What's New on Our Website 

'What’s New on Our Website’ is a regular email to inform you of the latest news and events that have been posted on our website.


Update to CLAHRC EoE's application process for the next round of funding - Remit and FAQs 

The Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care East of England (CLAHRC EoE) Prioritisation Group has further updated the funding information with information on the remit and an FAQ's document. 

Please see our website for this additional information and how to apply.

The deadlines for applying remain as the following:
  • June to August 2015: Partner organisations and research theme leads to develop proposals
  • September 1st 2015: Deadline for submitting to PPI Theme for review 
  • September 28th 2015: Deadline for submitting proposals to Prioritisation Group for review
  • During October to December 2015: Decisions will be made and theme leads informed
  • April 1st 2016: Projects to begin

Congratulations to Dr Alex Komashie for winning the Best Improvement Science award at the HRSN Symposium. 

Dr Alex Komashie - a CLAHRC EoE Research Associate in the Patient Safety Theme, won the Health Services Network (HSRN) Symposium (July, 2015) Best Improvement Science Award, following his presentation on 'An integrated model of patient and staff satisfaction using queuing theory'.

More information about Alex's award can be seen here

NSPCC's new report: Achieving emotional wellbeing for looked after children

This new report from the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) provides recommendations and evidence for how the care system can be changed to prioritise and achieve good emotional wellbeing for all looked after children and care leavers.

For more information and a copy of the report, please see here 

Particular thanks were given to members of the advisory group for their time and expertise in contributing to the report including Valerie Dunn, CLAHRC EoE Research Associate (Enduring Disabilities and / or Disadvantage Theme)


Wellbeing and Improving the Public’s Health


Monday 27 July 2015,  14:00 to 17:00

Central Hall Westminster

The What Works Centre for Wellbeing in partnership with Public Health England and the New Economics Foundation presents 'An afternoon of Wellbeing Discussion, Dialogue and Debate', including a guest lecture with an invited panel and audience discussion.

Please see here for a link to register your place. 

Contemplating the place of compassion in 21st Century healthcare

Wednesday 5 August 2015,  16:00 to 17:00 



This seminar has been organised by the Clinical Nursing Research Group (Department of Primary Care and Public Health, University of Cambridge), and will be presented by Dr Stephanie Tierney (Senior Research Fellow, University of Warwick). Dr Tierney is a health services researcher, with a particular interest in qualitative methods, and expertise in framework analysis. 

For more information, please see here

NHS Staffing: Delivering a Flexible & Well-Trained Workforce


Thursday 15 October,  11:00 to 15:30


The Government has recently announced new restrictions on the use of temporary employees in the NHS. Attend this Westminster Briefing event to explore how you can implement these changes and what they mean for your workforce strategy

Please see our website for more information and a link to book your place

Don't Forget

CLAHRC EoE PPI in Research Masterclass, 10:00 to 14:00 at three locations


Friday 17 July, Hertfordshire
Monday 20 July, Cambridgeshire
Tuesday 21 July, Norfolk

A great opportunity for all researchers in the region looking to increase their understanding of and confidence in carrying out Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in their research in a safe and supportive space.

The masterclass will cover all areas of involvement, but will focus on planning and preparing for PPI in research. It will include:
  • Setting the Scene: An introduction to PPI in Research
  • Case studies from PPI representatives and Researchers on their PPI in research experience 
  • Group discussions and reflections on the case studies
Refreshments and lunch will be included. 

Please see our website for more information and how to book your free place

Only a few days left to register - book now to avoid disappointment!

Contact Us:

CLAHRC EoE Office Douglas House, 18 Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 8AH
Phone: 01223 746073