AIM-CISC is a three-year research programme looking into multiple long-term health conditions (MLTCs) in the UK. As the population grows and people are living longer, the impact of MLTCs on both the population and the health and care system intensifies. This project aims to produce a detailed picture of MLTCs in the United Kingdom - how they present in individuals and through families, the influence that place and community has on MLTCs, and how people with MLTCs are treated by the health services. The results of this research can be used to inform future strategies in dealing with this issue.
AIM-CISC is funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research. Reference number: NIHR202639
Clustering of MLTCs in individuals
Genomics of MLTC clustering
MLTC clustering in communities and places
Developing AI tools to devise interventions
Providing oversight and advice.
Providing input from people with multi-morbidities.
This project uses data from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD), a database of anonymised patient data from GP practices around the UK. The AIM-CISC multi-study license with CPRD enables us to obtain data for other researchers.
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Links to research outputs from the programme will be published here.