Tagged: National Institute for Health Research

New research explores driving forces behind HIV epidemic in men who have sex with men in the UK

New HIV infections rose in men who have sex with men (MSM) between 1990 and 2010 in the UK, driven by a 26 per cent increase in the proportion having condomless sex, according to new research by the Health Protection … Read more → – New research explores driving forces behind HIV epidemic in men who have sex with men in the UK

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Investing in surgical research – the way forward for leading healthcare organisations

A new plan to set up a nationwide network of surgical clinical trial centres has launched with the aim of revolutionising the delivery of surgical care for thousands of patients. The Royal College of Surgeons and its partners, which include … Read more → – Investing in surgical research – the way forward for leading healthcare organisations

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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 university and surrounding NHS organisations and will be overseen by … Read more → – £120 million investment for research to improve NHS services

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Government backs cutting edge medical technologies

A new prototype cancer test that could help thousands of cancer patients is one of the five projects that has been awarded funding from our National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The announcement was made by Professor Dame Sally Davies, … Read more → – Government backs cutting edge medical technologies

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