In July 2021, HRCI completed a submission on a new National Research and Innovation Strategy. Among other things, our submission focuses on the importance of research and innovation in addressing societal needs, the need to value to the role of health research charities and to engage and involve the public in research. About the consultation […]
Health research charities are important leaders in research which addresses the unmet health needs of patients and the public. For charities wishing to strengthen their approach to research governance, there are many things to take into account. This guide aims to make that easier, by leading you through the issues that you need to consider. […]
2020 was a year none of us will ever forget. Despite the challenges, and even because of them, we did our best to keep the show on the road and to make the year count for our members, for our collaborators and partners and for health research itself. Have a flick through, see the range of things we do and get a sense of why we really believe in our community of health research charities.
HRCI conducted a survey of its members in December 2020 to ascertain the impact of Covid-19 on Irish Health Research Charities. The results published in Feb 2021 demonstrate the impact on income, patients, research, and charity activities.
On January 28th we launched our 2021 position paper: Renewal through health research.
It lays out a series of critical health research actions to help create a post-Covid Ireland where healthcare is world-class and based on evidence.
It calls for:
Increased support for clinical research
Development of a national genomics strategy
PPI integrated into health research policy
Thank you to all HRCI members whose views and experiences have helped shaped the recommendations within and to our many supportive collaborators.
We welcome you using it and sharing it, to help achieve our common goals.
How do we begin the conversation about research involvement with patients and the public? This new PPI toolkit helps health research charities and others starting on the journey to tackle this challenge. It offers particular guidance on facilitating a first workshop with PPI contributors. It was developed in partnership by TCD PPI Ignite, HRCI and […]
We have launched the 2019 HRCI Annual Report, which gives an overview of our many activities last year. If you are interested in our Joint Funding Scheme with the Health Research Board, in the Irish Health Research Forum, in patient and public involvement (PPI) in research or in our advocacy activities, jump in and […]