Network wellbeing survey – summary of results

Thank you to everyone who responded to this survey - the response rate was 36% and it was good to hear your thoughts.We are very pleased to see that the majority of people feel that they have benefitted from increased flexibility in working from home and have identified health benefits, increased opportunity for exercise, better … Continue reading Network wellbeing survey – summary of results

North West London NHS patients contribute key data to practice-changing COVID-19 study

Patients, NHS trusts and local research teams across North West London have contributed important data to new global research which shows that corticosteroids can significantly improve outcomes for severely ill patients with COVID-19. The research papers published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) today reinforce evidence that these inexpensive and widely available … Continue reading North West London NHS patients contribute key data to practice-changing COVID-19 study

Reflections forum – follow-up materials

Research staff across the region attended the Reflections forum last week, organised by the CRN North West London. The forum gave staff an opportunity to reflect on their practice over the last several months and to share their experience with other colleagues. The speakers:- Leading a global Urgent Public Health Research Study - Alison Perry, … Continue reading Reflections forum – follow-up materials

Useful article on the vaccine development process

THE CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT PROCESS FOR A NOVEL PREVENTIVE VACCINE: AN OVERVIEW This article on clinical development gives an overview on the development path based on the expectations of various guidelines issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Medicines Agency (EMA), and the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). The manuscript describes the … Continue reading Useful article on the vaccine development process

Sign up to be contacted for coronavirus vaccine studies

The Sign up to be contacted for coronavirus vaccine studies service is being soft launched to capture information and permissions for potential contact by health researchers, making it quicker and easier to source volunteers for vital vaccine studies that could help save lives. The new service is being led by the NIHR Digital office and … Continue reading Sign up to be contacted for coronavirus vaccine studies