Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance Research What do research networks do?
Research Networks Provide a focus and hub for research Manage research programmes Improve communication between stakeholders Build skills (capability) Build the ability to respond to research needs (capacity) Involve stakeholders in informing the research agenda Disseminate findings
Infection Research Networks Scottish Infection Research Network (SIRN) Healthcare Associated Infection Research Network (HCAI RN) Infectious Diseases Research Network (IDRN)
Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance Research Who funds research?
Sources of funding National Institute for Health Research –Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) –Health Technology Assessment (HTA) –Service Delivery and Organisation (SDO) Research Councils –Medical Research Council (MRC) –Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Wellcome Trust DH Policy Research Programme
Healthcare Associated Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance Research How is research funding spent?
What is coming up? UKCRC Translational Funding Initiative (£16.5m) HTA - The Effectiveness of Health Technologies in the Topic Area of Healthcare Associated Infection (unspecified amount)
Informing the research agenda Service users HCAIRN – National Research Priorities Advisory Group Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection Advisory Committee (ARHAI) Technological innovation