News and publications
31 July 2017It’s important that Priority Setting Partnerships (PSPs) think about the people they are trying to talk to and how to make it as easy as possible for them to get involved. The Canadian Dementia PSP has announced its Top 10 recently and made some interesting adjustments to help people with a diagnosis of dementia to join in with the priority setting
Does current palliative and end of life care research match the priorities of patients, carers and clinicians?
18 July 2017Marie Curie has published a report looking at how current and recently completed health research in the UK relates to each of the 83 questions prioritised by the Palliative and end of life care PSP
14 June 2017Emily Burns, Research Communications Manager at Diabetes UK, reflects on her experience as a participant in the Contraception PSP Final Workshop. Emily describes the process, and relates this to her work with the Type 2 Diabetes PSP, which is currently planning its own final workshop.
17 May 2017Marie Curie announces £1.5 million joint funding call to address gaps in palliative and end of life care research
31 March 2017A horizon scanning review has been produced by the NIHR Horizon Scanning Research & Intelligence Centre (HSRIC) on new and emerging technologies for hearing loss. This review was done in response to research questions prioritised by the Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss PSP in 2015.
29 March 2017Marie Curie, in partnership with the Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office (CSO) and the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association, has announced the research grants awarded to address research questions identified by the Palliative and end of life care PSP.
01 February 2017Professor Deborah Hall, from the NIHR Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit, together with the British Tinnitus Association, has been keeping track of all the research that is aimed at the Top 10 priorities of the Tinnitus PSP.
17 January 2017In May 2016, the Autism PSP published its Top 10. Since then, Autistica, the charity which initiated the PSP, has been working with funders and putting plans in place to address these research priorities.
04 January 2017We’re pleased to announce that the James Lind Alliance (JLA) is seeking to recruit JLA Advisers to join the team. We are looking for skilled individuals who will support and facilitate JLA Priority Setting Partnerships.
16 November 2016The top 10 research priorities for alcohol-related liver disease have been identified by a James Lind Alliance PSP, which was jointly funded by the NIHR and the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG).
Looking beyond the PSP interventions: a thematic analysis of the perceptions and experiences of people in palliative and end of life care
08 November 2016Dr Annmarie Nelson, of Marie Curie, explores the broader issues and concerns raised by patients, families and health professionals, which went beyond the priority research questions identified by the Palliative and end of life care PSP.
18 October 2016Catherine White, one of the new JLA Advisers, describes her personal journey into the world of medical research, and shares her initial insights into the JLA process.
11 October 2016Sandra Regan, JLA Adviser, brings together examples of how Twitter can be used effectively by Priority Setting Partnerships.
20 September 2016The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Horizon Scanning Research and Intelligence Centre (HSRIC), working with Fight for Sight, has identified 130 new and emerging technologies and procedures for treating corneal disorders.
13 July 2016Dr Emma Crosbie, who initiated the Womb Cancer Priority Setting Partnership, has won a NIHR media award for a film demonstrating how patients can help researchers decide on research priorities.