New Research Paper – Development and external validation of the eFalls tool: a multivariable prediction model for the risk of ED attendance or hospitalisation with a fall or fracture in older adults 

Falls are common in older adults and can devastate personal independence through injury such as fracture and fear of future falls. Methods to identify people for falls prevention interventions are currently limited, with high risks of bias in published prediction models. We have developed and externally validated the eFalls prediction model using routinely collected primary […]

New Research Paper – Cohort Profile Update: Born in Bradford

The Born in Bradford (BiB) cohort is based in Bradford—a large city in the north of England in the UK. The aim of the cohort is to explore why some families stay healthy whilst others fall ill and to use this information to develop and evaluate interventions and improve services within the city. The cohort […]

ARC Yorkshire & Humber receives an 18 month extension

ARC Yorkshire & Humber is pleased to share that the National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that YH ARC has received an 18-month costed extension, until the end of March 2026. ARC Yorkshire & Humber would like to extend a big thank […]

Professor of Health Economics appointed as Inaugural Chair to prestigious WHO committee

Smoke over a city. Photo by @dylu on unsplash  Laura Bojke, Professor of Health Economics at the Centre for Health Economics, has been appointed as Inaugural Chair for the World Health Organization (WHO) Advisory Group on Economics for Environment, Climate Change and Health (TAG-EconECH).  The expert group is made up of 11 members drawn from the […]

A joint report between NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Yorkshire and Humber & Health Innovation Yorkshire & Humber, part of the NHS Insights Prioritisation Programme (NIPP), has been published today. 

NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (NIHR ARCs) across the country paired up with their corresponding regional Health Innovation Networks (HINs) to solve the most significant issues in local health systems. 14 regional ARC and HIN pairs have been working on the NHS Insights Prioritisation Programme (NIPP), which started in November 2021 to accelerate the evaluation and […]

New Research Paper – Maternal Enhanced and Critical Care (MEaCC) in Yorkshire and the Humber: regional implementation of an enhanced maternal care pathway and data collection 

Enhanced Maternal Care (EMC) is a new standard of care for women who become unwell during or shortly after pregnancy. Clinicians in Bradford have been at the forefront of developing  a flexible model of EMC designed to work in any size of maternity unit . The Maternal Enhanced and Critical Care Group (MEaCC) steering group, […]