NIHR CLAHRC Northwest London Blog

Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care


June 2016

June Newsletter- Patient Safety and Medicines Optimisation

Patient safety in the vein of medicines optimisation is being addressed in a breakthrough collaborative with the same intervention being applied across 5 sites in NWL (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, West Middlesex Hospital, Charing Cross Hospital, St Marys Hospital and... Continue Reading →


CLAHRC NWL’S PDSA Paper Reaches 100,000 Downloads

The Systematic review of the application of the plan–do–study–act method to improve quality in healthcare was first published on the 11th of September 2013 by Michael J Taylor, Chris McNicholas, Chris Nicolay, Ara Darzi, Derek Bell, Julie E Reed. Plan–do–study–act... Continue Reading →

RCN Congress 2016 Debate Points Echoes Sickle Cell Disease PREM Findings and Draws Attention of BBC

On the 18th of June 2016, Dominic Howell released an article on BBC News Health about the need for better training for nurses on sickle cell disease. The article talks about the Royal College of Nursing’s description of the ‘poor... Continue Reading →

£320,000 Funding Awarded To Five New Research Driven Improvement Projects

NIHR CLAHRC NWL will be supporting five new research driven improvement projects in NWL The projects aim to make a difference to the provision of care to patients and carers and spans themes of breathlessness, early years, frailty and mental... Continue Reading →

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