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NICE makes bold intervention on clinical trials and children

It is great to see our drugs watchdog, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), make such a bold statement today that all children and young people with cancer should be given the opportunity to take part in clinical trials and research. 368 more words

Professor Dame Sally Davies

Young people in research have sent me a postcard, have a look....

The Generation R event – organised and delivered by young people in research – has to be one of the highlights of my year.  You can find a write-up from the September event… 82 more words


CMO as good as her word on young people's involvement in research

The Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, published her annual report today.

Actually, it’s two reports. The first is the usual state of the nation summary of the population’s coughs and splutters. 373 more words

Medical Research

Generation R: young people improving research event: 11 Sept 2013

Been meaning to post this for a while and not just because the poster design is going to brighten up my blog pages for a while. 97 more words


Survey: Have your say in the #red4research debate: vote now!

So, earlier this week, I wrote a very brief  blog about a visit to Nottingham where I met some of the staff from the Medicines for Children Research Network (MCRN) in the East. 81 more words


Turning 'red for research:' staff show their true colours

This deserves a wider audience.

During my visit to Nottingham yesterday I met some of the staff from the Medicines for Children Research Network (MCRN) in the East.   76 more words

Medical Research

New paediatric research facility opens at Alder Hey

A new paediatric clinical research facility has opened today at Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool.  Funding has come from the university, an Alder Hey appeal, and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). 30 more words