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1 NIHR Delivering Better Health 20 November 2012, Leeds Dr David Cox Deputy Director – Research Finance & Programmes

2 The Government is committed to a future in which research continues as a core function of the NHS. Earl Howe 30 July 2010 Government Commitment to research in the NHS

3 improve health outcomes through advances in research improve quality of care by NHS participation in the research process strengthen International competitive position in science drive economic growth through investment by life science industries Why is Government committed to research?

4 Health & Wellbeing Boards Government Regulation & Safeguarding National Organisations Local Organisations Local Health & Care Services People & Communities

5 RESEARCH

6 Research and Health: key role of the NHS Research is an area where Government proposes to strengthen the Constitution. One of the principles proposed is: The NHS aspires to the highest standards of excellence and professionalism - …through its commitment to innovation and to the promotion, conduct, and use of research to improve the current and future health of the population. NHS Mandate Consultation on NHS Constitution Sets strategic direction. 20 objectives: one is to ensure new commissioning system promotes and supports participation by NHS organisations and NHS patients in research funded by both commercial and non-commercial organisations, most importantly to improve patient outcomes…

7 Established 2006 as a vehicle for implementing Governments strategy for applied health research. Almost £1b spend each year. National Institute for Health Research Strategic Aim To improve the health and wealth of the nation through research

8 outstanding individuals working in world-class facilities conducting leading-edge research focused on the needs of patients and the public. National Institute for Health Research Vision To create a health research system in which the NHS supports:

9 The NIHR Health Research System Infrastructure Clinical Research Facilities, Centres & Units Clinical Research Networks Research Research Projects & Programmes Research Management Systems Research Information Systems Systems Patients & Public Universities Investigators & Senior Investigators Associates Faculty Trainees Research Schools NHS Trusts

10 NIHR BRC at Moorfields / UCL novel glaucoma surgery anti scarring techniques development of a portable, laptop- based test for early detection of glaucoma worlds first clinical trial in gene therapy for blinding eye disease clinical trial using embryonic stem cells to treat a genetic retinal disorder Successful translation for patient benefit

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12 Clinical trials funded by NIHR HTA programme Commissioned Responsive

13 564,698 participants recruited to NIHR Clinical Research Network Portfolio studies - achieved target of doubling recruitment 97% of NHS Trusts participated in CRN research NIHR Clinical Research Network: key achievements 2011

14 World citation share: Health & Medical Sciences UK CHINA USA

15 NIHR Established Medical Schools Council – Staffing survey 2011

16 What is the Faculty?

17 ….is the community of people that NIHR funds to: train as health researchers undertake and support research

18 What is the Faculty? ….is the community of people that NIHR funds to: train as health researchers undertake and support research With the purpose of creating..

19 Investigators & Senior Investigators Associates Faculty Trainees a vibrant community focused on research and innovation to improve the health and well-being of the nation You are a member of a prestigious national research system NIHR believes in your abilities and potential NIHR will support your development

20 Investigators & Senior Investigators Associates Faculty Trainees Investigators Engaged directly in research work Main part of salary funded by NIHR programme, unit or centres of the Policy Research Programme Senior Investigators Most eminent NIHR researchers Funded through national competition 209 appointed

21 Investigators & Senior Investigators Associates Faculty Trainees Associates Support Research Salary supported by NIHR Dental and Medical principal investigators Nursing and Midwifery Professions and Allied Health Professionals Administration, Management and Data Management Health Care Scientists Pharmacists Research support Clinical Psychologists

22 Investigators & Senior Investigators Associates Faculty Trainees Schemes to support training at all levels from pre-doctoral (Masters, ACF) through PhD to post-doctoral. All professions Trainees in NIHR Infrastructure: BRCs, BRUs, CLAHRCs NIHR Research Professors

23 Investigators & Senior Investigators Associates Faculty Trainees NIHR Research Professorships Enable outstanding early career academics to spend a fixed 5 year period dedicated to translational research (T1 or T2) at Professorial level Facilitate strong research leadership and develop research capacity in areas critical to accelerating the transfer of research ideas into improved health Nominated by University/NHS partnerships Linked to service delivery, or collaboration with service 13 awards; 3 rd round underway

24 What Faculty membership offers? Funding to train and develop as a researcher – NIHR now funds from Masters through to Chair Leadership Development – Trainee Leaders: identified by NIHR TCC, in early leadership roles Mentorship – 1:1 or group Career development opportunities – research training camp Faculty World

25 Investigators & Senior Investigators Associates Faculty Trainees What do you need to do? Capitalise on the opportunities that being part of NIHR offers - including this meeting Collect a mentor Connect – network; your future Colleagues may be in this room Collaborate – health research benefits from different professionals and disciplines working together Culture your career – this time is not just about learning to be an academic

26 Investigators & Senior Investigators Associates Faculty Trainees And what do you need to do in Leeds? All of the above... This is a great opportunity to discover things and meet people NIHR organises this event each year because it believes in your potential – improvements in health will depend on you. And a bit of celebration is permitted

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