the Telegraph and Argus.

Partners at Care Transitions (PACT) study update

16th August 2017

The aim of the PACT study is to improve the experience and safety of care for older patients as they move from hospital to home. The study team has released a new update seven months into the project, which you can read on the Yorkshire and Quality and Safety Research Group's website.

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):


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:


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:


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:


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