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Submit breaking research news abstracts for HSRPP 2018

After the success of this research stream in 2017, the HSRPP conference would like to invite abstract submissions from researchers and clinicians to showcase late and breaking research news and work for service development in practice settings, in addition to the normal abstract submission process. We are particularly interested in work that: is conducted in […]

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Determining Patient Health Literacy during a Medicine Consultation Study

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) is delighted to announce the publication of research funded by the charity.  Research into “Determining Patient Health Literacy during a Medicine Consultation Study” has been conducted by Paul Duell at the University of East Anglia. Health literacy is a person’s ability to obtain, understand and apply health information and it has […]

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PRUK November 2017 Newsletter

PRUK November Newsletter is published today with details of our 2017 fellowship funding, the PRUK Mentoring scheme, HSRPP 2018 and details of opening our awards and bursaries to all pharmacists involved in research for 2018.

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Pharmacy Research UK awards over £80k in research fellowship funding

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) is delighted to announce this year’s annual funding award of nearly £85k to support Pharmacy Research. Funding awards are given in the form of research training bursaries or personal research fellowships. The research training bursaries are intended to support early career pharmacists who have an interest in developing skills in conducting […]

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Opportunity to host the Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference in 2020

The Committee for the Health Services Research and Pharmacy Practice Conference (HSRPP) are inviting expressions of interest from higher education institutes in the UK and Ireland to host this successful, annual conference in 2020. The aim of HSRPP is to: Identify and disseminate research to inform policy and practice development. Develop the evidence base for […]

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BOPA and PRUK award their 2017 research grant

The British Oncology Pharmacy Association (BOPA) and Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) are delighted to grant the 2017 BOPA-PRUK Research Award to Terry Tin Wai Ng at University College London School of Pharmacy, where Terry is a Senior Teaching Fellow.  BOPA and PRUK are working together to help novice researchers in oncology and haematology pharmacy embark […]

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Pharmacy Research UK launches its mentoring scheme

Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) are delighted to announce the launch of their mentoring scheme. The scheme is designed to help pharmacy research professionals who are looking to develop their skills within a research environment and would benefit from support from experienced peers.  For mentors, stewarding a mentee through the ups and downs of an early […]

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PRUK September 2017 Newsletter

PRUK September Newsletter is published today with details of our new project grants, the HSRPP abstract deadline, news of additional funding for our research training bursaries, the RPS Research Practice award winner, published PRUK research, the RPS Winter Summit and our contribution to the National Standards for Public Involvement.

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Blog: Putting together a summary of a clinical trial for lay readers

Guidance from the European Union on writing a lay summary for clinical trials, in order for members of the public to better understand information relating to drug trials has gone under the radar. This makes it challenging for researchers to tackle how to summarise information of a scientific nature, relating to a clinical trial, in […]

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Second project grant announced

Helping patients decide: Aberdeen team to develop an innovative decision-aid tool Pharmacy Research UK (PRUK) is delighted to announce the second recipient of our 2017 project grants as part of our £200k investment in major grants. Professor Mandy Ryan and colleagues from the University of Aberdeen has been awarded £100k to develop a person-centred discrete choice […]

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