National Institute for Health Research

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National Institute for Health Research

A body created by the UK Department of Health (DH) to support outstanding individuals working in world-class facilities who are conducting leading-edge research focused on the needs of patients and the public. The NIHR works with key partners involved in different elements of NHS Research to benefit patients, society, the NHS and all relevant stakeholders. An extensive and dynamic NIHR Clinical Research Network portfolio of cancer studies is maintained in liaison with the main cancer funders, the NCRI Clinical Studies Groups and other research groups and networks across the UK.
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The NIHR stresses that it regularly follows up complaints and claims relating to human rights violations, whether directly submitted to it or those observed by it.
i4i is an NIHR translational funding scheme to advance healthcare technologies and interventions for increased patient benefit in areas of existing or emerging clinical need.
The NIHR annual report released earlier this year was seen by the EU officials, who reviewed different aspects including the spread of human rights culture and education in the country.
The NIHR SPCR Director, Professor Richard Hobbs adds: 'The NIHR School for Primary Care Research is pleased to be supporting this ambitious new study, the funding for which was made possible after we had redesigned the way that the School funds its research to enable larger, collaborative, longer term research to compete with short term single centre studies.
Data from the NIHR Clinical Research Network shows us that high quality research is happening, but we could be doing more.
The GDN reported in February that the NIHR had registered a 25 per cent drop in the number of actionable complaints between 2013, when 118 investigations were launched, and last year when just 88 claims were looked into.
The NIHR Pancreas BRU is built around the world-class excellence of pancreatic research in Liverpool supported by many funders including the MRC and NIHR, and has a range of collaborations with other leading European research institutions.
We have listed the name of the different ministries that responded to our queries and those that did not," said NIHR vice-chairman and complaints, monitoring and follow-up committee head Dr Abdulla Al Deerazi.
The NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care East Midlands (CLAHRC EM) brings together world leading health research institutes and front line NHS staff to work with partners in industry, local government and the public to carry out research focused on the health priorities of the East Midlands.
The Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation programme is funded by the MRC and NIHR, with contributions from the CSO in Scotland, NISCHR in Wales and the HSC R&D, Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland, and is managed by the NIHR.
This generous NIHR support is vital acknowledgement of the difference we can make to people's lives and will help us to ensure that Moorflelds remains where it should be--at the forefront of developments in eye care.
An NIHR team has visited the prison and recorded the testimonies of more than 50 inmates as part of its own inquiry.