Resources and research related to UKSRG.

Should you wish to know more information, please contact the person(s) or email(s) provided on the advertisements.

Research Links

The NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) supports patients, the public and health and care organisations across England to participate in high-quality research, thereby advancing knowledge and improving care. 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. National leadership and coordination is provided through the CRN Coordinating Centre.


The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists has produced a series of web pages specifically focusing on Dysphagia. Produced in collaboration with the RCSLT Dysphagia Reference Group, t page includes a comprehensive list of dysphagia resources, such as systematic reviews, RCSLT and external publications and competency frameworks. You need to be a member of the RCSLT to access this.

Council for Allied Health Professions Research (CAHPR) aims to enhance research outputs across the Allied Health Professions and facilitate translation of research findings into education and practice.
There is a UK-wide network of 23 Hubs that provide support for clinical AHPs to gain skills and confidence in engaging with collaborative clinically-based research.
The Hubs offer bespoke research advice and support which includes:     

  • Getting started in research
  • Grant and fellowship applications
  • Enhancing research collaborations
  • Writing for publication
  • Disseminating research outcomes
  • Mentorship and 1:1 support
  • Funding and career development opportunities

The CAHPR webpages give further information and contact details for each of the Hubs:

And this direct link to one of the North West Hubs gives some additional examples of Hub-level activities that clinical therapists can benefit from British Society of Gastroenterology aims to apply new knowledge to the benefit of patients with digestive disorders. They run an annual scientific conference and you can find up to date patient information on their website for numerous digestive disorders.

The American Gastroenterological Association provides additional resources for professionals and patients