Extra funding for 20 NHS and university partnerships in England, organized through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), has been awarded for research into mental health, dementia and antimicrobial resistance.
“Mental health research will see funding increase to nearly £70 million, dementia to over £45 million, deafness and hearing problems will receive over £15 million and antimicrobial resistance research rises to around £45 million”.
The local partnerships between the NHS organisations and universities (listed) are to become NIHR Biomedical Research Centres.
New £816 million investment in health research. [Online]: Department of Health, September 14th 2016.