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Archive for November, 2014

Funding success for PenCLAHRC projects

Posted on November 17th 2014
in Project update

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A number of PenCLAHRC-supported projects are currently celebrating funding success.


REhabilitation TRAINing (ReTrain) is a stroke rehabilitation project looking to improve the quality of life of long-term stroke survivors. It is an exercise rehabilitation programme that has been developed based on expert guidelines and an approach called ARNI (Action for Rehabilitation from Neurological Injury), involving techniques and strategies to help patients readjust to the consequences of their stroke and regain participation in the community. The idea for the research originally came from a stroke survivor and stroke survivors have been heavily involved in the development of the project.

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NIHR CLAHRC response to the NHS Five Year Forward View

Posted on November 12th 2014
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NIHR CLAHRC response to the NHS Five Year Forward View

The NIHR CLAHRCs have responded to the recent publication of the NHS Five Year Forward View report by NHS England:

NIHR CLAHRCs support the vision set out for the English NHS in the NHS Five Year Forward View (5YFV), published 23 October 2014.

5YFV has been acclaimed both across national media and within health and social care for the clarity with which it articulates not simply why change is needed but also what that change might look like. NIHR CLAHRCs welcome the opportunity that it provides for a reasoned debate about the future of English health and social care.

It is of course...

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