Health Service & Delivery Research (HS&DR) Researcher-led call

NIHR Health Service & Delivery Research (HS&DR) Researcher-led call The NIHR HS&DR programme funds research to improve the quality, effectiveness and accessibility of the NHS, including evaluations of how the NHS might improve delivery of services. The audience for this research is the public, service users, clinicians and managers. The […]

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Frailty trajectories: understanding tipping points across care settings

Frailty trajectories: understanding tipping points across care settings (DEM 12) Type of Research Mixed methods study  Context Older adults are heavy users of health and social services, but not all use all types of services. Heavy utilisation is concentrated in the frailest and those nearing the end of their life.1,2 […]

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CLAHRC Research Features in Independent Review of NIHR Research on End of Life Care Services

CLAHRC Research Features in Independent Review of NIHR Research on End of Life Care Services An independent themed review  “Better Endings Right care, right place, right time” features a number of CLAHRC research projects as examples of evidence to support those delivering, planning or using end of life services. CLAHRC East of England Theme […]

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The first three weeks of my CLAHRC PhD: A blog by Jason Corner, PhD student on the NIHR research capacity in dementia care pilot programme (RCDCP)

The first three weeks of my CLAHRC PhD: A blog by Jason Corner Starting anything new puts me in state of flux ‘Am I doing enough or too little, do people like me?!’. I did not open a text book until I was 25, and was not the person you would […]

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A blog by Sue Jones, PhD student on the NIHR research capacity in dementia care pilot programme (RCDCP)

Sue Jones, PhD student on the NIHR research capacity in dementia care pilot programme (RCDCP): The psycho-social needs of carers   This time last year I hadn’t considered doing a PhD, I was enjoying my clinical work as an Admiral Nurse and only found the CLAHRC PhD opportunity when idly scrolling […]

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Uncertainty about where patients want to die: not everyone chooses home

Lead author Sarah Hoare, (PhD student, Cambridge Institute of Public Health) and co-authors including CLAHRC PI Dr Stephen Barclay, are pleased to announce the publication and press release of their paper ‘Do Patients Want to Die at Home? A Systematic Review of the UK Literature, Focused on Missing Preferences for Place […]

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Holly Bennett PhD student in the CLAHRC EoE Dementia, Frailty and End of Life Care theme blogs about starting her PhD

Starting a PhD After completing my Statistics MSc I thought about applying for PhDs in the field that I had done my dissertation in, cognitive impairment. In the end I decided to apply for jobs as a Research Assistant with the thought that I could gain some experience and also […]

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Research Training Fellowships: Ageing, rehabilitation and palliative care

Research Training Fellowships: Ageing, rehabilitation and palliative care Application closing date Friday 15 January 2016 The Dunhill Medical Trust has  announced the availability of up to four Research Training Fellowships to be awarded in Spring 2016. Applications are invited from talented clinicians and health or social care, professionals (including more senior staff) working in […]

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