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Elderly Care resources

04th December 2017

In October 2017 we held a research learning event about frailty, eFI and elderly care.

The event was chaired by Professor John Young, Professor of Elderly Care Medicine at the Leeds Institute of Health Sciences. Presentations were also given by Dr Andrew Clegg, Tony Jamieson, Professor Suzanne Richards and Professor Robbie Foy.

The presentations and resources shared at this event are now available on our website

Research advent calendar

01st December 2017

Follow our Twitter throughout December as we'll be sharing our own version of a research advent calendar in the run up to Christmas and the new year.

If you have any information about studies, organisations, researchers or research stories you'd like us to share then please do get in touch with Gemma to discuss.

You can follow our account at @NHSWYRD.

Merry December!

Website changes

22nd November 2017

We've updated the patient and public page of our website with help from Evie Chandler, the Patient Public and Carer Involvement and Engagement Officer for CRN Yorkshire and the Humber.

More information about patient research ambassadors will be coming soon but you can see the updates made so far on the PPI section of our website.

If you have any feedback about this then please contact Gemma.

Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation at Bradford Royal Infirmary marks 30-year anniversary

03rd November 2017

Today is the 30th birthday of Bradford's elderly care and stroke research unit. Professor John Young, one of the unit’s original founders, discusses this in this week's T&A.

You can read more about the Academic Unit of Elderly Care's milestone in the Telegraph and Argus

Professor Robbie Foy on implementation

31st October 2017

Professor Robbie Foy of The University of Leeds has shared thoughts on implementation and prescribing in a new blog post for the National Institute for Health Research. Local studies are also highlighted, including ASPIRE.

You can read this on the NIHR website.

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:

Reproducibility and Research Integrity - Science, Innovation and Technology Committee


NIHR launches new campaign

04th May 2023

The NIHR has launched a new campaign: Shape the Future.

This campaign is calling on people to be part of research.

You can find out more on the NIHR website:


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