The funding for the NIHR CLAHRC Oxford ends on 30 September 2019. This site will remain live until the ongoing research projects are finalised, estimated to be May 2020. After which, this site will be archived.
If you are still interested in applied health and social care research, please see the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Oxford and Thames Valley (ARC OxTV) here:
Welcome to NIHR CLAHRC Oxford
The NIHR CLAHRC Oxford is a regionally-based partnership between local providers of NHS services (such as hospital trusts) and universities, hosted by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.
These partnerships also include other organisations such as health-related businesses and charities and the local Academic Health Science Network.
Together with these partners, we identify local and national health and social care priorities and fund and support projects which address these.
£18 million funding for new research
43 research projects
5 DPhil Students funded
8 Academic Clinical Fellowships
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10 July 2019
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.
13 June 2019
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.
25 February 2019
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
14 February 2019
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.
10 October 2019
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.
12 April 2019
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.
3 September 2018
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.