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The James Lind Alliance is recruiting advisers to join the team

The 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.

Published: 09 January 2019

Cystic Fibrosis: PSP 2

The 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.

Published: 11 December 2018

Incontinence: the taboo hurting the dignity and health of millions

Patients, 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.

Published: 07 September 2018

Digital Technology for Mental Health: reaching out to people

The 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.

Published: 31 August 2018

Making sure your research priorities are built on diversity

When we set out to find the top 10 priorities for Type 2 diabetes research, we wanted to make sure they represented everyone affected by the condition. In particular, people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, who are two to four times more likely to develop the condition.

Published: 19 December 2017

Breathing exercises help asthma patients with quality of life – first PSP research study funded by the NIHR HTA Programme announces its results

The first JLA PSP to announce its Top 10 priorities for future research was in Asthma in March 2007. One of the questions that patients, carers and health professionals jointly agreed that they wanted future research to tell us more about was “What are the benefits of breathing exercises as a form of physical therapy for asthma?”

Published: 14 December 2017