The programme, led by world-class researchers, was developed through extensive consultation with our partners and the public.
Following a successful five year pilot, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) awarded funding to 13 Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRCs) across England.
CLAHRC East Midlands will receive £28 million in funding for a period of five years (2013-18). It will improve patient outcomes by conducting research of local relevance and international quality into five main areas:
CLAHRC East Midlands will build on the achievements of the CLAHRCs for Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland and Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire (NDL) in bringing together health providers, commissioners, patient groups, health and research networks, life science industries and academic institutions to support the NHS to meet local priorities.
The legacy of CLAHRCs NDL and LNR is a wealth of expertise in prevention and management of chronic disease, public and mental health, and implementation and improvement science.
CLAHRC EM covers 6 counties and over 4.5 million people.
For further details visit: www.clahrc-em.nihr.ac.uk