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Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care


October 2016

October Newsletter: Managing Complex Needs

In Northwest London, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is undertaking the important work of improving patient and carer interaction in CLAHRC NWL’s Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) project. Many care plans and physical and mental maladies present complex care circumstances, whether it be... Continue Reading →


Using Data to Drive and Evaluate Improvements in Health Services

Here we highlight discussions from the October CLAHRC Research Partners Meeting about the use of data to drive and evaluate improvements in healthcare, which were subsequently presented at the 33rd International scientific meeting on quality and safety in health care... Continue Reading →

Improvement Leader Fellow Venetia Wynter-Blythe’s Receives Two RCN Awards 2016

Venetia Wynter-Blythe is the Lead Upper Gastro- Intestinal (UGI) Clinical Nurse specialist (CNS) at Imperial College NHS Trust. She qualified from the University of Southampton in 1999 and has since worked in the field of oncology, specifically UGI over the... Continue Reading →

CLAHRC NWL Supports World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day falls annually on the 10th of October. This year's theme set by the World Federation for Mental Health is psychological first aid and the support people can provide to those in distress. CLAHRC NWL funds the development of... Continue Reading →

Perspectives on Patient Experience

Stuart and Derryn highlight discussions about patient experiences following presentations at the September CLAHRC Research Partners Meeting. What Can Patient Experience Tell Us? Following the publication of the government white paper Liberating the NHS in 2010 the NHS Outcomes Framework... Continue Reading →

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