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NIHR CLAHRC South London

NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRCs) undertake high-quality applied health research focused on the needs of patients and support the translation of research evidence into practice in the NHS.

The Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) South London is investigating the best way to make tried and tested treatments and services routinely available. University-based researchers, health professionals, patients and service users are working together to make this happen.

Full information on the CLAHRC South London can be found here.

The Department of Population Health Sciences is leading on research that will help improve services in two speciality areas:


Theme lead: Professor Charles Wolfe

The Stroke theme is aiming to develop, test and implement novel system-wide approaches to identifying, targeting and managing people with stroke who have multiple morbidities. Members of the research team want to integrate data held by GPs, hospitals and other organisations that have contributed to a stroke survivor's care, or collected information about a stroke survivor within a 'virtual patient record'. This would be accessible on GPs' screens via their existing electronic systems.

  1. Why Stroke?
  2. Offering better care to stroke survivors
  3. Involving patients and their family members
  4. CLAHRC South London stroke research team

The main Stroke theme page can be found here.

Public Health

Theme lead & Deputy Director for CLAHRC South London: Professor Peter Littlejohns

The Public Health theme is aiming to develop, deliver, and evaluate innovative interventions to improve public health. The emphasis will be on prevention and management of a range of chronic conditions of public health importance within our multi-ethnic, urban population.

  1. Why Public Health?
  2. Helping clinical commissioning groups take carefully considered decisions
  3. Is the NICE Quality Standard about alcohol put into practice in South-East London?
  4. CLAHRC South London public health research team

The main Public Health theme page can be found here.

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