People in the UK are living longer, and many are living with more than one long-term condition, which can lead to vulnerability and frailty. Polypharmacy is common in those with complex or multiple conditions. When moving between care settings, risk... Continue Reading →
The London-wide Brian Turley Patient and Carer Involvement Awards took place at the NIHR CLAHRC North West London Spring Collaborative Learning Event on the 26th April 2018. The awards, presented by Simon Denegri (below centre), National Director for Patients and Public in Health... Continue Reading →
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 →
“Jacob has been living with Sickle Cell for almost 10 years, and all I have found is that everything is a struggle. He’s had some terrible experiences – at what are supposed to be some of the best hospitals... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
Sickle Cell Disease has been an area of high priority for the National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Northwest London (NIHR CLAHRC NWL) for many years. CLAHRC NWL has funded a multitude... Continue Reading →