Patients hack medical research in planned attack

Hacking in this context is what we call 'bringing people with different views and skills together to work on problems.' [Sorry to disappoint the headline chasers but I hope you'll stay with me] And 'hackathons' - events where such hacking activity can take place - are increasingly common across the health arena as a means of solving problems. In … Continue reading Patients hack medical research in planned attack

NIHR Friday: Lift-off for patient safety research in UK

This week saw the launch of the NIHR Greater Manchester Primary Care Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (NIHR GM PCPSTR for short!), a partnership between the University of Manchester and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. NIHR is funding the Centre - believed to be the only one of its sort in the world - to a tune … Continue reading NIHR Friday: Lift-off for patient safety research in UK