NIHR CLAHRC Northwest London Blog

Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care


April 2016

First Nationwide Sickle Cell Survey Emphasises Awareness as Key to Healthcare Improvement

On April 20th, the results from the first patient experience survey of people living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) across England were published. NIHR CLAHRC NWL, in partnership with the Sickle Cell Society, commissioned the development and implementation of the survey... Continue Reading →


Dr Julie Reed Speaks About PDSA on BMJ Talk Medicine

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... Continue Reading →

CLAHRC NWL Atrial Fibrillation Community Project Receives Recognition

Two months ago we announced an innovative, NIHR CLAHRC NWL funded community project between West Middlesex University Hospital, Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group and the Arrhythmia Alliance that is set to reduce the risk of a stroke for Hounslow residents. See Post Here... Continue Reading →

My Medication Passport

My Medication Passport is a patient-held record of medicines, funded by the NIHR CLAHRC NWL, designed by patients, for patients. It is available as a pocket-sized booklet and as a smartphone app designed to help patients to make a record of their own medicines list and any medication changes in order to improve communication about medicines between patients, carers and healthcare professionals. Follow the positive impact the MMP has had on patient and carers lives.

Science of Improvement Conference

From Evangelism to Evidence

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