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New framework for UK health and social care research launched

Published on 16 October 2017

Transparency, public involvement, safety and proportionality must be at the centre of UK health research, a new position statement published today has demanded.

Regulators and government departments who promote and protect the interests of patients across the four UK nations

Janet Wisely to step down as HRA Chief Executive

Published on 4 August 2017

Janet Wisely is to step down as Chief Executive of the Health Research Authority. Janet has experienced an unexpected and life changing health situation, which has meant significant adjustments. After careful reflection and discussion with her family and colleagues, she …

Dr Richard Tiner

Published on 7 March 2017

It is with great sadness that we hear of the news of the death of a close friend of the Health Research Authority, Dr Richard Tiner.

A former general practitioner in the South West of England for many years, Richard …

Confidentiality Advisory Group Patient Involvement Workshop

Published on 31 January 2017

Registration for this event has now closed due to a large number of expressions of interest. Those who obtained a place will be contacted on Monday 13th  February.

London Marriot County Hall, 22 February 2017, 9am-1pm

The Health Research …

Have your say on the HRA website

Published on 9 January 2017

We’re about to begin work to improve the HRA website – we want to make it easier to access the information you need. We’d love to hear your thoughts on what you like and don’t like about our current site, …

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