NIHR CLAHRC Oxford Begins: A five year programme of collaborative applied health and care research
In a UK first, patients of the Oxford Cancer Centre get help with depression and other psychological problems as a result of the CLAHRC Oxford supported research.
KEY PUBLICATION: Integrated care package for depressed cancer patients 'strikingly effective' – publication in The Lancet
GUIDELINES: SARAH programme for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis of the hand is included in NICE guidelines
AWARDS: Theme lead, Professor Michael Sharpe, wins Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine award for his work integrating mental and physical care.
GUIDELINES: Back Skills Training (BeST) programme included into NICE Guidelines for treatment of low back pain.
PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT: Diet researchers take part in Oxfordshire Science Festival, and discuss nutrition through hands-on activities.
POLICY: CLAHRC Oxford Supported researchers present evidence to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Suicide and Self-harm Prevention.
KEY PUBLICATION: Moderate to high intensity exercise does not slow cognitive decline in people with dementia – Publication in the British MEdical Journal.
IN THE MEDIA: 'The big crash diet experiment.' The BBC worked with CLAHRC Oxford researchers Professors Susan Jebb and Paul Aveyard to put the latest research on "crash dieting" to the test.
POLICY: CLAHRC Oxford-supported study informs NHS action. Hundreds of thousands of people get help to battle obesity and Type 2 diabetes under radical new NHS plans to trial very low calorie diets.
KEY PUBLICATION: How do patient reported outcome measures support clinician-patient communication and patient care? Published in the Journal of Patient-Reported Outcomes.
KEY PUBLICATION: Low calorie meal replacements are a cost-effective routine treatment for obesity in the NHS. Published in the Journal ‘Obesity’
NIHR CLAHRC Oxford Programme closes. Building on its successes, the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Oxford and Thames Valley launches, a £9 million programme.