Making research core business in the NHS
Your business is our business. We can help your Trust to engage in research activity.
The NIHR Clinical Research Network provides an embedded research infrastructure which increases the research capacity of the NHS. It works with Trusts to increase patients recruited into studies and to deliver quick set up times for clinical studies.
If you're thinking about engaging in research activity talk to your lead CLRN.
HSJ Progressive Research Culture Award
We want to identify best practice and recognise those Trusts and practices that are making great strides in developing research capability within their institutions. So last year, for the first time, we sponsored the Health Services Journal (HSJ) Research Culture Award.
The award was incredibly popular attracting a large number of high-quality entries from right across the NHS. You can read case studies on our winner and shortlisted entrants from last year.
We want to continue to highlight the vital role that research plays in developing better patient care, and celebrate those Trusts and practices who continue to expand and enhance their research culture, with this year’s HSJ Progressive Research Culture Award.
HSJ Award success stories
Creating a research culture: A research nurse's blog
Kerry Stott is a research nurse in the team that won the HSJ Research Culture Award 2011 – Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. The team engaged their Trust's senior leadership, developed their research and development strategy and worked with NIHR partners showing that embedding research as core business can be done.
Read Kerry's blog to find how it works in practice.
The only individual General Practice shortlisted in the HSJ Awards, for their entry “Research Resuscitated: How one practice breathed life into the concept of primary care research". Dr Jason Victory explains how they did it and what it has meant for their practice.
Our HSJ Awards
Building a research culture. Our previous award promoting research culture and this year's HSJ Progressive Research Culture Award.