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Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health, Research and Care

Volume 486: debated on Monday 12 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what progress has been made on the work of Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health, Research and Care; and if he will make a statement. (245767)

Nine of the national health service and university partnerships that earlier this year bid for collaboration for leadership in applied health research and care (CLAHRC) status were successful. Their National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funding began on 1 October 2008 and is for a period of five years.

An evaluation of the CLAHRC initiative is being commissioned via the NIHR service delivery and organisation programme. Details are available at:

www.sdo.nihr.ac.uk/currentcalls.html