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NIHR

National Institute for Health Research

Funds health and care research and translates discoveries into practical products, treatments, devices and procedures, involving patients and the public in all their work.
https://www.nihr.ac.uk/

Resources
Early consultant support in the North West External link

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/nihr-in-your-area/north-west-coast/training-and-education.htm

The Research Scholars Programme is designed to develop 'research-interested' individuals in the early phase of their clinical research careers. The programme is open to Medical Consultants and General Practitioners in the first five years of their careers and Senior Trainees planning to remain in the North West Coast region as well as established colleagues from across other clinical professions such as Allied Health Professionals and Nursing.

Eligibility for NIHR support External link

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/study-support-service/eligibility-for-nihr-support/

Getting support for your research via NIHR

IAT guide External link

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/documents/IAT/TCC-NIHR-IAT-GUIDE.pdf

Provides advice on practical issues when taking up a research Fellowship

NIHR fellowships External link

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/funding-and-support/funding-for-training-and-career-development/fellowship-programme.htm

The NIHR have revamped their Fellowship scheme; as of October 2018 the various schemes are combined into NIHR Academic Career Development Fellowships.

NIHR ACL External link

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/our-research-community/NIHR-academy/nihr-training-programmes/nihr-hee-ica-programme/nihr-hee-ica-programme-cl.htm

information on the NIHR ACL programme - described as "early post-doctoral" Fellowship

RDS link External link

https://www.nihr.ac.uk/about-us/how-we-are-managed/our-structure/research/research-design-service/

RDS advise on all aspects of clinical research design and provide support for PPI

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