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Jun
13
England world-leading for dementia with Lewy bodies expertise

England is the world’s top performing region in terms of expertise in dementia with Lewy bodies, according to new data analysis published by Expertscape – which also cites Professor John O’Brien as the world's leading expert in this area.

Jun
10
NIHR makes it easier than ever to be part of research

Our new Be Part of Research website will make it easier than ever for the public to find out about UK research and enable them to take part.

Jun
10
Dr Louise Wood among NIHR leaders recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Dr Louise Wood, Director of Science, Research and Evidence at the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to health research.

Jun
07
Chris Whitty appointed Chief Medical Officer

Last night the Cabinet Secretary, with the agreement of the Prime Minister, announced that Professor Chris Whitty has been appointed as the new Chief Medical Officer for England and the UK Government’s Chief Medical Adviser.

Jun
07
CBT could benefit mental health of children with long term conditions

The mental health of children and young people with some long term physical conditions could benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

Jun
12
Nine in ten Thames Valley NHS research participants would join another study, survey finds

A survey of NHS research participants in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes and Oxfordshire found that 92 percent would take part in another study.

Jun
06
NIHR announces its Research Design Service’s new National Office at RDS East Midlands

The NIHR has announced a new National Office to lead its Research Design Service (RDS), awarding the designation to the University of Leicester.

Jun
06
Young Minds in the Eastern region could help inspire future research

NIHR researchers and local public health teams are calling on young people from across North Essex to help design future mental health research at an event in Colchester this month.

Jun
05
Study shows increase in rates of non-suicidal self harm in England

A new NIHR-funded study suggests that rates of non-suicidal self-harm rose in England between 2000 and 2014, from 2% of the population to 6%.

Jun
05
Mortality rate ‘weekend effect’ not a reliable measure of care quality in hospitals, research finds

The higher mortality rate for weekend hospital admissions should not be used as an indicator of quality of care due to the lack of data preceding patient admission and on the severity of their illness, a new study funded by NIHR has found.