PPP Grant Trust boosts health research

Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

In its first full year of grant making, PPP Healthcare Medical Trust has awarded almost £9 million to help improve healthcare in the UK. The Trust makes grants to charities, research organisations and educational institutions and operates two themed programmes, two career development programmes and a number of additional awards. The Trust’s Older People programme supports work that defers or prevents the onset of disabling conditions, or the need for long term care or acute hospitalisation among older people, and more than £700,000 was awarded, representing seven grants. These grants included: # £98,000 over two years to the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, for the development and testing of a quality of life measure in old age, for use in the community with older people and their carers. # £97,000 to the University of Leeds School of Medicine to look at the role of genetics in a rheumatic disease affecting older people. # £96,000 over two years to the University of Sussex for a project ass

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