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Raising Awareness Of PAD, Pain And Vascular Disease: The PLACEMENT Trial

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Raising Awareness Of PAD, Pain And Vascular Disease: The PLACEMENT Trial

Posted on 25 September 2023 by Grace Young

This month is peripheral arterial disease (PAD) awareness month, vascular disease awareness month and pain awareness month. The number of adults with age-related chronic diseases, including PAD/vascular disease, is increasing […]

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Global Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) Awareness Week 2023

Posted on 21 September 2023 by Joanna Smith

September 25-29th 2023 is Global ITP Awareness Week! This specially designated week calls for individuals around the world to join together to promote public awareness of a rare autoimmune disease […]

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Navigating the Seas of Trial Management: My Journey with the PRONTO Trial

Posted on 13 September 2023 by Waku Maboshe

Introduction As we mark World Sepsis Day, I find myself reflecting on a journey that has been both challenging and deeply rewarding - my role as a new trial manager […]

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How The Patient Voice Adds To Community, Healthcare And Health Research

Posted on 13 September 2023 by Joanne Euden

Using lived experience to improve health outcomes In 2008 I was knocked off my bike in a road traffic accident. Initially, I recovered well after a few weeks in hospital. […]

 
Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week 2023

Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week 2023

Posted on 11 September 2023 by Timothy Pickles

It is Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week this week (11th to 15th September 2023), which is organised by the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS). The theme of RA Awareness week 2023 […]

Overcoming Barriers And Facilitators To Including Care Home Residents In Research – Recommendations For Researchers

Overcoming Barriers And Facilitators To Including Care Home Residents In Research – Recommendations For Researchers

Posted on 27 July 2023 by Brittany Nocivelli

Background With an ageing population, older adults will have more complex health and social care needs and many of these older adults will be living in care homes. Despite the […]

Living Unseen: Navigating Work with a Hidden Disability

Living Unseen: Navigating Work with a Hidden Disability

Posted on 18 July 2023 by Rhys Denton

Advocating for Inclusion in Research The Centre for Trials Research Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Group is a small group of volunteers from across the Centre who are passionate about […]

Inclusive Opportunities: What Is Effective Public Involvement In Care Home Research?

Inclusive Opportunities: What Is Effective Public Involvement In Care Home Research?

Posted on 10 July 2023 by Tanisha Burgher

My journey into research As a final year medical student, I have witnessed my growth from being a layperson reading peer-reviewed articles to becoming a published author. This systematic review […]

33rd International Confederation of Midwives Conference: From Evidence to Reality

33rd International Confederation of Midwives Conference: From Evidence to Reality

Posted on 27 June 2023 by Sue Channon

Back in 2019 when I submitted an abstract for the 2020 International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) conference in Bali, I could never have imagined it would be a conference attendance […]

International Congress of the European Haematology Association Conference in Frankfurt Germany June 2023

Posted on 22 June 2023 by Richard Haggerty

International Congress of the European Haematology Association Conference in Frankfurt, Germany – 8th-11th June 2023 With more than 12,000 delegates a year, this conference is the leading meeting place for […]