Healthcare professionals Medical research grants Medical research grants Our charity is at the forefront of medical research into genetic haemochromatosis. Help us fund medical researchers working in this important but sometimes overlooked field of clinical research. Fernau Medical Research Award The Fernau Medical Research Award is an annual award of up to £5,000 to support medical research projects that will advance good clinical practice in the diagnosis and management of genetic haemochromatosis. The award is available to UK-registered institutions, including universities and NHS trusts for new research projects planned to be undertaken between 1st January 2022 and 31st December 2022. The 2022 award is now open for entries. To apply, download, complete and return the grant application form before Noon 31st October 2021. Or, for queries/further details please contact [email protected]. HUK Nursing & Healthcare Practitioner Best Practice Award This award is for a nurse-led research project that advances patient safety and/or the care of people with genetic haemochromatosis. Entries may cover any aspect of genetic haemochromatosis diagnosis, treatment, management and monitoring or associated patient education. Entries may take the form of a poster or written abstract or video or interactive presentation/webinar. Any project undertaken between 1st January 2020 and 31st December 2021, is eligible for this award. The award is available to all UK-based practising nurses and healthcare practitioners. Entries are assessed by our Clinical Advisory Panel. The winner will receive a £500 award at the Royal College of Nursing Annual Congress in May 2022 for the submission which best advances the care of people with genetic haemochromatosis (and their families), and where the first author is a nurse. The judges may award a runner-up prize of £250 where there is more than one outstanding entry. The 2022 award is now open. To apply for an award, simply download and complete an application form and return it before 31st December 2021. For further details or in case of query, please contact [email protected].