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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

Oct
30

Searching and Review Clinic

Room 1.47, South Cloisters, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Nov
06

PPI Advice Clinics

Exeter (South Cloisters, St Luke’s)

Do you need to involve service users in your work? Whatever your query, from finding out...
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Calendar

News

Research shows weight loss can be boosted fivefold thanks to novel mental imagery technique

24 September 2018

Overweight people who used a new motivational intervention called Functional Imagery Training (FIT) lost an...
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PenCHORD teach at international summer school focused on economic modelling in healthcare

20 September 2018

This August saw the first International Summer School Riga (ISSR), which was hosted and organised...
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Stroke doubles dementia risk, concludes large-scale study

31 August 2018

People who have had a stroke are around twice as likely to develop dementia, according...
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News

Research Projects

D-PACT: Dementia - Person Aligned Care Team

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

The Dementia – PACT (D-PACT) programme is a five-year project, funded by a National Institute...
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PenCHORD - Optimising the location of urgent care sites in Cornwall

Theme: PenCHORD

This project aimed to assess the optimal number and location of sites for patients to...
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Research Projects