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Understanding the Implementation of Sick Day Guidance to Prevent Acute Kidney Injury – New Evaluation Report Published

The Supportive and Palliative Care Research and Audit conference

Book Your Place: Second conference on Acute Kidney Injury – Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Join us: Internships for nurses and AHPs

Royal College of GPs name our research as their research papers of the year

Extending primary care hours is linked to fewer A&E visits

Help us spread our impact: Join us as our Communications Manager

Understanding Salford Care Call – one of the national diabetes prevention programme’s demonstrator sites

Improving care for arthritis patients using app technology

Call for abstracts: Supportive and palliative care research and audit conference

Measuring user and carer involvement in physical healthcare planning

Have you read our Summer CLAHRC newsletter?

Developing a smartphone app with rheumatoid arthritis patients

We’re helping patients who’ve had an episode of care complicated by acute kidney injury

Room for improvement in management of people with chronic kidney disease

Launch of new service to help patients with chronic widespread pain

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Mapping research capacity activities in the CLAHRC communities

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CLAHRC Greater Manchester team contribute to first in-depth guide on evaluating healthcare system innovations

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Implementing a tailored cognitive therapy programme for patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain

A male end-of-life carer sits reading with his father.

Supporting family carers so that patients can be discharged from hospital at the end of their lives

Somebody using a blood glucose monitoring system.

Evaluating the National Diabetes Prevention Programme in Salford

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East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust becomes our latest partner

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How is end-of-life care provided across Manchester?

A doctor smiling and chatting with a patient.

Event: Policy priorities and challenges for health and social care in England

Care home residents sitting and chatting.

Setting the agenda for end-of-life research in Greater Manchester

Fingers typing on laptop keyboard.

We’ve sent our Winter CLAHRC newsletter

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Find an exciting new role with us

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Join us: Current research secondment and fellowship opportunities for nurses and AHPs

Invitation to patients to take part in a short research interview

Two ladies at an Asian activity group.

What are family carers’ support needs at patient discharge home from hospital at end-of-life?

An elderly couple smiling.

What should we research in end-of-life care?

Please help us to evaluate the acute kidney injury sick day rules card

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NIHR Fellowships Programme 2016 launched

THINKphysical flashmobbers dance in front of the Manchester Big Wheel.

THINKphysical: Manchester Mental Health Festival wins regional award

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Join us: Current internship and fellowship opportunities for nurses and AHPs

THINKphysical flashmobbers dancing on the streets of Manchester.

THINKphysical: Manchester Mental Health Festival shortlisted for award

Manchester Town Hall on a sunny day.

We’re looking for a Research Fellow to help us examine health and social care devolution

Manchester's skyline.

Learning from ‘Devo Manc’: Researching health and social care devolution

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A community-based audit of complex wounds and their care

Healthcare staff looking at information on a board.

Key milestone achieved in the mapping pathways of care for end-of-life project

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We’re working with opticians to detect diabetic neuropathy

Two women sitting and smiling.

National survey mailout to relatives bereaved due to cancer

A GP with a patient.

Evaluation of local kidney health priorities

Side Affect theatre production poster.

Groundbreaking mental health theatre production now available to view online

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Kidney injury prevention card delivered to Salford pharmacists and GPs

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We’re looking for a Research Associate or Research Fellow

Pippa Tyrrell collects an award from the Stroke Association.

Manchester stroke specialist scoops national award for life-saving work

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Join our team as a nurse academic fellow

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Michael Spence, CLAHRC Programme Manager, to join ground-breaking quality improvement initiative

Delegates at the THINKphysical launch event enjoy Manchester Town Hall.

A flashmob, a marketplace and high-profile speakers: THINKphysical kicks off in style

A GP with a patient.

Release of primary care demonstrator evaluation findings


PhD opportunity: Strategies to cope with cognitive difficulties after stroke

A selection of fresh fruit.

We’re engaging practices as part of new diabetes prevention study

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Physical healthcare planning in mental health services

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THINKphysical tickets now on public release (all events FREE)

Diagram showing the anatomy of a heart.

Tool launches to improve the management of heart failure in primary care

Jodi Todd explaining why research is important.

Setting research and implementation priorities in complex wound care

X-ray of arthritic hands.

We’re delighted to be working with Arthritis Research UK to improve care for rheumatoid arthritis patients

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Join our team as a Research Associate

Health Foundation Q initiative logo.

