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A collaboration of leading applied health researchers across Oxford and the Thames Valley has received £9m of funding from the National Institute for Health Research to make sure that the area's patients benefit from innovative new treatments and techniques.

The NIHR Collaboration for Applied Health Research and Care Oxford will be led by Professor Richard Hobbs, Head of Oxford University's Department of Primary Care Health Sciences with colleagues from the university's Medical Sciences Division, in particular researchers at the Department of Psychiatry. The collaboration will work closely with the users of research, including clinicians, patients, commissioners, and the public.

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