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Brexit Health Alliance - Collective “asks” as the UK negotiates to exit the EU
1 August 2017
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The Brexit Health Alliance has been established so that those who use health services, healthcare commissioners and providers, educators, researchers, the healthcare industry and those working to improve population health and wellbeing and to reduce inequalities in health can have a strong, collective, evidence-based voice as the formal process of leaving the EU gets underway. The Alliance complements, but does not duplicate, the work of the Cavendish Coalition which focuses on the implications of Brexit for the health and social care workforce. The Alliance does not take any stance on the merits or otherwise of Brexit. Our aim is to make sure that we are in the strongest possible position once the UK leaves the EU, and to this effect we advocate a negotiated implementation period that adequately reflects the time needed to achieve the following desired outcomes: 1. Maximum levels of research and innovation collaboration 2. Regulatory alignment for the benefit of patients and population health 3. Preservation of reciprocal healthcare arrangements 4. Robust coordination mechanisms on public health and wellbeing 5. A strong funding commitment to the health and public health sectors
Animal Research Briefing 2017
12 July 2017
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The briefing outlines the number of grants funded by our member charities which involve animals and a breakdown of the types of animals used in 2016.
AMRC Response to the NIHR Futures of Health Review
26 June 2017
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The NIHR launched an informal consultation in March 2017 on what the priorities in health and research in England will be in 20-30 years’ time, and how they will differ from today. The purpose of this project is to inform their strategic thinking and ensure their view of future health and healthcare (including social care and public health) incorporates diverse perspectives, from a broad range of experts from around the country, including those of patient and public representatives. The project adds to other recent health futures work such as the report by the Academy of Medical Sciences ‘Improving the health of the public by 2040’.
Internship placement: policy & public affairs
22 June 2017
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You will gain experience of working with AMRC’s member charities and partners in the fields of science and medicine on projects in the following areas: policy & public affairs; and communications & events. Other areas of AMRC’s work where you may have the opportunity for involvement include: research & regulation; and data & evaluation.
Intern Job Description 2017
19 June 2017
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AMRC is looking for someone to help with administrative and data handling activities.
12 June 2017
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'Medical research charities: our impact at a glance' is an infographic sheet with key facts and figures about AMRC members to shine a spotlight on the innovative work of medical research charities.
Research expenditure briefing: Charities investing in research 2016
12 June 2017
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Our member charities spent over £1.6bn on research in the UK in 2016, (excluding capital funding for buildings and large equipment) and have invested nearly £11bn in research here in the UK since we started collecting data in 2008. This briefing contains data and charts from the AMRC research expenditure database, which holds data from our member charities. We encourage you to make use of these charts or the underlying data. We are happy for our data to be used as presented, please ensure it is correctly attributed, and contact Rachel Burden with any queries.
Impact Officer Job Description
31 May 2017
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This is a key role for AMRC’s data-driven approach, allowing us to authoritatively represent our members. Closing date: 21 June 2017
Animal Research Briefing March 2017
9 May 2017
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In 2014, we asked our members to provide us with data regarding the use of animals in grants as part of our annual AMRC grant data collection. The following figures outline the number of grants funded by our member charities which involve animals and a breakdown of the types of animals used in 2015.
A Spotlight on Mental Health Research
7 May 2017
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A short spotlight report to show how charities are working in the mental health research area and provides examples of the life-changing research they continue to support.