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NIHR announces

  Created on Thursday, 19 Jul 2018. Posted in Funding

  • NIHR announces £150m investment in applied health research
    to tackle the key issues facing our healthcare system, including the pressures of an ageing population and the increasing demands on the NHS.
  • £65 million new NIHR investment in research to inform government decision-making
    13 NIHR Policy Research Units will undertake research to inform decision-making by government and arms-length bodies, ensuring that they have the best possible information and evidence available when making policy decisions about health and social care.
  • NIHR to launch senior nurse and midwife research programme 
    to create research champions to drive improvements in future care. The project will allow senior nurses and midwives to dedicate two days a week to fostering a culture of innovation, furthering implementation of science activities and informing research priorities within their organisations. They will champion research collaborations and interdisciplinary sharing of research knowledge and skills throughout their profession.
  • NIHR awards further funding to boost Global Health Research
    in key areas of unmet need where a targeted investment can result in a transformative impact.