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The NIHR Journals Library comprises a suite of five open access journals providing an important and permanent archive of research funded by the National Institute for Health Research. Read more about our journals.

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The NIHR funds valuable independent research for health and social care decision makers. While some of the research programmes share common themes and complement each other, they each have different specialist funding remits and are managed by different centres on behalf of the NIHR. Read more about our research projects

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Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation
Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation ISSN: 2050-4373 (Online) | ISSN: 2050-4365 ...
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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is the world’s first health research funder to publish comprehensive accounts of its commissioned research within its own publicly and permanently available journal series. The NIHR Journals Library comprises a suite of five open access peer-reviewed journals reporting results from a range of health research areas.
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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is the world’s first health research funder to publish comprehensive accounts of its commissioned research within its own publicly and permanently available journal series. The NIHR Journals Library comprises a suite of five open access peer-reviewed journals reporting results from a range of health research areas.
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Other NIHR Research
Other NIHR research As well as publishing full and ...
Cochrane Programme Grants
The Cochrane Programme Grant Scheme was established to provide ...
Evaluation of NIHR investment in Cochrane
Systematic reviews are the cornerstone of all new medical research and health policy ensuring that the best available evidence is used to inform decisions in health and care services.
Horizon Scanning Research and Intelligence Centre
The NIHR Horizon Scanning Research & Intelligence Centre (NIHR HSRIC) ...
School for Primary Care Research
The NIHR School for Primary Care Research (SPCR) is a partnership between eight leading academic centres for primary care research in England.
A multicentre ethnographic study of unplanned hospital admission for heart failure
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about A multicentre ethnographic study of unplanned hospital admission for heart failure
An investigation of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) using the General Practice Research Database (GPRD)
An NIHR School for Primary Care Research project about investigating the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) using the General Practice Research Database (GPRD)
Computer based self-management programmes for adults with type 2 diabetes: a Cochrane Systematic Review
An NIHR School for Primary Care Research project about computer based self-management programmes for adults with type 2 diabetes: a cochrane systematic review
Defining the prognostic value of the morning blood pressure surge in clinical practice
An NIHR School for Primary Care Research project about defining the prognostic value of the morning blood pressure surge in clinical practice
Developing an educational intervention for junior doctors in their Foundation Year at FY1/FY2 level working with patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS)
An NIHR School for Primary Care Research project about developing an educational intervention for junior doctors in their Foundation Year at FY1/FY2 level working with patients with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS)
Development and initial evaluation of attentive eating intervention for weight management in primary care
An NIHR School for Primary Care Research project about developing and initialling evaluation of attentive eating intervention for weight management in primary care
Do antipsychotic medications increase the risk of cardiovascular disease? Cohort study in the THIN database comparing different methods for exploring long term prescriptions in primary care
An NIHR School for Primary Care Research project about whether antipsychotic medications increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Cohort study in the THIN database comparing different methods for exploring long term prescriptions in primary care
Economic modelling of NIHR SPCR/RCGP prescribing safety indicators
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about Economic modelling of NIHR SPCR/RCGP prescribing safety indicators
Embedding effective renal care: Understanding and improving the management of chronic kidney disease in primary care
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about embedding effective renal care: Understanding and improving the management of chronic kidney disease in primary care.
Frequent HbA1c titration study
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about studying frequent HbA1c titration.
From Evidence to Practice: Addressing the Translation Gap for Complex Interventions in Primary Care
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about addressing the Translation Gap for Complex Interventions in Primary Care (From Evidence to Practice).
How has the GP management of depression changed in the last 10 years
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about How has the GP management of depression changed in the last 10 years? Exploring the effects of the QOF, the economic recession and NICE guidelines on rates of diagnosis, antidepressant prescribing and referrals
Managing Distress in Prostate Cancer: a feasibility study into the design and evaluation of a novel psychological support intervention for managing distress in prostate cancer
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about managing distress in prostate cancer: a feasibility study into the design and evaluation of a novel psychological support intervention for managing distress in prostate cancer.
Managing Persistent Non-Specific Low Back Pain in Primary Care: Patients' and Primary Care Clinicians' Treatment Beliefs
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about managing persistent non-specific low back pain in primary care (Patients' and Primary Care Clinicians' Treatment Beliefs).
Mixed method review of case management for patients with chronic heart failure
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research looking at a mixed method review of case management for patients with chronic heart failure by reviewing the quantitative evidence from clinical studies for the effect of case management of patients with CHF on unscheduled secondary care and primary care resources and identifying the core components and setting of the case management interventions from the same studies
Pain as a moderator of treatment effect
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about using pain as a moderator of treatment effect.
Predictors of Dementia in Primary Care: A cohort study using The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about predicting dementia in primary care: a cohort study using The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database.
Preparatory work for an application for a Phase IV trial using methods developed in the PINCER trial
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about a preparatory work for an application for a Phase IV trial using methods developed in the PINCER trial.
Primary care patients’ views and experiences of treatments for depression, and of those delivering their care: a secondary analysis of qualitative data
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about a primary care patients’ views and experiences of treatments for depression, and of those delivering their care: a secondary analysis of qualitative data.
Proactive Familial Breast Cancer Risk Assessment in Primary Care: Feasibility of an Optimised Intervention to Improve Identification and Care of Women at Risk (Phase 1)
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about Proactive Familial Breast Cancer Risk Assessment in Primary Care: Feasibility of an Optimised Intervention to Improve Identification and Care of Women at Risk (Phase 1)
Rethinking specific disease labels: Response to primary care interventions across different pain syndromes – an individual patient data meta-analysis
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about rethinking specific disease labels: response to primary care interventions across different pain syndromes – an individual patient data meta-analysis.
Safety of antidepressants in people aged less than 65: cohort study using a large primary care database
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about a safety of antidepressants in people aged less than 65: cohort study using a large primary care database.
Self-monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy: developing the evidence base in primary care
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about a Self-monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy: developing the evidence base in primary care.
Self-testing of proteinuria during pregnancy: a pilot study
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about a self-testing of proteinuria during pregnancy: a pilot study
Smoking cessation and Diabetes control (SCDC)
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about smoking cessation and Diabetes control (SCDC)
The development of an educational and self-management programme for patients with early prostate cancer
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about the development of an educational and self-management programme for patients with early prostate cancer.
The influence of prior training on GPs’ attitudes to sickness absence certification with the 2010 ‘fit-note’ and on their reporting of work-related ill-health incidence
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about the influence of prior training on GPs’ attitudes to sickness absence certification with the 2010 ‘fit-note’ and on their reporting of work-related ill-health incidence.
Understanding and improving patient experience of gout in primary care
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about understanding and improving patient experience of gout in primary care.
Understanding patients’ experiences of medicine use in depression & development of a new section on www.healthtalk.org
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about understanding patients’ experiences of medicine use in depression & development of a new section on www.healthtalk.org.
Understanding variations in outcomes in asthma and COPD: use of routine clinical data
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about understanding variations in outcomes in asthma and COPD: use of routine clinical data.
Use of ‘higher dose’ nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for smoking cessation in pregnancy: investigating the role of nicotine metabolism and treatment adherence
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about using ‘higher dose’ nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for smoking cessation in pregnancy: investigating the role of nicotine metabolism and treatment adherence.
Validation studies within QResearch and CPRD
An NIHR research project by the School for Primary Care Research about validating within QResearch and CPRD.
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