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Develop cancer research portfolios

Published: 29 Jan 2015

Use your leadership expertise, enthusiasm and commitment to develop portfolios of trials for specific cancer types or treatment approaches by joining one or more National Cancer Research Institute clinical studies groups. Apply by 2 February 2015.

Funding of 1.5 million for innovative ideas

Published: 29 Jan 2015

The Health Foundation will fund up to 20 teams to test and develop innovative ideas and approaches to improving health care delivery in the UK. Apply by 10 February 2015.

Two health research funding schemes in Wales

Published: 26 Jan 2015

Announced by the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR), these schemes are the Health Research Award and the Research for Patient and Public Benefit Wales. There is a webinar to support researchers who are considering applying to these calls on 11 February 2015, sign up for it by 4 February 2015.

PhD studentships at Ulster University

Published: 22 Jan 2015

Thirteen funded PhD studentships from the Institute of Nursing and Health Research start in September 2015, each award has paid tuition fees and an annual maintenance award. Closing date to apply is 27 February 2015.

News from the RCN library collection December 2014

Published: 22 Jan 2015

News from the RCN Library Collection, detailing acquisitions, PhDs submitted, print and e-books acquired for December 2014.

Bursaries to update your research skills

Published: 19 Jan 2015

Bursaries of up to 1,000 each for staff in the UK social science community engaged in research, teaching research methods or supervising research to update their research skills. There are no closing dates for applications but once the budget is spent, the scheme will close.

NICE Eyes on Evidence January 2015

Published: 15 Jan 2015

NICE Eyes on Evidence - providing easy access to a comprehensive evidence base for everyone in health and social care who takes decisions about treatments or the use of resources. Reports in the January 2015 issue of the monthly bulletin includes Pharmacy-based screening for cardiovascular risk; Self-management of hypertension in people at high risk of cardiovascular events; Mental health after stopping smoking; Alpha-blockers for expulsion of ureteral stones; Haemoglobin thresholds for blood transfusion.

Patient Safety Awards

Published: 14 Jan 2015

There are 17 award categories to recognise and reward outstanding practice within the NHS and independent health care organisations, including ones for clinical leadership or innovation. Entry deadline is 6 March 2015.

Arthritis UK training and travel awards for nurses

Published: 14 Jan 2015

Arthritis Research UK is offering funding up to 2,000 for training and up to 250 towards the cost of travel. Nurses and other health care professionals who currently support people with musculoskeletal conditions can access funding to increase knowledge and improve the standard of care. Closing date to apply is 2 March 2015.

Florence Nightingale Foundation Lecture Series

Published: 08 Jan 2015

This series of free lectures will showcase examples of leading clinical nursing research that shares the latest evidence to promote quality care and safe practice.

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