NIHR figures and good news

The NIHR have recently released some staggering figures, revealing that 725,333 participants were recruited into clinical research last year! This is the highest number since records began, showing an 8.8% yearly increase.

Related to this, the NIHR supported 5,486 research studies last year, with the aid of 11,000+ support staff in the NHS. You can read the latest blog from the NIHR’s Director of Nursing, Dr Susan Hamer.

Follow the NIHR’s Twitter account for news, updates and training opportunities, and as always, if you’re interesting in running your own research in the NHS, get in touch with Research Ethics.