Be Part of Research (NIHR)

Be Part of Research is a website provided through the NIHR which explores the ways that you can get involved in research. There are also free online courses to learn about how research is carried out.


Future Learn

Future Learn provide a wide variety of free courses. They currently have a free course called ‘Improving Healthcare Through Clinical Practice’ which can be accessed here:


Join Dementia Research (JDR)

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland, Alzheimer's Research UK and Alzheimer's Society have developed Join Dementia Research, a service which allows people to register their interest in participating in dementia research and be matched to suitable studies. Everybody now has that chance to see what dementia research is taking place, both in their local area and across the nation.


Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation website is full of helpful resources. Their mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health. Find useful links to their social media, events, publications and resources on the website.


National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)  

The Trust works with the NIHR Clinical Research Network West Midlands, which supports patients, the public and health and care organisations across the region to participate in high-quality research, advancing knowledge and improving care. Nationally, the CRN is comprised of 15 Local Clinical Research Networks and 30 Specialties who coordinate and support the delivery of high-quality research both by geography and therapy area.