Research & development

The latest research and development news from the Department of Health.

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£120 million investment for research to improve NHS services

The Department of Health has announced funding of £120 million for an open competition to research ways of improving NHS services. Each research project will involve collaborative partnerships between a … Read more → – £120 million investment for research to improve NHS services

Determining arrangements for supporting research in primary and community care

A discussion paper, Determining arrangements for supporting research in primary and community care, has been published. The paper aims to support local organisations, in collaboration with local networks, to consider … Read more → – Determining arrangements for supporting research in primary and community care

Government holds dementia research showcase event

The government is holding an event today to showcase the UK’s research facilities and discuss how to drive forward international research on dementia. As part of the Prime Minister’s Challenge … Read more → – Government holds dementia research showcase event

Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2011-12

This annual report (PDF, 2MB) is published pursuant to section 22 of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970, and describes the wide range of government funded projects supporting … Read more → – Research and development work relating to assistive technology 2011-12

Health Research Authority Non-Executive Directors confirmed

Sally Cheshire, Julie Stone and Dr Allison Jeynes-Ellis have been confirmed as Non-Executive Directors of the Health Research Authority (HRA). Sally will also be the Audit Committee Chair. The new … Read more → – Health Research Authority Non-Executive Directors confirmed

Consultation launched on fertility and human tissue regulators

Proposals to change responsibility for regulating fertility treatment and human tissue are set out today with the launch of a consultation on the future of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology … Read more → – Consultation launched on fertility and human tissue regulators

Chair of Health Research Authority confirmed

Professor Jonathan Montgomery will head up the Health Research Authority, the new organisation that will protect and promote the interests of patients and the public in health research. Professor Montgomery, … Read more → – Chair of Health Research Authority confirmed