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Research Associate position available at the Centre for Behaviour Change (Maternity Cover)

Research Associate position available at the Centre for Behaviour Change (Maternity Cover) An opening exists for an experienced and enthusiastic Research Associate to cover nine months maternity leave leading the behavioural science input to the five year programme of research, ‘Developing and trialling the DAFNEplus (Dose for Adjustment for Normal […]

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Researchers behind leading children’s heart surgery survival website launch new patient and public involvement guide

Researchers behind leading children’s heart surgery survival website launch new patient and public involvement guide RESEARCHERS from a flagship NIHR-funded study helping parents understand survival data about children’s heart surgery have launched a new best practice guide for involving patients and the public in research. The PRAIS 2 study team had previously […]

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Right People, Right Questions project – top 10 research priorities for young people’s mental health

Right People, Right Questions project – top 10 research priorities for young people’s mental health The ‘Right People, Right Questions’ project seeks to discover the top 10 research priorities for young people’s mental health. As 1 in 10 young people have mental health issues, focusing on young people’s mental health […]

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Reflections on being involved in dementia research as a former carer. A blog by John Thurman

Reflections on being involved in dementia research as a former carer. A blog by John Thurman* During the day between attending a conference with members of the DEMCOM research team, and writing this blog, I visited my sister Catherine in her new care home. Her dementia is severe: she’s lost […]

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Older Persons Fellowship For Nurses and Allied Health Professionals NOW RECRUITING FOR 2018

Older Persons Fellowship For Nurses and Allied Health Professionals NOW RECRUITING FOR 2018 The application process for the Older Persons Fellowship, which is funded by HEE and delivered by King’s College London is currently open for the 2018 intake. This is a 12 month Fellowship, with students attending King’s College London […]

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Categories: News, PPI Research theme

PPI payment in research update

PPI payment in research update Changes to HMRC regulations on ‘contractors and intermediaries’ have led to some institutions processing payments for involvement in research through PAYE.  INVOLVE has discussed these changes with HMRC and the Dept of Health’s Tax Advisor, and produced an agreed statement along with INVOLVE’s understanding of […]

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New HEE/NIHR ICA Programme Pre-Doctoral Level Scheme

New HEE/NIHR ICA Programme Pre-Doctoral Level Scheme 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. The HEE/NIHR Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship (PCAF) Scheme, which will replace the ICA Masters Studentships, […]

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What do Dementia Friendly Communities (DFCs) offer people diagnosed with young onset dementia (YOD)? A blog by Dr Andrea Mayrhofer

What do Dementia Friendly Communities (DFCs) offer people diagnosed with young onset dementia (YOD)? A blog by Dr Andrea Mayrhofer When people are diagnosed with dementia under the age of 65 the condition is referred to as Young Onset Dementia (YOD). In the UK, approximately 5% of people living with dementia (n=42,500) […]

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