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OK Diabetes monograph published

12th June 2018

The monograph of the OK Diabetes study has been published.

You can read 'Managing with Learning Disability and Diabetes: OK Diabetes - a case-finding study and feasibility randomised controlled trial' here: OK Diabetes monograph.

OK Diabetes was developed to help people with mild to moderate learning disabilities to manage type 2 diabetes.

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:

Mental health research resources.

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:

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0269216318781417

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.

https://www.primarycare-selfhelp.co.uk/


What's it like being involved in NIHR research?

18th December 2018

The NIHR has launched a new survey to try to improve by listening to the experiences of the public, patients and lay representatives.

If you'd like to take part please complete - What's it like being involved in NIHR research?

100,000 Genomes Project milestone

05th December 2018

The 100,000 Genomes Project, led by Genomics England in partnership with the NHS, has reached its goal of sequencing 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients.

Read more at the National Institute for Health Research website.

Changes to Excess Treatment Cost process

02nd October 2018

The latest update on national changes to the Excess Treatment Cost process can be read on the National Institute for Health Research website.

Updated HRA and HCRW Statement of Activities and Schedule of Events published

21st August 2018

The Health Research Authority (HRA) has published revised Statement of Activities, Schedule of Events templates and supporting guidance.

You can find these on the HRA website: https://www.hra.nhs.uk/about-us/news-updates/updated-hra-and-hcrw-statement-activities-and-schedule-events-published/

NIHR Research Activity League Table

18th July 2018

As described by the National Institute for Health Research, "Each year, the Research Activity League Table is published by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN), to detail research activity across all NHS trusts in England. The table provides a picture of how much clinical research is happening, where, in what types of trusts, and involving how many patients."

You can visit the NIHR website to access this year's league table.