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Other CLAHRCs

Thirteen NIHR Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRCs) have been established to undertake high-quality applied health research focused on the needs of patients and to support the translation of research evidence into practice in the NHS. There are twelve other established CLAHRCs throughout the UK, for more details on each please see the appropriate link below.

Name Name including host organisation Research themes Funding for five years from 1st January 2014
NIHR CLAHRC East of England NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care East at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust Dementia, frailty and end of life care, Enduring disabilities and disadvantage, Patient safety, Patient and public involvement. Research methodology themes: Health economics £9,972,282
NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care East Midlands at Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust Preventing chronic disease, Managing chronic disease, Caring for older people and stroke survivors, Enhancing mental health, Implementing evidence and improvement £9,998,421
NIHR CLAHRC Greater Manchester NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Greater Manchester at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust Patient-centred care, community services and primary care £9,998,769
NIHR CLAHRC North Thames NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care North Thames at Barts Health NHS Trust Innovations in models and systems for health (‘Models’), Methodological innovation (‘Methods’), Optimising behaviour and engagement with Care (‘Optimising Behaviour’), Empowering mental health service users and families (‘Mental Health’), Child and adolescent health £8,999,777
NIHR CLAHRC North West Coast NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care North West Coast at NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group Improving public health and reducing health inequalities, Improving mental health, Managing complex needs arising from long term conditions, Delivering personalised health care. Evidence synthesis and implementation, Public and stakeholder management, Knowledge exchange and implementation. £9,000,000
NIHR CLAHRC North West London NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care North West London at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Early years, Frailty, Breathlessness, Improvement science and quality improvement, Public and patient engagement, Mental and physical wellbeing, Public health and information, Intelligence, collaborative learning and partnerships £10,000,000
NIHR CLAHRC Oxford NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Oxford at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust Early intervention and service redesign in mental health and dementia, Health behaviours and behavioural interventions for exercise/ physical activity, Patient experience and patient reported outcomes, Better management of medical-psychiatric comorbidity, Patient self-management of chronic disease. £9,000,000
NIHR CLAHRC South London NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care South London at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Alcohol, Diabetes, Infection,
Palliative and End of life care, Psychosis public Health, Stroke, Women’s health, Patient and public involvement
£9,000,000
NIHR CLAHRC South West Peninsula NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care South West Peninsula at Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust Mental health and dementia, Diagnostics and stratified medicine, Healthy people, Healthy environments, Person-centred care, Evidence for policy and practice £10,000,000
NIHR CLAHRC Wessex NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Wessex at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust Achieving sustainable patient health improvements in respiratory health through integrated care, Ageing and dementia: improving routine clinical care, Delivering high quality fundamental care in hospital, Public health and primary care: targeting antibiotic use and preventing chronic liver disease, Patient engagement with self-directed support for long term conditions, Minimally disruptive healthcare, patient experience, and organisational behaviour £8,997,942
NIHR CLAHRC West NIHR NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust Delivering equitable, appropriate and sustainable health and healthcare; Improving the management of chronic diseases (e.g. dementia, musculoskeletal, vision, kidney, pain, depression, Parkinson’s, and avoiding hospital admissions); Public health interventions (e.g. reducing child injury and infections, improving sexual health, supporting healthy neighbourhoods, improving services for self-harm and addictions, and innovation in vaccines).Research methodology themes: Evidence synthesis; Effectiveness and evaluation; Efficiency; Ethnography; Epidemiology £8,970,965
NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care Yorkshire and Humber at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Evidence Based Transformation with the NHS (EBT), Translating Knowledge into Action (TK2A), Health Economics and Outcomes Measurement (HEOM), Telehealth and Care Technologies (TaCT), Public Health and Inequalities (PHI), Healthy Children, Healthy Families (HCHF), Primary Care-Based Management of Frailty in Older People, Avoiding Attendance and Admission in long term conditions (AAA), Mental Health and Co-Morbidities (MHCM) £10,000,000

The nine pilot CLAHRCs were established in October 2008 and ran for five years.


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