NIHR Funding Announcement and hats-off to Diabetes UK

The UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has today announced £775 million worth of funding over five years for translational research.  The funding will be made available through NIHR to NHS/university partnerships. Also, in what has to be an exemplar for others in terms of dissemination, Diabetes UK have today made a very public … Continue reading NIHR Funding Announcement and hats-off to Diabetes UK

The NHS reforms and patients…and EU research shake-up?

Science fear not.  Those of you disappointed that the EU summit on 4th Feb only got round to the subject of 'innovation' at a late hour and to little discussion should take heart from the fact that patients have been used to being at the end of a conference/meeting agenda etc for most of the … Continue reading The NHS reforms and patients…and EU research shake-up?