What's New on Our Website 

'What’s New on Our Website’ is a regular email to inform you of the latest news and events that have been posted on our website.

This week's edition includes:
  • News: the CUHP Patient Safety Research Centre are calling for funding applications; 2 Senior Policy Fellow posts offered by the Health Foundation; abstract and session submissions  invited by the HSRUK; and the NIHR New Media Competition
  • Events: CLAHRC EoE save the date for our next showcase; 'Words Matter: Recovery Language in Research Workshop' in Cambridge; Health Service Research lecture - Why is Improving Health Care so hard...?; Nottingham Systematic Review Course; and save the date for an Implementation Science Masterclass, CLAHRC SL. 


CUHP Innovation and Patient Safety Research Centre – Call for funding applications


Application deadline 29 January 2016 

The Cambridge University Health Partners (CUHP), invite you to submit an application for funding to their Innovation and Patient Safety Research Centre. The Centre has been established to support and accelerate the development of innovative medical technologies and processes to improve patient safety.  The main aim of the Centre is to support health professionals in developing their ideas.

Click here for more information and how to apply 


The Health Foundation opportunity for two Senior Policy Fellows 


Application deadline 2 February 2016

  • Post 1: Two year secondment or fixed-term contract to commence in March / April 2016 (secondment cover), within the policy team working on raising the level of health policy debate in the UK.
  • Post 2: One year secondment or fixed-term contract to commence in May 2016 (maternity leave cover), within the stratgey team to shape the Health Foundation’s offer on population health over the course of 2016 and 2017.

For more information about the posts please see here 

Abstract call now open for HSRUK Symposium

Application deadline 19 February 2016 

Health Service Research UK (HSRUK) are holding their annual symposium in Nottingham, on 13 to 14 July.
They are inviting submissions on all aspects of health services and policy research for:
  • Individual abstracts (presentations and/or posters)
  • Proposals to run sessions or workshops

Click here for more information on the suggested themes and how to submit 

New NIHR Media Competition Round 6 open for entries


Competition deadline 31 March 2016 

Would you like to showcase your research creatively through film? If yes, this competition is for you!

The NIHR are inviting researchers to create and submit films about their research, why it's important, and the impact that it may have or is already having. The main category is "Raising awareness of your research", with a special prize for the film that shows  ‘how public involvement has been embedded into a research project and how it made a difference’.

For more information, please click here 




Tuesday 21 June 2016

Cambridge Belfry Hotel, Cambourne 

We will be holding our annual Showcase event on the 21st June this year, for all our stakeholders across the East of England Region. 
Further information on the programme and how to register will follow soon. In the meantime, please save the date and share the message. 

Words Matter: Recovery Language in Research Workshop


Monday 1 February 2016, 10.30am-12.30pm


The Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) Service User and Carer Research Group are running a series of workshops on service user and carer involvement in research relevant to researchers, service users and carers and clinicians interested in research.
This next workshop will enable participants to examine language and the impact it has on people around us, with a focus on the words we use, and how those words can shape people’s experience in research. 

For more information and how to book your place, please click here 

Spaces are limited so book early to avoid disappointment 

Why is improving Health Care so hard and how can we do it better?


Tuesday 8 March 2016, 5.30 pm

This is the Department of Health Services Research and Policy 30th Annual Health Services Research Lecture, given by Mary Dixon-Woods, Professor of medical sociology and Wellcome Trust investigator at the University of Leicester.  In this lecture Professor Dixon-Woods will address the challenges of measuring the quality of care, particularly its safety, and consider how interventions to improve quality can be evaluated.

Click here for more information

The Nottingham Systematic Review Course


Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 June 2016
University of Nottingham

This course will appeal to anyone interested in completing a Cochrane-style review. Experienced tutors and facilitators will be available to give practical and individual advice through a programme of small group teaching workshops, library-based interactive tutorials with hands on practical work at computer stations and group work.

For more information, please click here 

Implementation Science Masterclass, CLAHRC South London


26 and 27 July 2016 – SAVE THE DATE
King’s College London

The Implementation Science Masterclass organised by CLAHRC South London, is a two-day course for health professionals, researchers, patients and service users who aim to ensure health services routinely offer treatment and care that is based on the most recent research evidence and quality improvement principles.

Please click here for more information

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Phone: 01223 746073