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.
Harrogate & Rural District CCG supported by WY R&D
01st May 2018
As of May 2018 we now support
We are really looking forward to working with practices across Harrogate and Rural District, and with our new CCG colleagues.
You can find out more about Harrogate and Rural District CCG on their website: http://www.harrogateandruraldistrictccg.nhs.uk/
Campaign to Reduce Opioid Prescribing - new interview
29th March 2018
The Leeds Institute of Health Sciences Academic Unit of Primary Care recently won the Improving Care through Innovation or Improvement Award at a ceremony held by the Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network. This was received for work on the Campaign to Reduce Opioid Prescribing (CROP) project.
A new interview has now been released wherein Dr Sarah Alderson (Project Lead) and Stella Johnson (West Yorkshire Research and Development) discuss the CROP project and future collaboration plans.
Research Capability Funding (RCF) call for applicants - deadline reminder
12th March 2018
The RCF competition runs annually, organised by the West Yorkshire Research & Development team on behalf of the West Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Groups. The deadline for applications is Monday 19th March 2018 at 12 noon.
Visit the section of our website dedicated to this year's competition to read more about RCF and about this funding competition: www.westyorksrd.nhs.uk/rcf-201819
Campaign to Reduce Opioid Prescribing shortlisted for a HSJ award
07th March 2018
The Campaign to Reduce Opioid Prescribing (CROP) has been shortlisted for a HSJ Value in Healthcare award in the category of pharmacy and medicines optimisation. See the full shortlist at the HSJ website.
Congratulations to Dr Sarah Alderson and team!
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.