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.This week's edition includes:
  • News 2 Study teams in CLAHRC EoE recieve 'Research Innovation Award' nomination; Recruitment open for Leaders and R&D Trusts of the NIHR Leadership programme; grants to support higher degree research students available from NIHR CLAHRC SL; NHS Leadership Academy Programme Guide 2016 published; and '5YFV for Mental Health' - an Independent Report from the MH Taskforce. 
  • Events: Involving patients and the public in research - a live NIHR webinar


Two Study Teams nominated for Research Innovation Award, for CLAHRC EoE funded studies

Congratulations and our best wishes go to two study teams who have been nominated for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation trust (CPFT) 'Research Innovation Award' 2016:
  • Val Dunn (Uni.of Cambridge) and her team for their 'CAMHS Transition Preparation Programme' project
  • Dr Manaan Kar-Ray and Sarah Rae (CPFT) and their team for the 'PROMISE Project'
Both studies receive CLAHRC funding and we are very pleased for this recognition of both team's achievements so far in their projects.

For more information, please see our website

Calling all Leaders and R&D Trusts - apply now to the NIHR Leadership Programme 


Application deadlines: for Leaders 19 February and for R&D Trusts 24 February.

The NIHR Leadership Support and Development Programme aims to improve the quality of research leadership in clinical and applied health and social care research. It focuses on leadership development that contributes to research performance and to the strategic priorities of the NIHR. Recruitment for the next group of Leaders and R&D Trusts of the Leadership programme is open to applications. 

Please see our website for more information.

Grants to support higher degree research students – from NIHR CLAHRC SL


Application deadline: Friday 26 February 2016

NIHR CLAHRC South London (SL) has funding available to support current self-funded higher degree research students to complete their work in the field of health research, or implementation science. Both CLAHRC fee support awards and CLAHRC thesis write-up stipends (both up to £5,000 each) can be applied for, by applicants whose research is relevant to CLAHRC SL research themes, and who are registered for a higher research degree at the CLAHRC SL academic partners.

Please see here for more information 

NHS Leadership Academy Programme Guide, 2016 now available

Offering a wide range of programmes and bespoke support offers, the NHS Leadership Academy's mission is to provide support for leaders at every level across the health and care system. Their 2016 guide outlines the Academy's programmes and the benefits they can bring to leaders and the people around them.

For more information, please see here

Five Year Forward View for Mental Health - an Independent Report

This independent report from the Mental Health Taskforce sets out the start of a ten year journey for the transformation of mental health services. Seeking the views of over 20,000 people with lived experience of mental health problems, they have set-out recommendations for the six NHS arm’s length bodies to achieve the ambition of parity of esteem between mental and physical health for children, young people, adults and older people. 

Please see here for more information and access to the report 


Involving patients and the public in research - an NIHR webinar 


Tuesday 23 February at 11am.

This introductory,1 hour webinar is for researchers with little or no experience of patient and public involvement (PPI) - particuarly NIHR trainees and early career researchers. It will include an overview of what PPI is and why it is important in research; why PPI is important to the NIHR; and how best to demonstrate PPI in a funding application.

For more information, please click here 

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