The Policy Research Programme (PRP) is a national research-funding programme within the Department of Health’s Research and Development Directorate. It commissions high quality research based evidence across the full policy remit of the Department.

The PRP works alongside other research programmes in the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) which commissions research for practice at the front line in the NHS, public health and social care.

Policy Research Programme: Call for Applications

The Department of Health’s Policy Research Programme (PRP) invites applications in the following areas: •    Call 1: Research Initiative to Support the Implementation of the National Suicide Prevention Strategy •    Call 2: Research to Develop an Evidence-Based Model for Estimating … Read more → – Policy Research Programme: Call for Applications

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Birthplace in England study will help guide women’s choices in where to give birth

The findings from the Birthplace in England study, funded by the DH Policy Research Programme and the NIHR Service Delivery Organisation programme, shows that women with straightforward pregnancies can choose whether they’d like to give birth in a hospital obstetric unit, … Read more → – Birthplace in England study will help guide women’s choices in where to give birth

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