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Stroke Association Lectureship Programme

Published: 29 Jun 2015

This programme aims to build a vibrant community of stroke researchers across the UK and develop the stroke leaders of the future. The call for applications is now open with awards for applicants from Wales or Northern Ireland, or for UK-wide. Applications close on 13 October 2015.

NI Research Nurse of the Year 2015

Published: 29 Jun 2015

The winner is nurse consultant Carmel Kelly for her development of an eLearning resource, HIV and pregnancy: Prepared to care. The runner-up is Paula Brogan for her research on exploring the process of shared decision-making in relation to end-of-life issues among patients, their families and health care professionals in a community setting.

News from the RCN library collection May 2015

Published: 16 Jun 2015

News from the RCN Library Collection, detailing acquisitions, PhDs submitted, print and e-books acquired for May 2015.

RCN Research Institute newsletter

Published: 29 May 2015

The latest newsletter from the research partnership between the RCN and the University of Warwick includes articles on public and involvement in research; eating disorders; improving experiences of care and a retrospective on professional culture.

Developing proposals for Research for Patient Benefit

Published: 26 May 2015

Apply to attend a mock panel event in Liverpool on 10 July to get advice from experts. Places are limited.

NHS pressures at risk of stifling cancer research

Published: 26 May 2015

Daily pressures on the NHS are having a serious impact on its ability to support world-leading research into cancer. This report published in May 2015 emphasised that the role of the clinical research nurse is clearly central to research activity.

NICE Eyes on Evidence May 2015

Published: 20 May 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 May 2015 issue of the monthly bulletin includes patientsí expectations of the benefits and harms of treatments and tests; nicotine replacement therapy; life expectancy of people with cystic fibrosis; intermittent versus continuous administration of proton pump inhibitors.

OK to ask about clinical research

Published: 13 May 2015

On 20 May 2015, the National Institute for Health Research is marking International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) through Facebook and Twitter using hashtags #oktoask #oktoaskhour ..

News from the RCN library collection April 2015

Published: 13 May 2015

News from the RCN Library Collection, detailing acquisitions, PhDs submitted, print and e-books acquired for April 2015.

Human Rights and Dementia International Conference 2015

Published: 12 May 2015

Present your research as a poster or a 30-minute oral presentation addressing an aspect of ethics or human rights around the conference themes. Send in your abstract by 31 May 2015.

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