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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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Making PROGRESS improving mental health care 

Making PROGRESS to improve mental health care New results show that a scheme to reduce physical restraint and force in mental health inpatient settings has improved care and patient experiences. The findings come from the PROMISE (PROactive Management of Integrated Services and Environments) project which aimed to change culture and […]

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New competition from NIHR for ‘Applied Research Collaborations’

New competition from NIHR for ‘Applied Research Collaborations’ We are very pleased to announce that the NIHR have launched a call for Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) funding. The new ARC funding and support is for applied health and care research and to support implementation of research into practice, making tangible improvements […]

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Early-Stage Innovation Centered on Making for Youth Mental Health: A Design-Led Approach

“Early-Stage Innovation Centered on Making for Youth Mental Health: A Design-Led Approach” In his recent publication, Nick Bell (Chair of Communication Design,University of the Arts London) presents the action-research of ‘Early Lab’, an early-stage design practice working to support social innovation. Nick co-founded Early Lab, which has spent the last three years […]

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