Case Studies

Fighting Dementia with a ‘Volunteer Army’

31 August 2018

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHFT) Innovation and Research Team are currently working with Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire (VIN) to create an army of volunteers who champion Join Dementia Research, spreading awareness about the service both around the Trust and through the County. This initiative has created a  social movement of engagement. Read the full case […]

Raising Awareness about Dementia Research in Tees, Esk, and Wear Valleys

20 July 2018

Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys (TEWV) NHS Foundation Trust are committed to raise awareness about Join Dementia Research, so that people living with dementia know about research and how they can take part in studies. Lauren Roberts, a Research Assistant at TEWV, shares the various approaches that are currently being undertaken to achieve this goal.

NHS Fylde and Wyre Breaks into the top 10 for CCG % of people with Dementia on Join Dementia Research

9 July 2018

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG are one of the three areas working with the NIHR as exemplars for  embedding the promotion of Join Dementia Research into normal care pathways – delivered as part of the Embedding Research in Care (ERICA) Project. Since April 2018 the Trust has been piloting […]

Bringing a County Together to Champion Join Dementia Research

4 July 2018

Photo of team in Lincolnshire who played a key role in helping Lincolnshire become a Join Dementia Research champion county

The county of Lincolnshire have come together to support people with dementia and their families in getting involved in research. All three of Lincolnshire’s NHS Trusts and Lincolnshire County Council  joined forces and pledged to be a Join Dementia Research champion county. This initiative was proactively led by the NIHR research delivery team at Lincolnshire Partnership […]

Increasing Join Dementia Research recruits through GP engagement

2 January 2018

A new initiative piloted in the West of England with local GP surgeries, has revealed a successful approach to recruiting volunteers to Join Dementia Research. A joint project between the NIHR Local Clinical Research Network (LCRN) and the Office of the NIHR National Director for Dementia Research, aimed to work alongside GPs in the region […]

Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys initiative results in substantial rise in volunteers

15 December 2017

Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys (TEWV) NHS Foundation Trust in the North of England has seen a substantial rise in the number of patients signing up to Join Dementia Research. This shift has increased since they have recruited a Research Assistant, Lauren Roberts, whose role is to promote and recruit patients to Join Dementia Research. […]