Research outputs

PRP-funded researchers submit a summary report of their findings at the end of the project. A list of summary reports received since April 2011 is available below, with PDF files of the reports accessible from within the spreadsheet. Policy Research Units submit project reports, which will also be included in this spreadsheet in due course.

For some large research initiatives, involving a number of linked studies, a final overview report is produced, summarising the findings of the individual studies and drawing overall conclusions for policy and practice. These are posted below.

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Summary reports from PRP-funded research

A list of summary final reports received since April 2011 from PRP-funded researchers is available below. PDF files of the reports are accessible from within the spreadsheet. PRP summary final reports  

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Long-Term Neurological Conditions Research Initiative – Overview Report

The Long-Term Neurological Conditions research initiative involved ten linked studies examining various aspects of the implementation and impact of the National Service Framework for Long-Term Neurological Conditions.  The Overview Report of the research initiative, together with the final reports of … Read more → – Long-Term Neurological Conditions Research Initiative – Overview Report

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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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The Social Care Workforce Research Initiative: Overview Report

The Social Care Workforce Research Initiative involved nine linked studies examining various aspects of the nature and role of the modern social care workforce. The Social Care Workforce Research Initiative: Overview Report (2011)

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Health and Care Services for Older People: Overview report on research to support the National Service Framework for Older People

Sixteen research studies were funded as part of the Older People’s Use of Services research initiative to assess the key aspects of the National Service Framework for Older People (NSFOP). The NSFOP, published in 2001 comprises a ten-year programme of … Read more → – Health and Care Services for Older People: Overview report on research to support the National Service Framework for Older People

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Valuing people and research: the Learning Disability Research Initiative – overview report

This report summarises the findings of 13 studies commissioned through the Learning Disability Research Initiative (LDRI) to inform the implementation and development of the Valuing People White Paper, published in 2001. Valuing people and research: the Learning Disability Research Initiative … Read more → – Valuing people and research: the Learning Disability Research Initiative – overview report

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Modernising adult social care – what’s working

Eleven research projects were funded through the Modernisation of Adult Social Care Research Initiative: two baseline studies on regulation and service configuration and nine research projects that cover key elements in the modernisation of adult social care. Modernising adult social … Read more → – Modernising adult social care – what’s working

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