A new project aims to find out what are the top questions that need answering about dementia and hearing conditions, in the first Priority Setting Partnership (PSP) to look at two health areas together. Sarah Chapman looks at what this is about, and hears from some of those involved in the PSP about what it hopes to achieve and why it’s important.
Tag: priority setting
Male infertility: what is an important outcome?
In a blog for anyone interested in male infertility research, Astrid Cantineau, specialist in reproductive medicine, looks at the problem of poor evidence for treatments for male infertility and how the COMMIT project is working to change this.
Research prioritisation: young people driving the mental health research agenda
A blog about the benefits and practicalities of engaging with young people in the process of undertaking child and youth mental health research.
Supporting children and young people’s mental health: a call for change
Emily Chapman calls for better understanding and support for children and young people with mental health difficulties.
Game-changer: the NIHR’s new funding stream for ‘Studies Within A Trial’ (SWATs)
Shaun Treweek points a finger at the thin evidence base for trial process decision-making and highlights a new funding initiative from the National Institute for Health Research that will help.
Retention to clinical trials: how can we keep participants involved?
Katie Gillies and Derek Stewart, from the PRioRiTy II group, highlight the need for the identification of a national research agenda on retention to clinical trials developed and prioritised by all relevant stakeholders.
Hyperacusis: what do we most need to know?
Member of the JLA Priority Setting Partnership on hyperacusis explain how they are working to ensure research into this hearing problem is directed by those affected by it
Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment. Is ‘best practice’ evidence-based?
Sarah Chapman puts the spotlight on the evidence around pressure ulcer management and the implications for everyday nursing practice and future research
Let’s talk about sex and chronic pelvic pain: it matters!
Sex and chronic pelvic pain was one of the things people talked about, at a workshop to discuss which treatment outcomes mattered to them. Sally Crowe tells the story.
Prioritizing research into cavernoma: what matters most?
Here are the top ten priorities in cavernoma research, established by a James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership
Top 10 priorities for research on mild-moderate hearing loss
What's most important in hearing loss research and how we decided
Hearing loss: priority setting in research
Working out what matters most for future research. Members of the Priority Setting Partnership for mild to moderate hearing loss explain