Journals LibraryNHS NIHR - National Institute for Health Research
The NIHR funds a range of research projects through a number of NIHR programmes which address a broad range of health priorities. Funding is based on the quality and relevance of the research to personal social services, public health and the NHS. Find out more about NIHR research.
The Journals Library website provides information relating to each research project from the Programmes below. The information, links and documents for each project build over the life of the research.
Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation
The Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme evaluates current research into the clinical efficacy of an intervention, where proof of concept in humans has already been achieved.
Health Services and Delivery Research Programme
The Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme aims to produce rigorous, relevant evidence to improve the quality, accessibility and organisation of health services.
Health Technology Assessment Programme
The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme produces research information about the effectiveness, costs and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests.
Evidence Synthesis (ES) Programme
The Evidence Synthesis (ES) Programme summarises information from a range of sources to provide decision makers with information about the effects of tests, treatments and other interventions used in health and social care.
Programme Grants for Applied Research
Programme Grants for Applied Research aims to produce independent research findings that will have practical application for the benefit of patients and the NHS in the relatively near future.
NIHR Clinical Trials Unit Support Funding
NIHR Clinical Trials Unit Support Funding (CTU) recognises the crucial role played by CTUs in the design, conduct and delivery of quality NIHR research projects.