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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

Feb
27

'Creating Engaging Oral Communications'

Exeter South Cloisters 3.06, Plymouth JBB MR8, Truro KSpa F1.

This seminar aims to explore how to create engaging oral presentations. Jointly delivered by Michelle Ryan from the...
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Mar
06

PPI Advice Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters

Patient and Public Involvement Clinic What? These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC PPI Team manage and respond...
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Calendar

News

Partner In Focus - South West Academic Health Science Network

17 January 2018

As a partnership of NHS Trusts across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, plus the Universities of...
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Members of PenCHORD team makes switch to Open Source working

15 December 2017

Members of PenCLAHRC's operational research team, PenCHORD, have been working towards transferring their work to Free Open Source Software (FOSS). Dr...
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Using Implementation Science to drive health care change: The ASPIC project

14 December 2017

Understanding how to put effective health care into practice is an important part of the...
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News

Research Projects

What are the effects of 'robopets' on the health and wellbeing of residents in care homes? A systematic review of qualitative and quantitative evidence

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

A systematic review that aims to create a state-of-knowledge synthesis on the impact of robopet-human...
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Supporting older people to manage their medicines: a scoping review of medicine self-management tools

Theme: Person-Centred Care

A scoping review that aims to identify what tools or resources are available for older...
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Research Projects