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The Future of Cardiology

The COVID pandemic has forced rapid changes in the way that we interact both with patients and with colleagues. In some cases the crisis has accelerated change that was already anticipated but in others completely new and imaginative solutions have been found to adapt service provision to the new environment.

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NIHR-BHF Partnership COVID framework

The NIHR-BHF Cardiovascular Partnership has responded to the outbreak of COVID-19 by announcing a new framework to support the development and delivery of Covid-19 research projects across the UK supported by the BHF CRC

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IT Platform Update

The core team at the BHF CRC have now moved across to the new IT platform. The next phase will be setting up the workspace for Research Groups

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The Future of Cardiology

The COVID pandemic has forced rapid changes in the way that we interact both with patients and with colleagues. In some cases the crisis has accelerated change that was already anticipated but in others completely new and imaginative solutions have been found to adapt service provision to the new environment.

Read More »

NIHR-BHF Partnership COVID framework

The NIHR-BHF Cardiovascular Partnership has responded to the outbreak of COVID-19 by announcing a new framework to support the development and delivery of Covid-19 research projects across the UK supported by the BHF CRC

Read More »

IT Platform Update

The core team at the BHF CRC have now moved across to the new IT platform. The next phase will be setting up the workspace for Research Groups

Read More »

Events

This meeting will allow all involved to get a clearer view of how both charity and industry work, as well as the challenges that are faced by both sectors, and to identify areas for potential solutions through collaboration. The meeting will also explore what joint work has already been undertaken through case study presentations from selected organisations detailing their learning outcomes. 

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The clinical research landscape is changing and clinical trials are evolving to find new, faster and more efficient ways to bring new treatments to patients.

The UK Life Sciences Industrial Strategy and the Life Sciences Sector Deal 2  set out the Government’s commitment to consolidate the UK as a world-leader in delivering clinical trials using novel or complex designs and/or innovative approaches to research delivery. These have come to be known as CIDs (Complex Innovative Design studies).

The COVID19 pandemic is accelerating uptake and acceptance of this new era of clinical trials. This virtual event will generate discussion on where we were, where we are now, how we got there and where we go next.

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The workshop will cover:

  • Defining patient and public involvement (PPI)
  • PPI throughout the research cycle
  • PPI during Covid-19
  • Talk by researcher on experience of doing PPI
  • Tips and resources for implementing PPI

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Discover the advantages of researchers and industry partners collaborating and what opportunities are available at the NIHR Academy.

This one hour webinar aims to help researchers become more confident in working at the interface of academia, industry and the health and care system.

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The BCS in collaboration with the BHF CRC invite you to attend this course  aimed at all Junior Doctors, Higher Specialist Trainees, Early Career Consultants, and Allied Healthcare Professionals with an active interest in or planning to perform clinical cardiovascular research within the NHS. 

An internationally renowned faculty take delegates through a step-by-step guide to the process of planning, funding and ultimately completing a clinical cardiovascular research project from grant funding and navigating the research ethics committee to clinical trial design and appropriate data analysis.

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