Our Impact

Our impact so far illustrates our success in improving the health of the people of Wessex and the quality and cost-effectiveness of health care.

  • Winning a poster award at the NIHR Doctoral Research Training Camp - by Claire Reidy

    23rd August 2017

    As an NIHR CLAHRC PhD student I was invited to attend a (gruelling) training camp; the Eighth NIHR Infrastructure Doctoral Research Training Camp last month in  Leeds. The focus of this “camp” (don’t let that friendly word fool you…) was on “The Art of Communication”. The premise of this, quite rightly, was that a successful career in research relies on the ability to communicate your... Read more >

  • Should Wessex implement ReSPECT process? – The NIHR CLAHRC Wessex hosted event.

    24th May 2017

    On May 11 2017, the NIHR CLAHRC Team brought together 44 delegates from organisations across the Wessex region and beyond as well as wide range of people including the public, paramedics, nursing staff, clinicians, managers and researchers.The event was to examine and reflect on whether the ReSPECT approach to decision making for emergency care should be adopted. ReSPECT stands for the Recommen... Read more >

  • Modelling the time to diagnosis in people with dementia - Dr Tom Monks

    23rd May 2017

    Diagnosis of dementia is a national priority in the UK. The current national target is for 66% of people with underlying dementia to have a confirmed diagnosis. Most these diagnoses occur in an NHS memory clinic.  The government has set a target of 6 weeks from referral by a GP to diagnosis.  It is currently unclear how achievable this target is, given the current resources within the... Read more >

  • See our NIHR Wessex Trainees explain their wide ranging work

    28th April 2017

    Here at NIHR CLAHRC Wessex we have more than 20 'Trainees' who are carrying out important applied health research as part of their PhDs.Many combine a clinical role with their research, and to showcase their research we have created videos to explain what they do. Click to watch our videos Read more >

  • Dr Ryan Buchanan explains how his work with Hepatitis C treatment and testing

    31st March 2017

    Dr Ryan Buchanan has been working with hard to reach communities on the Isle of Wight to uncover the hidden population of people with the devastating illness Hepatitis C.He has found that by training pharmacy staff to take tests at local chemists he was able to engage with drug users who would be reluctant to come into contact with more formal NHS services.Here he explains the success of his re... Read more >

  • Genie to look at the experience of young adult carers

    28th March 2017

     According to research by the Children's Society there are estimated to be 700,000 young carers aged between 5 and 17 years old in the UK.Here at CLAHRC Wessex we are about to start working on some research giving us an insight into the lives and experiences of young carers, using our online networking tool Genie.Genie has been developed to help people connect with the resources and support net... Read more >

  • Genie set for launch

    27th March 2017

    An online tool designed to help people to manage their long term condition is being launched in Winchester this month.GENIE has been developed over a number of years by researchers based at the University of Southampton and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (CLAHRC Wessex).The web based program works by connecting people to the activities and resources in their local communit... Read more >

Safe and well, but the work to rebuild a community starts here

Here at CLAHRC Wessex it's been a tense wait to hear if intern Lavelle Niles ... read more >

Give me more: Why Insulin pumps aren’t just about what the doctor tells you – Claire Reidy

I feel that people have individual needs to help them manage their diabetes, and I want to know exactly what those are! My research shows that it's potentially stressful introducing a new and complex technology into your life. read blog >

Annual Research Fellows Conference 2017
Tue 17th October 09:00-16:00
Eastleigh

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