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  • Tania Page, Research Delivery Manager, Division 4, and Sheila Parker, PCPIE Manager, CRN:North Thames

    'Join dementia research' promoted at Research Showcase Event

    30th October 2014

    On Wednesday 22nd October, North Thames Clinical Research Network (CRN) staff attended the Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust Research Showcase, where they promoted the work of the CRN and the new service 'Join Dementia Research'.

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    Advanced Nurse Practitioner nominated for Nursing Times Award

    27th October 2014

    Helen Robinson, an Advanced Nurse Practitioner from Middlesbrough, has been nominated for the Nursing Times Award for Clinical Research Nursing.

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    Clinical Nursing Research team shortlisted for Nursing Times Award

    27th October 2014

    A team of Clinical Research nurses working at the Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust are in the running for a top award to be decided at the end of October. The newly-established category of Clinical Research Nursing in the Nursing Times Awards has been Introduced to acknowledge the increasingly important role nurses play in the field of clinical research. The award also works to recognise initiatives that contribute to achieving the NIHR’s strategic priorities for the specialty.

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About Dementias and neurodegeneration research

The Clinical Research Network: Dementias and neurodegeneration (DeNDRoN) supports the set up and delivery of clinical research in the NHS in a range of diseases including dementias, Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease and Huntington’s disease.

These diseases are increasingly understood to have commonalities in underlying mechanisms, patient experience, and symptoms; and their management is increasingly multi-disciplinary and converging over time. Advances in understanding of these diseases and new treatments are likely to come from inter-disciplinary research between them.

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Patient, Carer and Public Information

We invite patients, carers and anyone affected by dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases to have a say on research matters. There are many ways that you can be involved in research; from participating in a study to helping to shape the direction of research by sharing your experiences or offering your opinion on research ideas.

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    Enquiries from the life-sciences industry

    T: +44 (0)113 34 34 555


  • General Enquiries - DeNDRoN
    27 Old Gloucester Street
    WC1N 3AX
    C/O Box 81


    T: +44 (0)20 3206 4960


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  • New portfolio enquiries

    Initial enquiries about the NIHR CRN Portfolio

    T: +44 (0)113 343 0329


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