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    Nursing Times publish 'Nurses Changing Role in Research' article by Dr Susan Hamer

    6th October 2015

    An article written by Dr Susan Hamer, Director of nursing, learning and organisational development for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) has recently been published in the Nursing Times.

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    Free online course aims to inform about clinical discovery and evaluation

    2nd October 2015

    Do you want to find out more about the process of clinical discovery? Do you want to know how it is used to improve and inform healthcare in the NHS? Read more to find out about the free 'Improving Healthcare through Clinical Research' online course available soon...

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    Annual Research Activity League Table to be published in October

    25th September 2015

    The NIHR Clinical Research Network will be publishing this years League Table data in October 2015.

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About Hepatology research

We oversee research that deals with the diagnosis and management of patients with diseases of the liver, biliary tree, and pancreas. This means that we support a wide range of research studies such as those involving acute and chronic liver disease, liver fibrosis and cirrhosis, screening and treating viral hepatitis and genetic studies including pharmacogenetics.

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Patient, Carer and Public Information

Patients are at the centre of our work. As a patient, carer or as a member of the public you can get involved by taking part in research, or by helping to shape research.

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Case studies

  • Time for clinical research to stand and deliver

    Hepatology research covers all diseases of the liver and biliary tree. Conducting clinical research across these disease areas can be complex. Despite this, real progress has been made in recent years. This article reflects on that progress and shines a spotlight on recent breakthroughs in hepatitis C research.

  • Harnessing enthusiasm and expertise

    Areas such as cancer, stroke and diabetes remain high on the research agenda. But what about medical specialties such as surgery, critical care and hepatology? Network Specialties have harnessed research enthusiasm and expertise in these areas - with impressive results...

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Key contacts

  • Existing Portfolio enquiries - Anaesthesia, perioperative medicine and pain management, Critical care, Injuries and emergencies, Surgery, Ear, nose and throat, Infectious diseases and microbiology, Ophthalmology, Respiratory disorders, Gastroenterology and Hepatology

    Enquiries about existing studies on the NIHR CRN Portfolio


  • General enquiries - Hepatology

    NIHR CRN Coordinating Centre
    Minerva House
    5 Montague Close
    SE1 9BB


  • New portfolio enquiries

    Initial enquiries about the NIHR CRN Portfolio

    T: +44 (0)113 343 0329


  • Industry enquiries

    Enquiries from the life-sciences industry

    T: +44 (0)113 34 34 555


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