The Q Initiative: A new initiative to improve healthcare quality

Diagram of a kidney.

Launch of patient safety card to help prevent acute kidney injury

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Work with us: We’re looking for a Research Fellow

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Setting healthcare service and research priorities in physical and mental health


Launch of long-term conditions tools to support healthcare teams

A pharmacist sorting medication.

Help us to develop a leaflet that answers questions about antipsychotic medication

Professor Dame Nicky Cullum portrait.

Prof Dame Nicky Cullum named new Head of School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work

A practice manager sorting files.

A whole systems approach for improving kidney care

The severe and enduring mental illness project overview was presented as a poster at the event.

Call for poster abstracts – THINKphysical: Manchester Mental Health Festival

Mental health

First mental and physical health festival to take place in Manchester


PhD opportunity: Understanding the needs of people with vascular dementia following stroke

A GP with a patient.

We’re working with the Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network to improve kidney health across the region

A patient taking medicine.

Workshop: Preventing acute kidney injury (AKI) – sick day rules

Dementia PhDs

PhD opportunity: The provision and coordination of dementia services in primary care


Integrated long-term conditions assessment tool available to NHS providers and clinical system suppliers


Integrated long-term conditions review template available to CCGs, GP practices and clinical system suppliers

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CLAHRC GM recommendations to improve cancer care in Manchester

A desert in Qatar.

Qatar workshop harnesses the potential of nursing to address most pressing health challenges

Library and study books.

An update on our PhD students

A screenshot of the new CLAHRC community services newsletter.

We’ve launched a new newsletter

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Prof Jacky Swan shares her cross-project learning expertise with CLAHRC Greater Manchester

Dr Lucinda Summers delivers a session during November's training.

Collaborative interventions for depression: First training course delivered

Social Care Photography, Department of Health

Understanding the care contribution provided by relatives bereaved due to cancer

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NIHR CLAHRC response to the NHS Five Year Forward View

Cochrane wounds

Grants awarded by NIHR to support systematic reviews in wound care

PhD research: obesity behaviour change

New PhD opportunity: Promoting behaviour change in people who are overweight or obese


Research demonstrates improvements in health-related quality of life and blood pressure control in CKD patients

Dementia PhDs

Exciting dementia-themed PhD opportunities for nurses and allied healthcare professionals

Mental health

New opportunities to work for us

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Launch of free resources to support evidence-based home blood pressure monitoring

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Working with stroke survivors and carers to promote post-stroke services

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Funding for PhD research in dementia care awarded to CLAHRC Greater Manchester

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CLAHRC Greater Manchester Research Fellow awarded NIHR Fellowship

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Prof John Øvretveit shares evaluation expertise in exclusive Q&A videos

Learning and development scoping project

CLAHRC Greater Manchester working in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support

stroke rehabilitation

Applications open for University of Leeds stroke rehabilitation PhD scholarship

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CLAHRC Greater Manchester team members gain Manchester Business School professorships

Professor Ruth Boaden.

Professor Ruth Boaden joins HS&DR Programme Researcher-led Board


Papers examining self-management of long-term conditions published

MRes studenstships

CLAHRC Greater Manchester funding MRes studentships starting September 2014

Knowledge Mobilisation Research Fellowship Scheme

Round three of the NIHR Knowledge Mobilisation Research Fellowship scheme launches

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Meditation & mindfulness paper funded by CLAHRC GM Research Capability Funding published in Behavioral Medicine

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Perspectives of people affected by cancer: Focus group participants needed

GM-HFIT Heart Failure Investigation Tool

Greater Manchester Heart Failure Investigation Tool (GM-HFIT) project evaluation reports now online

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BMA report highlights our work to improve the physical health of people with mental illness

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Prof John Øvretveit shares his evaluation expertise with CLAHRC Greater Manchester


NIHR launches “Focus on Stroke” as ground-breaking stroke trial opens in UK


Looking for a new challenge? We’re hiring


Mental health: New model of working to be spread across Manchester


Long-term conditions review template assists in identifying multimorbidity risks

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British Muslims with diabetes need more healthcare support during Ramadan


Research and Capability Funding study results: Collaborative care in patients with depression and co-morbidities

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CLAHRC GM: our themes of work

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CLAHRC GM: how to get involved

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CLAHRC GM: thanks for all your work so far


