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Research & Innovation

ELFT’s mission is to improve the quality of life for all we serve.  Our vision for the Research & Innovation (R&I) function in ELFT – as part of a broad innovation portfolio, encompassing Quality Improvement, service evaluations, trainees’ degree projects, right up to externally funded research grant programmes – is to work together with, and in support of, our care services’ objectives to continuously improve.

SAVE THE DATE: ELFT Research & Innovation Conference on 6 November 2024 from 2-5:30pm.

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ELFT R&I has established partnerships with academia to develop research ideas and studies themselves.

City, University of London

Within the university’s School of Health Sciences, the Trust collaborates primarily with academics from the below projects.

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Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

Within the university’s Institute for Population Health Sciences, we collaborate primarily with academics from the Centre for Psychiatry and Mental Health.


Maltepe University

An exciting new joint venture between ELFT and Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey led to the development and launch of a master programme (MA) in Clinical Psychology with Body Psychotherapy Certificate.

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