Latest news from the Clinical Research Network

  • HSJ Clinical Research Impact Award winner revealed

    Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust has won the HSJ’s prestigious national award for the work it has done to maximise clinical research activity across the Trust.

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  • CRN highlights innovative COPD studies to mark World COPD Day

    To mark World COPD Day (19 November) the NIHR Clinical Research Network communications team in collaboration with the Respiratory disorders Specialty has launched “Spotlight on COPD”

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  • HSJ recognises Clinical Research Network innovators

    Chief Executive and Chief Innovation Officer voted into Health Services Journal's top 50 healthcare innovators for 2014

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Case studies

  • 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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  • Patient stories: Katie’s story

    Katie shares her story of turning negative mental health experiences into positives through clinical research.

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