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Oct
21
Primary care research innovators commended

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network is delighted to announce the winners of the research awards run in partnership with the Royal College of General Practitioners (the College).

Oct
19
Celebrating patients who help breast cancer research

Researchers working on the first ever UK-led international surgical breast cancer clinical trial are paying tribute to hundreds of women who are helping them investigate the potential over-treatment of early breast cancer.

Oct
18
West Midlands Clinical Researchers Recognised at Awards

Researchers from all over the West Midlands gathered at the Everyman Cinema in Birmingham for the Clinical Research Network West Midlands’ second Annual Awards on 11 October.

Oct
18
First time mums with epidural who lie down in labour are more likely to have a normal birth

Adopting a lying down position with epidural in the later stages of labour leads to a higher chance of having a spontaneous vaginal birth.

Oct
18
First time mums with an epidural who lie down in labor are more likely to have a normal birth

Adopting a lying down position rather than sitting upright in the later stages of labour leads to a higher chance of having a spontaneous vaginal birth.

Oct
18
Steep rise in self-harm among teenage girls

Researchers funded by the NIHR Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (PSTRC) in Manchester have found that reports of self-harm in girls aged between 13 and 16 rose by 68% between 2011 and 2014.

Oct
18
First time mums with an epidural who lie down in labour are more likely to have a normal birth

Adopting a lying down position rather than sitting upright in the later stages of labour leads to a higher chance of having a spontaneous vaginal birth.

Oct
17
Leeds NHS trust highest UK recruiter in heart study

A research team at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, supported by the Clinical Research Network Yorkshire and Humber, has become the highest-recruiting UK centre into a study on a serious heart problem.

Oct
17
Launch of new Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship

Health Education England (HEE) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) are pleased to announce a new pre-doctoral level training scheme to support aspiring non-medical clinical academics.

Oct
16
Keen Surrey golfer helping with research into Parkinson’s Disease

Robert Burr from Bisley in Surrey has participated in Parkinson ’s Disease research and would recommend research to anyone.

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