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Get Involved with Research

Are you interested in how Research and Evidence could support your decision-making? Looking for evidence to support business change? Would you be interesting in taking part in research activity? Also below are details of our training courses.

Training Courses

Our free training sessions are available to NECS, CCG and primary care staff. Training sessions are now being delivered online due to Covid-19. For details of our Autumn 2020 courses please visit Places are limited, so must be booked in advance.

Please see below for details of training opportunities offered by the Research & Evidence team. Training sessions can be bespoke to meet your needs. Book onto one of our planned courses, or contact us to find out how we can best support you.

RE Team Training – video describing training content

Research & Evidence Training Sessions 2020 – written description of training sessions


Are you a GP or Practice Nurse …

… able to signpost patients to a study being undertaken by the Respiratory Research Group at Newcastle University into the effect of aging on acute inflammatory responses?  The criteria for participation are that the patient considers themselves healthy, do not smoke and are not taking either steroids or aspirin and are over 65 years old.  Volunteers would need to attend a screening visit and subsequent study day at City Hospital Sunderland, so should be willing and able to travel there. Recruiting until August 2020

Please look at the attached flyer for more information and details of how to contact the research team: GP Flyer


This link gives a brief introduction to Research and Evidence

If you have any ideas for Research and Evaluation, please complete this ideas form

The team regularly share information, usually through our regular bulletin or using CCG newsletters, where regional research and evaluation studies are looking to recruit.  If you are able and willing to be involved, mail us at to register your interest and be guided to suitable research opportunities.

You can also stay in touch with what is happening on twitter@NECSRETeam. See live feed on Research Evidence home page