NIHR News and Research

New recommendations launched to improve researchers’ feedback to patients and the public

A new guide has been launched to help researchers improve patient and public involvement in their studies. The guide provides advice on the best ways to ensure patients, carers, service users and members of public contributing to research are kept informed of research progress and that their input is formally acknowledged. Read More

NIHR awards £3m for new research to investigate screening to prevent one in ten strokes

The NIHR has announced a £3m funding award for a new programme of research investigating screening to detect undiagnosed atrial fibrillation, a heart condition responsible for one in ten strokes – Read More

Cancer patients could benefit from world’s largest surgery study

An NIHR-funded study aiming to improve care for patients undergoing cancer surgery worldwide has launched. The pioneering study – known as GlobalSurg3 – will pool patient information from hundreds of hospitals to directly compare surgery quality in more than 100 countries across four continents – Read More




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