News and publications
10 June 2019The Ontario Brain Institute funded the Neurodevelopmental Disorders (Canada) PSP and has spent the past year promoting the Top 10 priorities to ensure that they reach the right audiences. This includes researchers, organisations that fund research, the community, and general public.
22 May 2019The JLA has been collecting feedback from completed PSPs for two years. In that time, 49 individuals involved in organising PSPs have completed an online survey to tell us how they felt about the PSP process once they had published their Top 10.
14 May 2019Read about the research that the British Lung Foundation and Mesothelioma UK are funding in the areas around mesothelioma that were agreed as most important by people affected and those who treat them.
Prioritising the research agenda for retention of participants in clinical trials: PRioRiTy II announces its results
12 March 2019Randomised clinical trials are the gold standard method for gathering evidence about health and care interventions. That said, randomised trials are not perfect, and many of them run into issues through the process of trial design and delivery. The PrioRiTy II work identified the most important questions to be answered about retention of participants in clinical trials.
Coeliac UK and Innovate UK announce £750k boost to research that unlocks important gluten free challenges highlighted by the PSP
20 February 2019Coeliac UK, the national charity that led the Coeliac JLA Priority Setting Partnership, has announced funding for research projects in areas highlighted by the PSP, in collaboration with Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency.
19 February 2019Louise Ross, Clinical Consultant, National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training, provides an update on the progress of the Electronic Cigarettes PSP.
22 January 2019Read about how the Heart Surgery Priority Setting Partnership (PSP) has been communicating with the patients, carers and clinicians it needs to hear from.
09 January 2019The James Lind Alliance (JLA) would like to recruit JLA Advisers to join the team. We are looking for independent consultants who will contract with the University of Southampton to support and facilitate JLA Priority Setting Partnerships.
13 December 2018Louise Ross, Clinical Consultant, National Centre for Smoking Cessation and Training, describes her experience of joining a JLA Priority Setting Partnership Steering Group.
11 December 2018The Cystic Fibrosis PSP, which published its Top 10 in January 2017, has been continuing its work to make sure that researchers and research funders know the questions that really matter to those living with Cystic Fibrosis and the people who treat them.
04 December 2018Project participant feedback & interviews from the Learning Difficulties (Scotland) PSP
03 December 2018Katherine Cowan, JLA Senior Adviser, describes a week in the life of a JLA Adviser
19 September 2018We’re delighted to say that the James Lind Alliance was awarded joint second place in the Cochrane-REWARD prize for reducing waste in research.
07 September 2018Patients, carers and clinicians have highlighted continence issues as being important across James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnerships (PSPs) in Parkinson’s, Palliative and end of life care, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Dementia and MS.
31 August 2018The Digital Technology for Mental Health JLA PSP used a variety of methods to gather uncertainties from all the types of people it thought it was important to hear from. The PSP realised that using an online survey would not suit everyone.