• Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) Information Events

    01 October 2014

    Four events will be held across England between 1 October 2014 and 22 January 2015.

    These events will offer an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of our Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR) funding stream. Professor Paul Little, Director of the PGfAR programme will be joined by staff from our Central Commissioning Facility (CCF) and a local PGfAR funding panel Chair to give a presentation followed by a Q&A session.

    Registration to this event is free and refreshments will be provided. Further information.

  • NIHR CLAHRC Northwest London Winter Collaborative Learning Event

    04 February 2015

    Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Regents Park, London

    Our collaborative learning events aim to foster dialogue and shared learning amongst clinicians, patients and researchers leading quality improvement in Northwest London. The day features a stimulating mix of keynote speakers, workshops and interactive learning sessions and a number of opportunities for you to network with other delegates and meet the teams involved in our projects in Early Years, Breathlessness, Frailty and Mental and Physical Wellbeing.
    At this event we will be exploring how to work across organisational and professional boundaries in quality improvement initiatives.  You will hear from:

    • Aiden Halligan – Director of Well North and Principal of the NHS Staff College for leadership development, who will share thoughts on the benefits of teamwork
    • Jocelyn Cornwell – Director, Point of Care Foundation, who will reflect on the challenges and benefits to staff on working between research and clinical practice
    • Finbarr Martin –Consultant Geriatrician, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust  and Hon. Professor of Medical Gerontology, Kings College London, who will reflect on bringing together research and clinical practice from a frailty perspective
    • Breathlessness, Frailty and Early Years project teams presenting updates on progress so far

    A series of interactive sessions will enable shared learning on:

    • Engaging stakeholders
    • The Collaboration for Leadership in  Applied Health Research and Care Northwest London (CLAHRC NWL) systematic approach to quality improvement
    • Mental and Physical Wellbeing and Quality Improvement
    • The Exchange Network
    • Using the Web Improvement Support for Healthcare

    Whether you are a participant in any of the CLAHRC themes or projects, a member of the CLAHRC Fellows or Alumni, or interested in other quality improvement and research projects in Northwest London, you are welcome to join us at this free event.

    Register here.