Greater Manchester Stroke Assessment Tool (GM-SAT) showcased at UK Stroke Forum Conference

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Presentation: The hidden aspects of stroke


Poster: The Greater Manchester Stroke Assessment Tool (GM-SAT)

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Physical health care for people with severe and enduring mental illness becoming ‘more co-ordinated’


Poster: “Critical friends”: The experience of integrating and developing patient and public involvement in an exploratory study of voluntary organisations and long-term condition management

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‘Managing Your Health Together’ booklet now available online


CLAHRC GM stages successful PPI conference

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CLAHRC GM makes “measurable improvements in the quality of patient care”


Leaflet: An overview of CLAHRC GM and a look to the future


Poster: CLAHRC GM’s themes of work from 2014 onwards


Poster: Bringing Information and Guided Help Together (BRIGHT)


Poster: Collaborative Online Care Investigation Pathway Tool (COCPIT)


Poster: Collaborative Interventions for Circulation and Depression (COINCIDE)


Poster: Improving patient care in primary and community care services


Poster: Improving patient care within general practice


Poster: Patient-Led Assessment for Network Support (PLANS)


Poster: Improving patient care through research


Poster: Social networks and long-term conditions


Poster: Voluntary Organisations, Community Groups and Local Networks of Support (VOCALS) study

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Presentation: Rethinking capacity building for evidence-based quality improvement: towards developing multilevel capabilities in practice

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Presentation: Replication of a new, evidence-based preventative Health Trainer service for people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes


Poster: Addressing the physical health care of people with severe and enduring mental illness

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Poster: Patients as partners: development of the post-stroke ‘Easy Access Toolkit’


CLAHRCs praised in the press

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NIHR CLAHRC Greater Manchester from January 2014: leaflet and poster produced

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Presentation: The NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Greater Manchester


Presentation: Connecting to local networks of support: a qualitative study exploring the role of voluntary and community groups in long-term conditions management

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Presentation: “It’s delightful banter”: Community Group Friendships and Self-Management Support for Vascular Ill Health

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Patient-centred care, primary care & community services: work themes from 2014 confirmed


Research showcased at Volunteering Research Conference

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Greater Manchester Heart Failure Investigation Tool (GM-HFIT) work in Wigan Borough CCG

British Sociological Association Conference

CLAHRC GM present at British Sociological Association Conference


Ground-breaking project launches to improve schizophrenia care


Presentation: Improving Physical Health for People with Severe and Enduring Mental Illness: Developing Integrated Care Pathways to Support Physical and Mental Wellbeing


Presentation: A Constellation of Disconnected Practices: Boundaries in a Healthcare Boundary Spanning Initiative


CLAHRC for Greater Manchester delighted to employ three University of Manchester interns

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Work from GM CLAHRC set to receive international exposure

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The future of CLAHRC Greater Manchester


PLANSforyourhealth goes live

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Evaluation shows positive impact of Health Trainers on diabetes prevention


Publication: Diabetes prevention in Ashton, Leigh and Wigan

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Greater Manchester Stroke Assessment Tool has national impact

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Presentation: CKD Practice Development Meeting


Work showcased at heart failure and diabetes workshop


Poster: Development of an Electronic LTCs Integrated Assessment Tool


Poster: Design, delivery and evaluation of IGT Care Call: a telephone-based, structured education programme to promote lifestyle and behaviour change to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes


BRIGHT Follow up data collection complete


Greater Manchester Electronic Long-term Conditions Integrated Review Template ready for testing


Trafford’s Community Matrons testing Greater Manchester Electronic Long-term Conditions Integrated Assessment Tool

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Publication: Greater Manchester Stroke Assessment Tool

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Teddy Chester lecture 2013 – Technology adoption in healthcare: what’s the problem?

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Project launched to improve patient safety regarding medication information

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CLAHRC for Greater Manchester heart failure project identifies hundreds of patients

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Heart disease and diabetes: challenges, funding and opportunities for research in multimorbidity

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Presentation: Telephone based self-management support for vascular conditions via non-healthcare professionals: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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COINCIDE trial completes baseline recruitment

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CLAHRC provides posters to Withington Heart Help Group as a “thank you”

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Presentation: Who runs public health?

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Presentation: Capacity, responsibility and willingness: a qualitative study of patient and practitioner views of self-management in multimorbidity

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Presentation: Working together for health: A qualitative study exploring the role of the third sector for chronic condition management

The severe and enduring mental illness project overview was presented as a poster at the event.

