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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 →

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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 →

January Newsletter 2017: Supporting Self-Care

Asthma is one of the most common long-term conditions in the UK. An estimated 75% of hospital admissions are avoidable and 90% of deaths from Asthma are preventable. People with asthma have an elevated incidence of anxiety/depression and effective treatment of... Continue Reading →

December Newsletter 2016: Ageing and Dementia

Frail, dependent, care home residents are especially vulnerable to dehydration. This is in large part due to physical or cognitive impairments, and the organisation of care in these challenging environments. Dehydration is a significant problem among older people, which has... Continue Reading →

November Newsletter: Supporting Vulnerable Children

1 in 8 babies born in the UK will need to be admitted for neonatal care. Having a baby in intensive care is something no parent is prepared for. Parents are scared and worried, they don’t always understand the medical... Continue Reading →

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 →

September Newsletter: Reducing Health Inequalities

Currently in progress at Northwick Park Hospital is an educational programme for those who care for patients with symptoms of alcohol dependency and recovery . Too often patients being treated for other physical conditions are released with limited understanding and... Continue Reading →

August Newsletter: Mental and Physical Wellbeing

People with severe and enduring mental health problems such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, have a reduced life expectancy, often linked to lifestyle factors such as smoking, drinking and obesity. Over the past 2 years CLAHRC Northwest London have worked... Continue Reading →

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