The North Yorkshire and Humber Research and Development Service

The North Yorkshire and Humber Research and Development Service
The North Yorkshire and Humber Research and Development (R&D) service, hosted by East Riding of Yorkshire CCG, assist the CCG with all R&D-related matters including supporting them with their legal duty to promote research and the use of evidence obtained from research. The specifications for the service are currently under development and this page will be updated to reflect them once they have been confirmed.

Contact details for the service:

Dr Marie Girdham
Lead R&D Manager

Mr Boki Savelyich
Lead R&D Manager

Mrs Danielle Hook
R&D Manager

Mrs Angie Beacroft
R&D Administrator

2016/17 Call for Small Research Project(s) in the East Riding of Yorkshire Area
East Riding of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group has identified a small pot of money to support small research projects that aim to increase knowledge in health delivery areas that are recognised as strategic priorities for the CCG.  

So if you are a researcher who is interested in applying for funding, please click here to view the application form and here for the letter that gives a more in-depth explanation of the criteria as well as instructions on how to apply. *Please note that the closing date for this year is 17th October 2016.

For any queries or concerns, please contact: Danielle.hook@nhs.net | 01652 251134

Guidance for Primary Care Researchers requiring HRA Approval
HRA Approval comprises an assessment of study compliance with applicable regulations and standards. For studies that require review by an NHS research ethics committee (REC). For more information please click here.

Links to useful webpages
The Health Research Authority (HRA)
The HRA protects and promotes the interests of patients and the public in health and social care research. It is also provides HRA approval for all NHS studies taking place in England, a new process from 1 April 2016 that brings together the assessment of governance and legal compliance:
http://www.hra.nhs.uk/

UK Clinical Trials Gateway (UKCTG)
If you’re interested in taking part in a clinical trial in your area, you can get in touch with researchers via the UK Clinical Trials Gateway (UKCTG). This gateway also enables you to search for trials based on specific health conditions, drug type or geographic area:
https://www.ukctg.nihr.ac.uk/

INVOLVE
INVOLVE is part of, and funded by, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), to support active public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research:
http://www.invo.org.uk/

Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network
The Yorkshire & Humber Academic Science Network (AHSN) is one of fifteen innovative health networks set up to create and harness strong, purposeful partnerships between patients, health services, industry and academia:
http://www.yhahsn.org.uk/

NHS Research and Development Forum
The NHS R&D Forum is about leading, promoting, shaping and influencing quality health research and for anyone whose professional role or interests include the management and quality of health research and the strategic development of health research across the NHS and wider health economy.
http://www.rdforum.nhs.uk/content/

The Clinical Research Network (CRN)
The Clinical Research Network (CRN) comprises of 15 Local Clinical Research Networks (LCRN) that cover the length and breadth of England. For any study that is eligible or applying for Network support, whether commercially or non-commercially sponsored, the CRN offers a range of services across the research pathway that will help study feasibility, set up and delivery.
https://www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/

NHS Choices
NHS Choices is the official website of the National Health Service in England and provides a comprehensive health information service with thousands of articles, videos and tools, helping you to make the best choices about your health and lifestyle, including information on international clinical trials:
http://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx