ARC EoE is following NIHR guidelines in our response to the COVID-19 crisis. All our applied research involving patients, care home residents and other people is paused except any focused on the prevention or management of COVID-19.

As a result, researchers in person-facing health, social care and other professions can be redirected to support the font line. The Fellowship programme has been extended to the end of 2021 to allow ARC fellows in provider organisations to remain connected beyond the crisis; the lecture series for implementation fellows continues to be streamed to a national audience; other elements of our capacity-building programme have also been adapted.

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