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    Roll up to support the OK to ask campaign

    23rd April 2015

    The OK to ask campaign for this year has officially launched with the aim of encouraging more patients or carers to ask about research opportunities that could be available to them or their loved ones.

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    Over 800 students sign up for meningitis research study at South West event

    30th March 2015

    More than 800 students volunteered for a national meningitis research study when the research and development team from Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust attended the UCAS Higher Education Convention at Westpoint Centre in Exeter.

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    Edition 2 of Insight magazine published

    30th March 2015

    The second edition of Insight magazine - clinical research community news - is now available to view.

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About Children Research

We put children at the heart of our work and ensure the delivery of children’s research involves and works with children throughout its design and development.  Over the last eight years we’ve developed the Young Persons’ Advisory Group, which is becoming increasingly influential in helping to improve the design and delivery of children’s clinical research studies.

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Patient, carer and public information

We believe that high quality research, good recruitment and improved health outcomes for children, depend on listening to the voices of children and young people, as well as their families and carers.

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Case studies

  • Young people’s perspective enhances research delivery

    Question: What is the best way to make sure your clinical research study at a children’s hospital is family friendly? Answer: Ask a Young Person’s Advisory Group (YPAG) to contribute to its design. CRN: West Midlands explores the impact its local group is having on the delivery of clinical research.

  • Patient stories

    Our 'Patient stories' campaign shows how people’s experiences are bringing research benefits to life and helping us to raise research awareness throughout England.

  • Research changed my life - Tom - allergy

    Research changed my life because... it’s helped me to overcome an allergy that has had a major impact on my day-to-day life since I was a small child.

  • Research changed my life - Sultan - Morquio syndrome

    Research has changed my life because...now I'm really happy.

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Key contacts

  • Industry enquiries

    Enquiries from the life-sciences industry

    T: +44 (0)113 34 34 555

    E: supportmystudy@nihr.ac.uk

    www.supportmystudy.nihr.ac.uk

  • CRN: Children - Portfolio enquiries for Industry studies

    Life-sciences industry studies already on our Portfolio - CRN: Children

    E: industry.crnd@nihr.ac.uk

  • CRN: Children - Portfolio enquiries

    Non-commercial studies already on our Portfolio - CRN: Children

    E: portfolio.crnd@nihr.ac.uk

  • CRN: Children - General enquiries
    University of Liverpool, Dept. of Women's and Children's Health
    Institute of Translational Medicine (Child Health)
    Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
    Eaton Rd, Liverpool, L12 2AP

    General enquiries - CRN: Children

    T: +44 (0)151 252 5067

    E: crnchildren@nihr.ac.uk

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