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Born and Bred in Wakefield: New exhibition celebrating families living in Wakefield District launched

Wakefield Museums & Castles’ new online exhibition explores the experience of families living in the Wakefield district who have recently had a baby. The exhibition, entitled Born and Bred in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ARC Yorkshire & Humber supported study finds that telephone-based care can prevent loneliness and depression in older people 

The Behavioural Activation in Social IsoLlation trial or BASIL+ was a major clinical trial carried out during the COVID pandemic. The trial found that when older people received weekly phone...

NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Yorkshire & Humber highlights collaborative working through development of user friendly economic evaluation resource

As part of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Yorkshire & Humber focus on collaboration in March, we are revisiting a blog written by our Health Economics, Evaluation and Equality...

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...

New Report – An evidence-based plan for addressing the autism assessment and support crisis

New analysis reveals autism assessment and support crisis with tens of thousands of children waiting months and years for help after demand rockets by over 300% since Covid. A report...

Supervised toothbrushing toolkit to tackle tooth decay in children

Researchers from the University of Sheffield, University of Leeds and Bradford Improvement Academy, have developed free online resources for NHS organisations, local government, schools, nurseries and parents, as part of...

New Research Paper – Factors associated with gestational weight gain in women with morbid obesity

Women with the highest levels of obesity are known to have different patterns of weight gain during pregnancy than other women. This study looked at what factors were linked to...