Career Mentorship Scheme for ICA Programme Award Holders

Open this week is the procurement for the career mentorship scheme for ICA Programme award holders.
After logging on to the portal on, full details and guidance for prospective tenderers can be accessed by searching for the invitation using its Opportunity ID: DN320875.

Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship Scheme

The Pre-doctoral Clinical Academic Fellowship (PCAF) scheme is now open for applications. 
There is a notification on HEE’s website, with full guidance and the recording of the recent internship and PCAF webinar available at

Please click on the links to find out more information.


The Nottingham Systematic Review Course

The Nottingham Systematic Review Course - Nottingham, UK
Centre for Evidence Based Hand Surgery, University of Nottingham.
Tuesday 19th June – Friday 22nd June, 2018.

This course qualifies for 24 Royal College of Physicians CPD Points

Who should attend: all people wishing to undertake reviews of randomised studies.

Please note that although this course is run by Centre for Evidence Based Hand Surgery members, the same methodology applies to, and is used by systematic reviewers in all fields of research.

This course will appeal to all those interested in completing a Cochrane-style review.  Experienced tutors and facilitators will be available to give you practical and individual advice.  After attending the course, participants should be able to understand search strategies, extract data, manage the results of systematic searches, understand the syntheses of the data, apply the methods and conduct reviews independently.

To find out more and book your place please click here

Papworth's latest research highlighted at Symposium

Innovation was centre stage at the Papworth Research Symposium recently.

Scores of staff, along with visiting clinicians and researchers, were given an insight into the trials and investigations going on across the Trust at the all-day Papworth Village Hall event on Wednesday, November 8th 2017.

The theme of the event was Translational Research, and keynote speakers included Professor Tariq Sethi, Head of Translational Medicine Unit at AstraZeneca; Dr James Clulow, Innovation Manager Health Enterprise East, and Anna Ellis, Patient & Public Involvement Officer, Cambridge University Hospitals.

You can find out more about the event here



NEW: Medtech Accelerator Health Hack – Surgery

Medtech Accelerator Health Hack – Surgery:
Thursday 18 & 19th Jan

Second in a series of three the Medtech Accelerator Health Hack workshops are designed to engage a wide community of stakeholders, focused on stimulating innovation within the NHS, through the identification and development of innovative new products and services with the potential to meet unmet clinical needs and generate commercial benefit. This Event Theme will be Innovation in Surgery.

For more information and booking details for this event please Click Here.  

UK Health and Social Care Research Framework

Clinical Research Strategy

New: To find out more about the pivotal role of research nurses read the NIHR Clincal Research Nurse Strategy HERE

NIHR Research League Tables, Papworth increase recruitment by 24.9% to portfolio studies – a great achievement

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