Publications

Here you can find all our ARC BITEs, which are easy to read A5 summaries of our research projects. You can also see our latest email newsletters and other publications.

ARC West email newsletter – May 2022

NEWSLETTER

In this edition: New video giving social media mental health advice to young people; How to make embedded researcher roles work; Celebrating our halfway point in numbers; Plus much more

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ARC West email newsletter – March 2022

NEWSLETTER

In this edition: Celebrating our halfway point with a look at our #ARCimpacts; Round-up from our public involvement ads seminar; Tracking the rise in prescribing for anxiety in UK primary care

Read ARC West email newsletter – March 2022

ARC West email newsletter – February 2022

NEWSLETTER

In this edition: Seminar on creating better public involvement ads; Improving fragmented care for people with multiple long-term conditions; How can schools help prevent childhood obesity?

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ARC West email newsletter – December 2021

NEWSLETTER

In this edition: John Macleod on the highs of 2021; Online consultations can disadvantage patients and create more work; Pharmacies could play crucial role in supporting victims of domestic abuse

Read ARC West email newsletter – December 2021

ARC West email newsletter – November 2021

NEWSLETTER

In this edition: Testing for coeliac disease; Rapid sexual health service welcomed; School discipline and pupil mental health; Impact of remote consultations on clinicians; Data sharing project to protect vulnerable children; “It takes a village to raise a researcher”

Read ARC West email newsletter – November 2021

ARC West email newsletter – September 2021

NEWSLETTER

In this edition: Peer-led meetings after pain management programmes; ARC West longer courses move online; Co-creating communications with patient and public groups

Read ARC West email newsletter – September 2021

What causes delays in discharging frail older patients from hospital?

ARC BITE

There are often delays in discharging elderly and frail patients from hospital. These delays can be upsetting for patients and families, and cost the NHS around £820 million a year. We wanted to find out what happens on hospital wards that might lead to delays in discharge. We also wanted to explore how to help hospital and community staff use our recommended improvements.

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The legacy of the CLAHRCs 2014-19 – 5 years of NIHR-funded applied health research

ABOUT ARC

This publication compiles key research projects from the NIHR Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRCs).

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ARC West email newsletter – July 2021

NEWSLETTER

In this edition: Interleukin-6 antagonists improve outcomes in hospitalised COVID patients; Understanding hidden causes of delays in discharging frail older people from hospital; £2.8m programme on mental health outcomes for care-experienced young people

Read ARC West email newsletter – July 2021

ARC West email newsletter – May 2021

NEWSLETTER

In this edition: John Macleod’s spring blog; open access co-production book launches; reporting of possible cancer indicators to GPs during first COVID wave; Rosie Davies reflects on 20 years in PPI; challenges of co-produced research; maternity study informs new QI toolkit

Read ARC West email newsletter – May 2021