NIHR and UK Clinical Research Network Portfolio
Respiratory clinicians in Sheffield take a leading role in the regional and national networks for respiratory medicine and research. A key association is with the National Institute for Health Research (www.nihr.ac.uk) which is funded by the Department of Health to support clinical research. The NIHR provides funding for infrastructure, facilities, research centres, grants and individual fellowships to conduct health research focused on the needs of patients. The NIHR supports the UK Clinical Research Network and their Portfolio of high-quality clinical studies
Yorkshire & Humber Clinical Research Network
The NIHR Clinical Research Network: Yorkshire and Humber is hosted by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The host is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of research in the Trusts, primary care organisations and other qualified NHS providers throughout the Yorkshire and Humber area: see link for further details.