The latest research and news from the NIHR CLAHRC Oxford and our partners
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.
17 May 2018
New research supported by CLAHRC Oxford and led by CLAHRC Oxford Theme 2 lead, Professor Sallie Lamb, suggests that while exercise can improve the fitness of people with dementia it does not slow their cognitive decline.
22 February 2018
CLAHRC Oxford supported researchers were recently invited to present evidence to the ‘suicide and self-harm’ All-party Parliamentary Group (APPG). The group were surprised and impressed by the evidence presented and intend to forward it to the Minister for Health and Social Care, Jeremy Hunt.
25 July 2017
A CLAHRC Oxford infographic, produced to share the preliminary results of the OxFAB study with participants of the study, has been shortlisted as part of the NIHR’s Let’s Get Digital competition.
21 June 2017
NIHR CLAHRC Oxford's host NHS trust has risen to the top of a table for the most people recruited to take part in research studies.
CLAHRC Oxford researcher part of new research estimating the health impact of the UK soft drinks ‘sugar tax’
16 December 2016
Professor Susan Jebb, who leads the CLAHRC’s ‘Behaviour Change: Diet and obesity’ research theme, is co-author of new research, published in The Lancet Public Health, estimating the health benefits of the UK soft drinks industry levy.
26 October 2016
A CLAHRC Oxford and Oxford AHSN study led by our Early Intervention theme lead and Deputy Director, Professor Belinda Lennox, has shown how early community intervention to tackle psychosis paves the way to shave £63 million off the societal costs of the illness.
23 September 2016
The NIHR CLAHRC Oxford is delighted to announce the launch of 11 new projects tackling issues ranging from weight management and mental health to understanding and using patient experience feedback to improve health services.
14 September 2016
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), which is funded through the Department of Health, have announced that Oxford will receive £126 million in funding for ground-breaking health research, between 2017 and 2022.
7 January 2016
Dr Jane Fossey, of Oxford Health NHS Foundation trust, and CLAHRC Oxford researcher was awarded the prize for the ‘Best Dementia Lead 2015’ at the prestigious 6th National Dementia Care Awards 2015.
10 November 2015
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) – the research arm of the NHS – has acknowledged the work of NIHR CLAHRC Oxford in its 2014-2015 annual report.
7 January 2015
NIHR CLAHRC-funded researchers lead unique BBC experiment investigating tailoring diets for weight loss.
23 September 2014
The James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership will identify the uncertainties that surround bipolar disorder.
28 August 2014
Depression in cancer patients is common, is often untreated, but can be significantly improved with a new, integrated approach to care, NIHR CLAHRC Oxford part-funded research in The Lancet has revealed.
3 July 2014
An Android tablet-based digital mobile health system to support patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been found to improve quality of care and aid self-management at home, according to a study published in the British Journal of General Practice.