National NIHR CLAHRC Multimorbidity Research Event

National NIHR CLAHRC Multimorbidity Research Event

Thursday 18 January 2018 – Stamford Court, Oadby, LE2 2LH

Multimorbidity is now the clinical norm within primary care. It is a complex phenomenon requiring multi-faceted strategies and interventions to improve outcomes. This event will showcase the multimorbidity work across all CLAHRCs and to stimulate further discussion and initiate cross-CLAHRC collaborations to take multimorbidity research forward and devise novel solutions to tackle multimorbidity in the UK.

The aim of this event is to provide an opportunity for researchers, clinicians’ and other colleagues from the 13 CLAHRCs to discuss current research being conducted and future challenges and opportunities in the field of multi morbidity research.


Attendance is encouraged from colleagues of the following groups/bodies that are involved with multi morbidity research:

  • Researchers
  • Clinicians
  • Health care professionals and commissioners involved in management of people with multimorbidity

Each CLAHRC that takes part will initially have a limit of eight places on a first come, first served basis. Registrations will close on Friday 12 January 2018.

The event is free to attend, however travel expenses and costs for accommodation will need to be covered by the individual’s respective CLAHRC or employing organisation.

Study Overviews – to be submitted by 20th December 2017

CLAHRC East Midlands is asking all CLAHRCs to provide an overview of relevant multimorbidity studies (past, ongoing, and planned) by Wednesday 20 December 2017. Please use the Overview_Multimorbidity_Template to complete this overview. All of the overviews submitted will be collated into a booklet, which will be available in hard copy on the day.

From the overviews submitted, they will choose 12 for a 10 minute presentation, as well as a number of overviews for oral poster presentation on the day. Individuals named on the study overviews will be contacted in the New Year.

Networking Dinner

A networking dinner will be arranged for the evening of Wednesday 17 January at a venue in Leicester – tbc shortly. All delegates are welcome to attend.

For more information, and to book a place, please click here


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