Research and Development for the NHS: Evidence, Evaluation, and EffectivenessBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7034.857 (Published 30 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:857
- Martin McKee
Ed Mark Baker, Simon Kirk Radcliffe, pounds sterling15, pp 125 ISBN 1 85775 094 2
Five years after its inception, and having just appointed its second director, the NHS Research and Development Programme has become an integral part of the health service.
Or has it? While those of us in academic health service research units follow each new development with keen interest, discussions with clinicians and managers sometimes reveal a considerable degree of ignorance. Even when they are aware of the …