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CLAHRC EoE Showcase February 2019 – posters and presentations

On the 26th February 2019, we celebrated the impact of our applied health and social care research projects and partnerships across the east of England at our CLAHRC EoE Showcase in Peterborough. Chaired by our Director Professor Peter Jones, the event bought together researchers, health and social care professionals, patients and the […]

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Invitation to Tender: Qualitative review on gender inequalities in clinical academic careers

Invitation to Tender: A qualitative review focusing on gender inequalities in clinical academic careers NIHR Academy in partnership with five other organisations, Academy of Medical Science, Cancer Research UK, Health Education England, Medical Research Council, and Wellcome Trust are inviting research proposals to help understand the factors that influence career […]

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First Surgeon awarded prestigious NIHR Career Development Fellowship

First Surgeon awarded NIHR Career Development Fellowship Our congratulations go to Stephen Price, a past CLAHRC EoE Fellow, who has been awarded an NIHR Career Development Fellowship.  Stephen, a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is the first surgeon to be awarded this prestigious post-doctoral training Fellowship. His […]

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Online Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for family carers of people with dementia

Project Title: Online Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for family carers of people with dementia Type of Research: Primary research Background & Scientific Rationale: The problem: Recent systematic reviews led by the lead researcher (1,2) demonstrated that the pooled prevalence of depression and anxiety in family carers of people with […]

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Unintended effects of medications for sleep disturbance in people with dementia

Project Title: Unintended effects of medications for sleep disturbance in people with dementia Type of Research: Secondary data analysis Background & Scientific Rationale: Poor sleep is common for people with dementia (PwD). It can lead to poor quality of life for them and their carers. Z-drugs (zolpidem, zopiclone and zaleplon) […]

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Development of a service specification for deprescribing long-term opiates

Project Title: Development of a service specification for deprescribing long-term opiates Type of Research: Realist review Background & Scientific Rationale: Evidence for the long-term benefits of opiates to manage chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) is limited and evidence for harm is growing.(1) Reducing opiate prescribing is an NHS Improvement goal (2) […]

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Optimising digital health tools for sleep and fatigue management in NHS shift workers: potential impact on patient, staff, and organisational outcomes

Project Title: Optimising digital health tools for sleep and fatigue management in NHS shift workers: potential impact on patient, staff, and organisational outcomes. Type of Research: Survey, qualitative Background & Scientific Rationale: Front-line ambulance sector staff are at elevated risk of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, weight gain, and poorer cardiometabolic […]

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