Who are we?
We are the Clinical Research Network Yorkshire and Humber. We make sure health and social care research is done well, and that people can join in.
What is health and social care research research?
Research is how we find out how well things work. Research helps to make health and social care better.
Who does research?
Usually people who do research have trained as doctors, nurses, pharmacist etc, although everyone can do research after training.
What is public involvement in research?
By “public” we mean:
Public Involvement in research is when people who are not professionals take part in research either as members of the research team or/and as people promoting research to everyone.
How can you join in research?
Be Part of Research makes it easy for the UK public to learn about health and social care research. Anyone can search for ethically-approved studies and ask to take part. There are studies for people living with a condition as well as those who may be healthy. The service also curates the latest research findings from reliable sources.
Health and care professionals can use Be Part of Research to support their patients, clients and service users.
Be Part of Research is delivered by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the nation's largest funder of health and care research.
What is a Patient Research Ambassador?
A Patient Research Ambassador is someone who helps researchers. He/she could be a:
They need to be keen to join in research and happy to talk to other people about it.
If you would like to know more about being a Patient Research Ambassador in Yorkshire and Humber contact email@example.com.
How we can help you get involved?
We have a small team to help make sure people and researchers work well together to produce excellent research. If you want to join in research or find out more please contact Evie Chandler on 01132060467. You can email Evie at firstname.lastname@example.org . You can also tweet Evie on @EviePPICRNyh
Dementia is one of the biggest challenges we face today. The number of people with Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia and other types of dementia, is set to double over the next 30 years.
Research offers hope. It is only through research that we can understand what causes the disease, develop effective treatments, improve care and hopefully one day find a cure.
For queries relating to Join Dementia Research studies in the Yorkshire and Humber region, email email@example.com