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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.

ASPIRE study team publishes new paper

13th July 2017

The Action to Support Practices Implementing Research Evidence (ASPIRE) study took place across West Yorkshire, with an aim to develop and test ways to support general practices in implementing evidence-based practice effectively and realistically within the constraints and challenges of real-life general practice.

A new paper has been published by the ASPIRE study team today: 'Variations in achievement of evidence-based, high-impact quality indicators in general practice: An observational study'.

You can read these findings here.

Born in Bradford extends research with £3.5 million funding boost

08th July 2017

'The landmark Born in Bradford research project, tracking the lives of nearly 14,000 babies born in Bradford, has secured a £3.5 million boost to extend its research.'

Read more at the University of Bradford's website.


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.