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Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care West Midlands

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The funding for the NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) West Midlands ended on 30 September 2019.
This site will remain live until all of our ongoing research projects are finalised (projected end date September 2020).

Other projects have been transferred to the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) West Midlands at:

NIHR CLAHRC West Midlands


NIHR CLAHRC West Midlands was a five-year initiative (2014-2019) funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and matched funds provided by local health and social services. The initiative builds on the successful CLAHRC for Birmingham and Black Country pilot with a mission to create lasting and effective partnerships across health and social care organisations, universities (Birmingham, Keele and Warwick) to improve the services we can deliver for patient benefit.

CLAHRC Features

News Blog

CLAHRC WM publishes a fortnightly blog combining news and thought-provoking, enlightening blog posts from our Director and Co-Directors.


News and Events

Here you can discover up-to-date news and events from the CLAHRC West Midlands.


Latest News

click to see all news

CLAHRC on YouTube

Our YouTube channel aims to engage patients and the public in the work that the CLAHRC West Midlands initiative are doing.

National Impact

Find out more about how the CLAHRC WM's research has made a difference both locally and nationally.



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Patient & Public Involvement

We aim to involve patients and the public in all our research activities.



Learn more about our findings with our bite-size research summaries.



Click the image to download our current list of projects or visit our theme pages.



Service Themes
Maternity and Child Health Youth Mental Health Prevention and Detection of Diseases Chronic Diseases
Cross-cutting Themes
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