Press Releases

Ground-breaking new national service empowers public to take part in vital dementia research

Feb 26, 2015 13:59 GMT National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network A new nationwide online and telephone service that helps people to take part in dementia research studies launched on 24 February 2015.

Celebrating Network achievements in the HSJ

Jan 08, 2015 16:00 GMT National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network The NIHR Clinical Research Network has launched a sponsored supplement in the HSJ, to celebrate its achievements since its inception in 2006.

CRN launches INSIGHT magazine

Jan 08, 2015 15:54 GMT National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network The NIHR Clinical Research Network has today launched its new flagship magazine: Insight.The launch of the new corporate magazine follows the transition of the Clinical Research Network (CRN) to its new structure which took place earlier this year.

Dec 15, 2014 16:06 GMT Dr Giorgini Herbal supplement with blood-sugar-lowering properties, containing herbs such as poterium, gymnema, goat's rue and fenugreek, which are real metabolism boosters.

Howzat! Vision Express backing means success is in sight for eye cancer cricketer, James

Nov 07, 2014 15:58 GMT Vision Express ​A teen cricketing hopeful who is a survivor of a rare form of eye cancer has secured backing from Vision Express, ahead of his participation in the Blind Cricket World Cup. James Millard, 19, from Southwick in West Sussex is a survivor of a rare cancer called retinoblastoma and is blind in one eye, with severely reduced sight in the other.

Charity returns to sniff out diabetes

Oct 31, 2014 12:39 GMT Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation Laughter Yoga for health benefits ·Local Drama Group Roaring Mouse to give a DRWF commissioned performance

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.