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Each year on International Clinical Trials Day (Friday 20 May), the NIHR ‘Ok to Ask' campaign calls on patients, their families, and carers to ask their nurse or doctor about taking part in health research.
Thousands of NHS patients with prostate cancer could benefit from life-enhancing robotic surgery thanks to a new programme funded by The Urology Foundation.
NHS Digital will be the new trading name for the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) this summer, to build on the role it plays in directly supporting the NHS and social care services.
The Government’s revolutionary DNA-sequencing project has recruited its first patients from Yorkshire and Humber, signalling a new era of twenty-first century medicine in the region.
The search for treatment for Type 1 diabetes will be accelerated with the start of a new trial at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London.
An innovative scanning system is hoping to prevent NHS patients with head and neck cancer from having to undergo traumatic post-treatment surgery.
Life Sciences Minister George Freeman has opened the new home to the Health eResearch Centre of the Farr Institute at the University of Manchester, creating a North of England hub for some of the world’s best digital and health research.
George Freeman has been championing the North East as part of the Northern Powerhouse and leading the way in developing new life science innovations.
A new and potentially ground-breaking vaccine aimed at enabling the immune system to fight against advanced cancer is being trialled by scientists in London and Guildford, thanks to Government investment in the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).