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Useful Links

Chief Scientist Office (CSO)
The CSO aims to secure lasting improvements to the health of the people in Scotland and improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of health services and healthcare in Scotland.  The CSO commissions work in specific areas, supports research initiated by the research community in Scotland, and advises the Scottish Executive Health Department on how research contributes to improvements in health and healthcare.

Health Economics Research Unit (HERU)
Aberdeen University, Health Economic Research Unit.

NHS Grampian Research & Development
This site provides information on medical research and research opportunities within NHS Grampian.  Research and Development (R&D) supports and facilitates all non-commercially funded research for NHS Grampian. R&D also manages all research with implications for the NHS on behalf of a consortium comprising NHS Grampian, University of Aberdeen, The Robert Gordon University, Grampian Health Board and the Rowett Research Institute.

NHS Health Scotland
Health Scotland is the national resource for improving Scotland's health.

National Research Ethics Service - North of Scotland (formerly North of Scotland Research Ethics Committee)
Link on NHS Grampian website Research & Development section
Research Ethics Committees are the Committees convened to provide the independent advice to participants, researchers, funders, sponsors, employers, care organisations and professionals on the extent to which proposals for research studies comply with recognised ethical standards.

Scottish Public Health Observatory (ScotPHO)
The new Scottish Public Health Observatory (ScotPHO) collaboration brings together key national organisations involved in public health intelligence in Scotland, led by ISD Scotland and NHS Health Scotland.


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