|Guidance for planning virtual public and patient involvement activities
||Following the social distancing measures introduced by the UK Governmental bodies in response to the Covid-19 pandemic the use virtual platforms, for example Zoom and Microsoft teams, to deliver patient and public involvement activities has increased. In light of this trend, the Research Design Service North West (RDS NW) Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) team has developed the this guidance to assist those planning virtual platform-based PPI activities.
||23 October, 2020|
|phinder – connecting public health practice and research website
||phinder is a portal that connects public health practice and research. Their aim is to capture new and forthcoming UK interventions that have the potential to impact on population health and bring them to the attention of public health researchers, by encouraging and enabling more research into issues that are a high priority for public health policy and practice.
||18 September, 2020|
|HRA Podcast series looking at innovative trial design launches
||The Health Research Authority (HRA) has launched a new series of podcasts to explore innovative trial design and delivery - working with the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
||20 April, 2021|
||NIHR Learn offers a range of courses to develop your knowledge of clinical research and support you to do what you do best.
||24 August, 2020|
|Improving health by improving trial resources website
||Aiming to support researchers and trialists to improve trials, this website provides details of training courses, workshops/event and webinars. It also provides access to guidance packs and many other resources.
||24 August, 2020|
|Evidence collection guide for medicinal products to prevent or treat COVID-19
||The NIHR and NICE have developed a guide on clinical evidence generation for developers of medicinal products for COVID-19. The aim is to promote the highest standards possible within the constraints of the pandemic in terms of registration, conduct and reporting of studies, so that research on new treatments can be translated into clinical practice as fast as possible.
||11 June, 2020|
|In a nutshell: how to write a lay summary
||Provided by ELSEVIER this article covers the benefits of writing your research for a general audience. It also describes how to do this.
||26 May, 2020|
|NIHR School for Social Care Research: Methods Reviews
||Provided by the NIHR School for Social Care (SSCR), this website provides a number of reviews of a method and its application to social care research.
||12 May, 2020|
|RDS Blog: Public involvement during a pandemic: how we are supporting researchers
||As we have found in recent weeks, being socially isolated does not mean communities have to stop communicating. A UK-wide team of Research Design Service (RDS) experts and public contributors have put together this advice to help you continue your public involvement and adapt to virtual or remote working during this time.
||12 May, 2020|
|COVID-19 resources and relevant methodological approaches
||Research Design Service North West has worked with RDS colleagues across the country to collate appropriate/relevant methodological approaches for research studies being designed or delivered during the COVID-19, or any pandemic. Find all the resources listed on this web page,
||6 May, 2020|