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March Newsletter: Reducing Health Inequalities

Predictors of outcomes for patients with common mental health disorders receiving psychological therapies in community settings: a systematic review. Amati F, Banks C, Greenfield G, Green J. Psychological therapies are increasingly delivered in community care settings. In existing literature, patient,... Continue Reading →


Academic Health Science Centres: learning from the social sciences

As part of her research on academic health organisations, Dr Catherine French (Collaborative Learning and Partnerships Programme Lead, NIHR CLAHRC NWL), with Professor Naomi Fulop (Professor of Health Organisation and Management at the Department of Applied Health Research, UCL) and... Continue Reading →

Professionals learning together with patients: An exploratory study of a collaborative learning Fellowship programme for healthcare improvement

(2017). Professionals learning together with patients: An exploratory study of a collaborative learning Fellowship programme for healthcare improvement. Journal of Interprofessional Care. Ahead of Print. Rowan Myron, Catherine French, Paul Sullivan, Ganesh Sathyamoorthy, James Barlow & Linda Pomeroy Pages 1-9 | Received 15 Dec 2016, Accepted... Continue Reading →

CLAHRC Research Showcased at ISQUA 2017

This year, London hosted the 34th international scientific meeting on quality and safety in health care. Members of the CLAHRC Northwest London team attended to present in a variety of sessions over 4 days that contributed to the theme of... Continue Reading →

Spotlight on CLAHRC NWL in Imperial College London’s Departmental eMagazine

Spotlight on CLAHRC NWL in Imperial College London's Department of Primary Care and Public Health eMagazine.

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 →

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 […]

CLAHRC NWL SAM & RCPE Poster Series: Frailty Posters

Frailty is a big theme in healthcare, these CLAHRC NWL Posters showcase potential solutions.

CLAHRC NWL SAM & RCPE Poster Series: Engaging patients in quality improvement: Applying the National Involvement Standards

Utilising the National Involvement Standards to engage patients in quality improvement.

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