Young people’s voice in healthcare research across Greater Manchester

A new and exciting young person's healthcare research advisory group, in partnership with the Manchester Clinical Research Facility, is launching for anyone aged between 11 and 24 living in Greater Manchester. Don't worry if you don't have experience of healthcare research either. If you have an interest in getting involved and having a say on what … Continue reading Young people’s voice in healthcare research across Greater Manchester

Translate: Realising medical technologies innovation in Leeds

The Leeds City Region is a driving force for the healthcare sector in the United Kingdom, with world-leading clinical expertise and research capacity across its universities, hospitals, healthcare and medical device manufacturing sectors. From the need to ensure that research is translated and implemented in practice, Translate was established as a new partnership of universities in … Continue reading Translate: Realising medical technologies innovation in Leeds

Influence the rheumatology research landscape as a patient, parent or carer

Would you like to get involved in helping to influence research into medicines for children with rheumatological conditions in the United Kingdom (UK)? If so, there are vacancies on the UK's paediatric rheumatology clinical studies group for patient, parent and carer representatives. The National Institute Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN): Children and Arthritis Research … Continue reading Influence the rheumatology research landscape as a patient, parent or carer

Edgar Stene Prize 2018

The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) has launched the 2018 Edgar Scene Prize competition, with the theme "My personal champion - supporting my everyday life with a rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease (RMD)". The prize was established in memory of the late Edgar Stene, the founder and Secretary General of the Norwegian Rheumatism Association, who also lived with Ankylosing … Continue reading Edgar Stene Prize 2018

3rd iCAN Research and Advocacy Summit

Remembering Félix Junquera Tejeda As I journey across the Atlantic from Orlando, Florida, I reflect on my experiences of the 3rd International Children’s Advisory Network (iCAN) Research and Advocacy Summit. From July 10th to July 14th, over 200 young people, parents, carers, young person’s advisory group leaders and scientific partners came together to raise the … Continue reading 3rd iCAN Research and Advocacy Summit