Become a PPI representative

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Academy has an opportunity for parents and carers to be a Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Representative on an NIHR Academy Advisory Group. The deadline for receipt of applications is 5.00 pm on Monday 9 March....

Recording Emerging Adulthood in Deaf Youth

NDCS has launched ground-breaking new research that will follow deaf young people as they become independent adults. This research is the first of its kind and the results will help to improve the support that deaf young people get in future. It is called READY, which...

Sitting linked to depression

Researchers at University College London in a study suggested, children who spend lots of time sitting still are more likely to develop depression by the age of 18. “The number of young people with depression also appears to be growing and our study suggests...

Research about sport and activity

DSActive aim to provide as many opportunities as possible for people with Down’s syndrome to lead active and healthy lives. They are looking for people who care for someone with Down’s syndrome to take part in their research about sport and activity. If...

Living with microtia – Jasper’s story

When Jasper Hayes was born in April 2007 by emergency Cesarean, a midwife popped into the ward to tell his mum Emma ‘Your son’s OK but he’s missing an ear’. Often paired with other conditions, microtia is a malformation of the external part of the ear or pinna. Emma...
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