NIHR pauses set-up of any new or ongoing studies at NHS or social care sites that are not nationally prioritised COVID-19 studies
National Institute for Health Research
Implemented immediately, until further notice
To prioritise nationally funded COVID-19 research activity. To free up NIHR-funded staff to prioritise front-line care
The pause means that staff will be freed up to work on COVID-19 research projects and to work in clinical settings.