Press Releases

Nine out of ten people would be willing to take part in research

Oct 16, 2014 08:00 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network A new survey conducted on behalf of the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN) shows that 89% of people would be willing to take part in clinical research if they were diagnosed with a medical condition or disease – with an all-time-low figure of just 3% saying they would not consider it at all.

Free diabetes awareness necklace could save lives.

Oct 10, 2014 14:10 BST Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation Diabetes Research & Wellness foundation (DRWF) supports people living with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes across the UK and offers anyone who gets in touch a free diabetes awareness necklace and free medical check-up card.

NIHR Clinical Research Network's GCP training now recognised by TransCelerate

Sep 29, 2014 14:24 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network’s Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training has been added to the list of GCP programmes mutually recognised by TransCelerate member companies.

Patient recruitment to research studies hits three million

Jun 26, 2014 07:00 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network More than three million NHS patients in England have taken part in research studies over the last six years supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network.

May 27, 2014 15:47 BST Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation Event to bring wealth of diabetes information together in one place People from all over the North West region are invited to the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to learn more about living with diabetes and how to best cope with it at the first annual Living with Diabetes Day on Saturday 31 May.

May 20, 2014 16:19 BST National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network To mark International Clinical Trials Day and the start of Dementia Awareness Week, the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network has released figures which show recruitment into dementia studies has increased by 13% in the last 12 months.

May 12, 2014 10:21 BST Uppsala University Get set for 3-4 June: Uppsala University and seven other Swedish actors, has invited politicians, opinion-makers and experts from healthcare, academia and companies to an unconditional and open dialogue on the ways forward in an ageing society. The goal of the Uppsala Health Summit is to move from knowledge to action.

Apr 28, 2014 11:12 BST Allergy UK According to Allergy UK, millions of people are suffering unnecessarily. The national charity estimates that nearly 18 million people[i] have hay fever (or seasonal allergic rhinitis) in the UK. But new research[ii] conducted by Allergy UK reveals that for 62% of hay fever sufferers their current hay fever medication isn’t effective.

Apr 28, 2014 00:00 BST VisitScotland 1,100 delegates gather in Glasgow for multi-disciplinary event

Nov 28, 2013 13:53 GMT National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network A new campaign is helping patients to share their inspirational stories about the impact that taking part in clinical research has had on their life.