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: our latest blog from Health Economics PhD Student; PhD Oppostunity at CLAHRC West Midlands; and 'Power of the People' films from the Health Foundation
  • Events: NIHR Fellowship Webinar; Improving Physical Health in Mental Health conference; and EASHN Patient Safety Learning Event
  • Don't Forget: Last chance to register for our Fellows Showcase, and Express your interest to be a Mentor for Psychiatric Trainees 


Health Ecomonics PhD Student blogs about her journey to starting the doctorate

Cristina-Jane Crossman-Barnes tells us how a life-long interest in health, and discovering the link between health and its economic value led her onto a trajectory of Health Economics research. Her PhD focuses on asthma, and she tells of her personal experience influencing her decision to apply for this particular doctorate.

You can read the full blog here

PhD Studentship Opportunity in the West Midland: Hospital Preventable Mortality

CLAHRC West Midlands are pleased to offer this full-time 3yr PhD studentship opportunity as part of their Chronic disease (integrated and holistic care) Theme.

This studentship offers the chance to influence future NHS service developments and service quality improvement. 

Application deadline: 1 December 2015

For more information and how to apply, please see here 

Health Foundation films – The Power of People

The Health Foundation have launched a series of five films that show the power of people in improving healthcare. Stories included are: how the wellbeing of older care home residents is enhanced by making sure they are only prescribed the medicine they really need; and Flo, a simple system which uses text messages to support people to manage their own health and wellbeing. 

For more information about the films, please see out website 


National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) live webinar about their Fellowship Programme

Tuesday 8 December at 11:00 to 12:00

This webinar is aimed specifically at those who are applying for Round 9 of the NIHR Fellowship programme and those considering applying for Round 10 this time next year.

It will provide guidance on the application process, advice for interview and an opportunity for attendees to have their Fellowship questions answered by Senior Programme Managers at the NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre.

Please see more information on our website 

Improving Physical Health for People with Mental Health Conditions

23 February 2016

This conference takes a practical case study based approach to delivering parity of esteem through learning from organisations that have succeeded in addressing the challenge of improving the physical health of people with mental health conditions. Features on the agenda include:

  • Meeting unmet health need in people with mental health conditions
  • Involving and engaging service users in improving physical health
  • Treating problematic cannabis use
  • Reducing the physical health side effective of medication in mental health
Read more about the event here 

Eastern Academic Health Science Network (EAHSN) Patient Safety Collaborative (PSC) Learning Event


SAVE THE DATE: 26 and 27 April 2016

The EAHSN are pleased to share that they have booked their next PSC Learning Event for April 2016. Please hold the dates in your diaries and more information including agendas and registration details will be circulated in the new year.

Don't Forget

CLAHRC EoE Fellows Showcase Day 

Last chance to register!

3 December 2015
The Cambridge Belfry Hotel, Cambourne 

We are inviting all health and social care professionals, researchers, commissioners and service managers to our annual Fellows Showcase Event. An informative and enjoyable event, you will hear from both current and former fellows about their fellowship research projects and experiences. 

If you are considering applying for a CLAHRC Fellowship in the future, this is a great way to find out more and network with key people involved in the programme.

For more information and to book your free place, please see here

We look forward to seeing you there!

Mentoring Opportunity in our Clinical Academic Psychiatry Training scheme


Last chance to submit your interest!

Are you an academic looking to develop your mentoring skills?

We are looking for senior academics to mentor an ‘academic apprentice’ for a period of either 3 to 6 months, as part of our CLAHRC EoE Clinical Academic Psychiatry Training apprenticeship scheme 2016.

Aiming to build future research capacity in mental health, the scheme will introduce clinical research methodologies to junior doctors training to be psychiatrists. Apprenticeship content is decided by the mentor and could include Clinical research methodology and / or Clinical teaching.

Read here for more information about the scheme and how to submit your interest

Expressions of interest submission deadline: Friday 27 November 2015

Contact Us:

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