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The CLAHRC Network

Undertaking high-quality applied health research focused on the needs of patients and supporting the translation of research evidence into practice, there are 13 Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRCs) funded by the National Institute for Health Research across the country:

Map of CLAHRCs

NIHR CLAHRC North West London NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire & Humber
NIHR CLAHRC West Midlands NIHR CLAHRC South London NIHR CLAHRC Greater Manchester
NIHR CLAHRC East of England NIHR CLAHRC Wessex NIHR CLAHRC West
NIHR CLAHRC North West Coast NIHR CLAHRC North Thames NIHR CLAHRC Oxford

The CLAHRC Partnership Programme supports the work of the NIHR CLAHRCs by facilitating knowledge exchange between CLAHRCs, the research and innovation infrastructure and the wider NHS.

You can read more about some of the work that CLAHRCs have been involved in nationally in the brochure - World Class Research Making a Difference (pdf).

 

CLAHRC aims

The NIHR CLAHRCs aim to:

  • Develop and conduct applied health research that is relevant across the NHS, and to translate research findings into improved outcomes for patients

  • Create a distributed model for the conduct and application of applied health research that links those who conduct applied health research with all those who use it in practice across the health community

  • Create and embed approaches to research and its dissemination that are specifically designed to take account of the way that health care is delivered across sectors and a wide geographical area.

  • Increase the country’s capacity to conduct high quality applied health research focused on the needs of patients, and particularly research targeted at chronic disease and public health interventions

  • Improve patient outcomes locally and across the wider NHS

  • Contribute to the country’s growth by working with the life sciences industry.

Upcoming Events

Sep
06

Making Sense of Health Research...

Room 1.24 South Cloisters - University of Exeter - St Lukes Campus

An introduction to making sense of evidence Introduction to Making Sense of Evidence During this talk a...
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Sep
08

Frailty: Recent clinical advances and...

South Cloisters 3.06 (St Lukes Campus - University of Exeter)

PenCLAHRC/Complex Intervention Research Group Seminar Frailty: Recent clinical advances and next steps for research Friday 8th September...
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Calendar

News

PenCLAHRC's take on social prescribing in BMJ Opinion

19 July 2017

Social prescribing has the potential to address many of the factors that perpetuate illness, decrease...
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Results of GREAT trial released at Alzheimers Association International Conference 2017

19 July 2017

A large-scale trial led by the University of Exeter, presented at the international Alzheimer’s Association...
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New guide launched to measure and improve patient care

12 July 2017

  It is widely acknowledged that care provided by the NHS and other services should be...
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News

Research Projects

Public involvement in suicide prevention

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

A research programme examining a public health intervention designed to help members of the public...
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PenCHORD: Modelling the optimal size of Derriford Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU)

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

Providing modelling evidence of the optimal size for an expanded Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU) at...
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Research Projects