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National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)

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The NIHR work in partnership with NHS, universities, local government, other research funders, and patients and public to provide health and social care research to improve people’s health and wellbeing.

The NIHR responsibilities include:

  • Funding research that can benefit the NHS, public health and social care

  • Invest in research facilities

  • Partner with patients, carers and people within the community to improve research