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NIHR Trainees Welcome Pack now online

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is pleased to announce the development of the NIHR Trainees Welcome Pack online. It is a resource for all trainees funded by NIHR and has been designed to help with understanding the NIHR system and what opportunities it offers. It includes details of trainees meetings, workshops, NIHR and other […]

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Public Health England publishes local Health Profiles

The profiles draw together information to present a picture of health in each local area in a user-friendly format. They are a valuable tool for local government and health services in helping them to understand their communities’ needs, so that they can work to improve people’s health and reduce health […]

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Single approval system for all health research studies

The Department of Health has approved the Health Research Authority to deliver a single approval system for all health research studies in England. Earl Howe, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Quality, today announced funding for the HRA Assessment and Approval. This funding means that the HRA will be able to reduce […]

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Replacing Research Governance Framework

  The HRA will take responsibility from the Department of Health for issuing guidance for research in England, in place of the Research Governance Framework (RGF). The current version of the RGF will be withdrawn when the new framework is published. The HRA will undertake a review of the whole framework with an […]

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Latest issue of Faculty World

The March 2014 issue of Faculty World is now available to read online here.  The feature article in the March edition is Adding Value to Research. The Director of NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies (NETS), gives an insight into his role. Also find out about the James Lind Alliance, the EME […]