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Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care

Summer Collaborative Learning Event

Welcome to our Summer Collaborative Learning Event We would like to invite you to join us for The NIHR CLAHRC NWL Summer Collaborative Learning Event taking place on 20th July 2017. This CLAHRC event will see our partners across North West London... Continue Reading →

April Newsletter: Supporting Vulnerable Adults

At Northwick Park Hospital an educational programme has been in place for those who care for patients with symptoms of alcohol dependency and recovery . Too often dependent patients being treated for other physical conditions are released with limited understanding... Continue Reading →

Patient And CLAHRC NWL Fellow Chosen To Teach Master of Public Health Students At Imperial College On ‘Improving Health Services’ Module For The First Time

Cherelle Augustine is a CLAHRC NWL Improvement Leader Fellow, cohort 2015. Cherelle is a Patient Ambassador for sickle cell disease. In 2005 Cherelle, at the age of 19, co-founded a charitable organisation called Broken Silence in loving memory of a friend who... Continue Reading →

Quality Improvement and… Frontiers of Improvement Science

As an emerging multi-disciplinary field improvement science is in its infancy, with academics and researchers still defining concepts and methods of inquiry. The International Improvement Science and Research Symposium, as part of the annual International Forum on Quality and Safety... Continue Reading →

Quality Improvement and…Improvement Science

Although the debate about what exactly constitutes Improvement Science research continues, The Health Foundation, a leading funder, proposed three distinct categories, providing a helpful way of understanding Improvement Science and the research that is being undertaken in this emerging field:... Continue Reading →

March Newsletter 2017: Nutrition and Exercise

Many of the improvement programmes at CLAHRC Northwest London centre around the principles of preventative medicine and care. As we all know the most basic preventative care is to maintain a healthy eating and exercise regime. Current projects that make... Continue Reading →

February Newsletter 2017: Health Economics

While it has always been important to spend allotments for health services wisely, maintaining an awareness and record of efficiency is now both effective and beneficial for the improvement of the quality of services and care. In the last year NIHR... Continue Reading →

SHINE Wins CNWL’s Project of The Year Award

SHINE Wins CNWL's Annual Gem and Long Service Project of The Year Award 2017.

Leading Pharmacists Discuss The Deprescribing Debate In New A Themed Journal Issue

CLAHRC NWL’s Dr Julie Reed, Deputy Director and Academic Lead, was interviewed by Harriet Vickers, Multimedia producer from BMJ Quality for her quality improvement podcast about the problem with the PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) paper. The podcast focuses on Harriet Vickers talking ‘to doctors and other healthcare professionals about how they’ve gone about improving […]

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