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Ps9million investment for health and social care research across oxford and the thames valley

£9million investment for health and social care research across Oxford and the Thames Valley

Health and social care across Oxford and the Thames Valley is set to receive a boost over the next five years through £9 million of research funding from the National Institute for Health Research.

Online shopping interventions may help customers buy healthier foods

Online shopping interventions may help customers buy healthier foods

Altering the default order in which foods are shown on the screen, or offering substitutes lower in saturated fat could help customers make healthier choices when shopping for food online, new research from CLAHRC Oxford supported researchers finds.

Low calorie meal replacements are a cost effective routine treatment for obesity in the nhs

Low calorie meal replacements are a cost-effective routine treatment for obesity in the NHS

NIHR CLAHRC Oxford supported Researchers: Replacing all regular meals with a low calorie diet of soups, shakes and bars, together with behavioural support, is cost-effective as a routine treatment for obesity

Only 201cmodest201d improvement in heart failure survival rates since 2000

Only “modest” improvement in heart failure survival rates since 2000

Research led by Dr Clare Taylor and CLAHRC Oxford Director Professor Richard Hobbs finds that survival after a diagnosis of heart failure in the United Kingdom has shown only modest improvement in the 21st century and lags behind other serious conditions, such as cancer, in a large study published by The BMJ today.

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The UK doesn't spend enough on mental health of young people – we found out why

In 2016 the then health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, declared child mental health services the “biggest single area of weakness” in the NHS. He might have added that it is also vastly underfunded. The mental health of children and young people accounts for less than 1% of all NHS spending.

A note from one of our PPI contributors

Dr Andrew Entwistle, a PPI contributor and carer for his twin brother, recently got in touch with us to give us his thoughts on PPI and CLAHRC Oxford.

Thank you to our PPI contributors

New College, in Oxford, was where we hosted an event to celebrate the ways in which public volunteers have worked with CLAHRC Oxford over its first five years.

Feeling nervous? Anxious? Do you feel you must do some PPI but don’t know where to start?

PPI Co-ordinator, Lynne Maddocks, introduces our PPI case studies – real world examples from real world researchers who have used PPI and (sometimes to their surprise!) found it beneficial to their work.

Upcoming events

Think differently and improve healthcare

Tuesday, 05 November 2019, 1.30pm to 2pm @ St Luke's Chapel Radcliffe Observatory Quarter Woodstock Road Oxford OX2 6HT

Join Prof Jeffrey Braithwaite for a unique learning experience to demonstrate what it means to be part of a complex adaptive system.

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