Latest news from the Clinical Research Network

  • CRN launches INSIGHT magazine

    The NIHR Clinical Research Network has today launched its new flagship magazine: Insight.

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  • New aphasia resources for researchers conducting stroke studies

    The NIHR Clinical Research Network: Stroke (CRN: Stroke) has launched a new resource pack designed to help researchers involve more patients with aphasia participate in clinical studies.

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  • First global patient and first European patients recruited by Network

    The NIHR Clinical Research Network has recruited the first patient in one global study and the first European patient in three further commercial contract research studies.

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Case studies

  • Patient stories: Gemma’s story

    Gemma is an active member of the Clinical Research Network’s Mental health Young Person’s Advisory Group. She has been in recovery from anorexia for over two years and the group has helped her to further understand mental health problems and to do something proactive in response to her illness.

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  • Spotlight on COPD – Janet – Asthma

    Janet jumped at the chance to take part in the Salford Lung study.Now she has a better quality of life and can administer her own treatment in the comfort of her own home.

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  • Community engagement is key for diabetes research

    The population of NIHR Clinical Research Network: North Thames consists of around 80 percent ethnic minority groups and one of the largest communities is Bangladeshi. Traditionally, this group has not engaged with diabetes research, even though they are seven times more likely to have diabetes than white people.

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