National Institute for Health Research
Collaboration for Leadership in
Applied Health Research and Care –

Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire
University of Nottingham
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This legacy website is no longer maintained with the latest information. CLAHRC NDL ended in December 2013.

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With the expertise provided in each of our research themes, we are:

  • Carrying out high quality applied research into health and social care
  • Ensuring that knowledge gained is used to improve  services
  • Reducing inequalities in access to care across the Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire
  • Building capacity to plan and implement evidence-based changes to care pathways
  • Promoting knowledge transfer between researchers, patients/carers and the NHS

Our Research -
Clinical Themes 




Research projects have been selected in the Mental Health theme to be service-facing by improving standard clinical care to externally set best practice standards or enhance care through innovation. All studies meet East Midlands Darzi Review Priorities.

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Our Stroke Rehabilitation theme aims to increase the capacity of the stroke rehabilitation community to engage with and apply research findings. We aim to improve the delivery of care and evidence-based stroke rehabilitation services for stroke survivors.

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Our Children and Young People theme (CYPT) undertakes a range of projects aimed at improving young people's mental health and promoting healthy behaviours. We focus on early intervention, disruptive behaviour problems and obesity.

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Our Primary Care studies inform preventative and management interventions for chronic illness in primary care, and aim to improve service effectiveness. All studies address important local issues for service development and public health.

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The growing population of older people is one of the greatest challenges facing health and social care. In March 2011, the CLAHRC adopted a fifth theme which  encompasses Older People’s Health and Wellbeing.

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Our Research Into Practice PeopLE (RIPPLE) programme was launched in 2012 and has so far enabled 28 allied healthcare professionals to undertake research or service reviews that have helped improve care pathways and patient experiences.

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Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care - Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire


Institute of Mental Health
University of Nottingham Innovation Park
Triumph Road

Telephone: 0115 823 1253