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New devices developing from Schools project that introduced children with long-term conditions to A level design students

The TITCH network, part of D4D’s Paediatric Technologies theme, has been involved in a project to give A level design students the opportunity to work directly with children with long-term conditions and their families to develop a device to help the child’s daily living. You can read more about the project in the recently released […]

Developing incontinence research workshop – survey

D4D is currently working with Parkinson’s UK and a group of medical research charities to develop a workshop aimed at increasing the amount of research into incontinence in people with long-term health conditions. Incontinence has been highlighted as an important issue for patients, carers and health professionals. We want to encourage researchers to answer the […]

SBRI paediatric funding call

We are pleased to announce that the D4D/TITCH-supported SBRI call for children is now open. We are inviting applications to support self-care and independence in children with long term conditions in two key categories: Category 1: Assisting or restoring function (limb rehabilitation) Category 2: Self-care & remote monitoring Full details are available here:  http://sbrihealthcare.co.uk/self-care-and-independence-for-children-with-long-term-conditions/ Important […]

D4D impact case studies

Two D4D impact case studies are included in a publication released by RAND Europe and the Policy Institute at King’s College London. The report is called ‘The National Institute for Health Research at 10 years – An impact synthesis: 100 Impact Case Studies’, and you can read about our approach to patient involvement and our […]

Professor Wendy Tindale named Healthcare Scientist of the Year 2016

A Sheffield scientist who joined the NHS as an 18-year-old junior technologist has been named as the national Healthcare Scientist of the Year. Professor Wendy Tindale, now the Scientific Director of Medical Imaging & Medical Physics at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has contributed to the development of many clinical science innovations that have […]

YH AHSN Healthcare Funding Briefing Sessions announced

Interested in applying for up to £50,000 YH AHSN Healthcare Funding? Briefing sessions announced – Tuesday 15 March 2016, 3-5pm, Sheffield, and Wednesday 23 March 2016, 4.30-6pm in Leeds. SMEs interested in applying for Healthcare Funding from the Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network (YH AHSN) may be interested in attending a briefing session […]

Past D4D Newsletters

01/12/2016 – D4D Newsletter November 2016 01/11/2016 – D4D Newsletter October 2016 29/09/2016 – D4D Newsletter September 2016 25/08/2016 – D4D Newsletter August 2016 30/06/2016 – D4D Newsletter June 2016 26/05/2016 – D4D Newsletter May 2016 29/04/2016 – D4D Newsletter April 2016 31/03/2016 – D4D Newsletter March 2016 25/02/2016 – D4D Newsletter February 2016 28/01/2016 […]