The true scale of female genital mutilation (FGM) in England and Wales is not being properly investigated because of a lack of consistent, high-quality data, new research suggests.
Physically punishing children is banned in 52 countries around the world, with Scotland planning to follow suit this summer and a public consultation in Wales recently completed.
Teamwork has paid dividends in setting up an important new stroke study across the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford Royal.
Patients’ willingness to take part in research has led to the good quality treatments - backed up by strong evidence - which we have today.
Thirty years of research into HIV has revolutionised treatments and made a huge difference to patients’ lives.
Congratulations to Diabetes Consultant Professor Cuong Dang who was awarded the prestigious Investigator of the Year title at the Greater Manchester Clinical Research Awards.
Being able to offer patients the chance to take part in research gives them hope – and it also inspires confidence that their health team is able to offer them cutting edge treatments.
Well done to research staff at Pennine Acute and Salford Royal, who are leading the way in recruiting patients to commercial studies.
Patients cared for in research-active hospitals have better outcomes – and those that are able to take part find it rewarding and reassuring.