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What next in identifying patient priorities for health research? #JLAevaluation

I spent yesterday morning at an excellent event looking at the James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnerships (JLA PSPs for short!). #JLAevaluation

Started in 2004, JLA PSPs have become a recognised and highly respected method for identifying shared priorities in health research among patients, carers and clinicians.  748 more words


We must maintain our national impetus and leadership on involving young people in research – comment on new report from @Nuffbioethics

This morning the Nuffield Council on Bioethics published its report: Children and research: ethical issues calling for a change in research culture to enable young people to shape how research is ‘prioritised, designed and reviewed.’ 822 more words

Public Involvement

Grant application timelines: the myth and the reality

In my Faculty there is a procedural flowchart for ‘The grant application timeline’. I am sure that mine is not the only department to create these idealised pathways. 585 more words


Review of public involvement in NIHR published #ppiextramile

Hot off the presses:

Almost a year to the day that the Director General Research and Development/Chief Medical Officer commissioned a strategic review of public involvement in the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the final report and recommendations have today been published. 658 more words

Medical Research

New funding opportunities with the Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme

  The NIHR HS&DR commissioned workstream focuses on evaluating models of service delivery and interventions which have the potential to improve service effectiveness, efficiency and productivity. 112 more words

Funding Opportunities

NIHR: Public Health Research

The NIHR Public Health Research Funding Steam has released further information about the next round of commissioned calls.

The PHR Programme funds research that evaluates public health interventions, specifically to provide new knowledge on the benefits, costs, acceptability and wider impacts of non-NHS interventions intended to improve the health of the public and reduce inequalities in health. 129 more words

Funding Opportunities

Sign-up to help step-up research into dementia: new service enables people to volunteer for research studies #joindementiaresearch @beatdementia

Of all the dementia initiatives announced by the Prime Minister, David Cameron, this weekend it may prove the pivotal one.  It may not grab headlines in the same way as £ commitments to research or new institutes… 1,443 more words

Medical Research