CLAHRC plays full part in leading health services research event

The severe and enduring mental illness project overview was presented as a poster at the event.

Poster: Improving the physical health care of people with severe and enduring mental illness

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Paper on Patient-Led Assessment for Network Support (PLANS) published

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Publication: Linking people with long-term health conditions to healthy community activities: development of Patient-Led Assessment for Network Support (PLANS)

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Behaviour change among people with impaired glucose tolerance: article published

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Publication: Behaviour change among people with impaired glucose tolerance: Comparison of telephone-based and face-to-face advice

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Presentation: Central Manchester locality group CKD education session


Poster: Can a facilitated model improve evidence based practice for heart failure in primary care?

CLAHRC GM - Improving health outcomes for CKD patients in Greater Manchester

Poster: Improving health outcomes for CKD patients in Greater Manchester

Improving physical health - to support mental and physical wellbeing

Mental health awareness week: our innovative project improves physical health of patients

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Application submitted for second round of CLAHRC funding

Social Care Photography, Department of Health

Paper on social networks support published

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CKD education session held to improve kidney disease management

Salford IGT patient leaflet

Impaired Glucose Tolerance Care Call nominated for two awards


The importance of Acute Kidney Injury care

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Heart failure education sessions improve clinician skills

Improving physical health - to support mental and physical wellbeing

Physical health and severe mental illness project presented at two specialist events

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Heart failure alert cards play a positive role in promoting continuity of care

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Presentation: Mental and physical wellbeing – A joint project

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PhD student’s work selected for publication in the American Diabetes Association Journal


GM CLAHRC CKD Improvement Project – the ‘silent killer’

Manchester Mental Health project

Pioneering project to improve Manchester’s mental health


Study protocol from patients theme gets published in BioMed Central Trials Journal


Health information systems unveil latest projects

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Helping patients achieve better blood pressure control

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Early success in CKD improvement project


Congratulations Roman

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Next generation of CLAHRC call for bids

NHS Refresh

GM CLAHRC’s mental health project receives recognition from national charity


Health Trainer service supports people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes


GM CLAHRC Research echoed in NICE guidelines


Recruitment success for the BRIGHT trial

GM -SAT Conversation Support Resource

GM SAT presented at UK Stroke Forum


IMPAKT team win NIHR new media competition


Use of cartoons in self-management of long term conditions

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Successful practitioner training for COINCIDE study

Patients reading information

Patients’ Theme research published in Journal of Health Psychology


Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network – Prospectus is Live

Professor Iain Buchan

Congratulations Iain – prestigious election to the American College of Medical Informatics

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CKD project used as model of effective implementation of research

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More practices in Greater Manchester set to improve care for heart failure patients

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GM-SAT recognised in British Journal of Primary Care Nursing


Call for bids for Research Capability Funding


GM CLAHRC recognised at Salford Research Day

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Stroke work published in Clinical Rehabilitation


£18 million electronic health research centre awarded to Manchester

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GM CLAHRC delivering evaluation of Bolton’s Health Trainer service


GM CLAHRC one step ahead in improving care for people with CKD

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Job Opportunity Research Associate /Fellow


Bury Heart Failure education session

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The British Red Cross provides first aid training for the Withington Heart Group

NHS Refresh

Improving the physical health of people with severe and enduring mental illness

Care call

The Salford IGT Care Call is leading the way in diabetes prevention

Pets study

Pets and their role in managing a long term condition

Dr Iona Heath, President of the RCGP presenting authors of the paper – Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham and Dr Peter Coventry with their prize

GM CLAHRC research awarded top prize from the Royal College of GPs

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Congratulations Salford Royal for winning HSJ Changing Culture Award

From left Knowledge Transfer Associate Linda Savas, Deputy Director for GM CLAHRC Ruth Boaden, Call Care Development Manager, Katherine Grady

IGT Care Call highly commended at Care Integration Awards

CLAHRC BITES IGT health trainer

IGT Health Trainer


IGT Care Call


Heart Failure Alert Card


Improving the quality of stroke assessment


Improving the management of CKD in Primary Care

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Congratulations to members of our CLAHRC teams

HSRN Conference - Improving post-stroke management

Presentation: Improving Post-Stroke Management

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Future call for bids for a new CLAHRC and extension to current CLAHRC contract

