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Ground-breaking new national service empowers public to take part in vital dementia research

Ground-breaking new national service empowers public to take part in vital dementia research

Press Releases   •   Feb 26, 2015 13:59 GMT

A new nationwide online and telephone service that helps people to take part in dementia research studies launched on 24 February 2015.

Celebrating Network achievements in the HSJ

Celebrating Network achievements in the HSJ

Press Releases   •   Jan 08, 2015 16:00 GMT

The NIHR Clinical Research Network has launched a sponsored supplement in the HSJ, to celebrate its achievements since its inception in 2006.

CRN launches INSIGHT magazine

CRN launches INSIGHT magazine

Press Releases   •   Jan 08, 2015 15:54 GMT

The NIHR Clinical Research Network has today launched its new flagship magazine: Insight.The launch of the new corporate magazine follows the transition of the Clinical Research Network (CRN) to its new structure which took place earlier this year.

Nine out of ten people would be willing to take part in research

Nine out of ten people would be willing to take part in research

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2014 08:00 BST

A new survey conducted on behalf of the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network (NIHR CRN) shows that 89% of people would be willing to take part in clinical research if they were diagnosed with a medical condition or disease – with an all-time-low figure of just 3% saying they would not consider it at all.

NIHR Clinical Research Network's GCP training now recognised by TransCelerate

NIHR Clinical Research Network's GCP training now recognised by TransCelerate

Press Releases   •   Sep 29, 2014 14:24 BST

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network’s Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training has been added to the list of GCP programmes mutually recognised by TransCelerate member companies.

Patient recruitment to research studies hits three million

Patient recruitment to research studies hits three million

Press Releases   •   Jun 26, 2014 07:00 BST

More than three million NHS patients in England have taken part in research studies over the last six years supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network.

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Patient recruitment into dementia research studies hits all time high

Press Releases   •   May 20, 2014 16:19 BST

To mark International Clinical Trials Day and the start of Dementia Awareness Week, the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network has released figures which show recruitment into dementia studies has increased by 13% in the last 12 months.

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Patients tell how clinical research changed their lives

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2013 13:53 GMT

A new campaign is helping patients to share their inspirational stories about the impact that taking part in clinical research has had on their life.

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Figures show "new high" in NHS patients participating in clinical research

Press Releases   •   Jul 01, 2013 09:59 BST

A report released by the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network shows that more than 630,000 NHS patients in England took part in clinical research studies last year.

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Mystery shopper campaign highlights NHS shortcomings in promoting clinical research

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2013 12:21 GMT

New report shows 91% of NHS Trusts surveyed are not providing information to support patient choice