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    NIHR Nurses recognised by Chris Whitty for International Nurses Day

    12th May 2016

    12 May marks the day when Nurses all over the world are celebrated for their hard work and contribution to International health, and for the NIHR CRN, we celebrate the crucial work of NIHR Research Nurses in ensuring the smooth delivery of clinical research across England.

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    All welcome to share 'What MOOC means to me' in TweetChat

    6th May 2016

    The start of the next National Institute for Health research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) and Leeds Univesity Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) 'Improving Healthcare through Research' commences on 6 June. The TweetChat aims to bring together patients who have already undertaken the MOOC to provide their experience and help answer questions that people may have about what it is like to do the MOOC, and also research professional, patients and the public who are interested in research and are thinking about signing up.

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    Health Research Authority (HRA) Approval implemented

    8th April 2016

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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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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

  • Maintaining the UK's leading edge

    Eight senior clinical academics joined the ranks of the Network in 2015 as Specialty Cluster Leads. Their role? To ensure that the UK remains at the forefront of clinical research so that NHS patients can continue to benefit from leading-edge treatments. Insight magazine learns why and how.

  • 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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