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GM CLAHRC work to be presented at Festival of Public Health UK

HSRN Conf - GM-HFIT Poster - June 2012

Poster: GM-HFIT – Improving the management of heart failure in primary care


Presentation: GM-HFIT – Improving the management of heart failure in primary care

HSRN Conf June 2012 - CKD in primary care practices - Poster

Poster: Achieving more effective, quicker implementation of evidence-based healthcare in primary care practices

HSRN Conference - Type 2 diabetes

Presentation: Translating evidence into real-life settings: Type 2 Diabetes

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Greater Manchester CLAHRC feature in latest HSRN Briefing

Renal Assoc Conf June 2012 - CKD Improvement Project Poster

Poster: CKD Improvement Project: Implementing accurate registers and best practice care for patients in primary care

NHS Refresh

GM CLAHRC develops links with National CLAHRC Mental Health Teams


GM CLAHRC encourage patient and public involvement in research implementation

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Successful results from our heart failure management project


Poster: NICE Improving the management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in primary care

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GM SAT developed into an electronic system used throughout the country

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Article: CKD work published by BMJ Quality and Safety Journal

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CKD work published by BMJ Quality and Safety Journal

Katherine Grady and Linda Savas

IGT Care Call short-listed for a HSJ Care Integration Award

RCF application

Call for bids for Research Capability Funding

BRS Poster

Poster: Measuring sustainability of Chronic Kidney Disease identification improvement in primary care practices


GM CLAHRC launches new blood pressure self-monitoring project


GM CLAHRC present at this year’s HSRN Symposium

Dr Donal O'Donaghue

Closing workshop for the CKD project

Dr Peter Coventry

Patients with diabetes or coronary heart disease benefit from mindfulness-based meditation

Heart Failure Alert Card

Heart Failure implementation work commended at international nursing conference

NIHR Patient Safety Research Centres (244)

GM CLAHRC’s work supports successful multi-million pound funding award

Dr Donal O'Donaghue

Greater Manchester CLAHRC to present CKD project at NICE Annual Conference

Katherine Grady and Linda Savas

IGT Care Call project attracts an international crowd

Chris Gibbons, Researcher -  COINCIDE study

Recruitment under way for COINCIDE trial

Chris Bundy

Behaviour Change and Supporting Motivation to Self-Manage within CKD

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GM CLAHRC launches new website

Improving Transitions in Heart Failure Care

Presentation: Improving ‘Transitions’ in Heart Failure Care

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Presentation: Defining And Delivering 6 Month Post Stroke Reviews

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Presentation: Optimising Care for People with Multiple Chronic Conditions including Heart Failure

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Poster: Finding patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and improving the management of their disease in Greater Manchester

Diabetes Summary Leaflet

Publication: IGT Care Call – An innovative approach to providing lifestyle and behaviour change to prevent Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes Care Call win

Success for Salford’s innovative service to reduce the risk of diabetes


National recognition for the work of Greater Manchester CLAHRC

New Chair of CLAHRC’s Flexibility and Sustainability Funding (FSF) Awards Committee

New Greater Manchester PCT Cluster Appointments

CKD Improvement Guide – Now Available

The NHS Leadership Awards 2010 – Winners

Life After Stroke, The Stroke Association Post Stroke Review Leaflet

IGT Care-Call Project workshop, 27th October

Post Stroke Review Pilot Project (In collaboration with the Stroke Association)

GM CLAHRC heart failure website launched for patients and professionals in NHS Manchester

CLAHRC develops ‘GM-SAT: The Greater Manchester Stroke Assessment Tool’

CLAHRC Chronic Kidney Disease Collaborative comes to a successful close at summit meeting

Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS (White Paper)

NIHR Leaflet, June 2010

CKD Pathway Event

CLAHRC Information leaflet, 2010

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes – Learning & Sharing Workshop in Bolton, 28th April

Annual Report 2009-2010

CLAHRC CKD Collaborative final Learning Session

Department of Health: Progress in improving stroke care

National Audit Office report; Progress in improving stroke care – 3rd February 2010

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes workshop in NHS Bolton

Management of Atrial Fibrillation; Challenges, Changes and Improvement Event

Sir David Cooksey’s Review of Health Research – a 2006 review to build agreement on the best institutional arrangements for a new single fund for health research

Darzi says focus on long term conditions – 1st July, 2009

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