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About us

About us

Research in East London has influenced public and professional debates on policy and clinical issues in mental health care on local, national and international levels.

Research in East London has influenced public and professional debates on policy and clinical issues in mental health care on local, national and international levels.

Are you interested in learning about the latest evidence generated from research taking place in ELFT?

SUGAR (Service User and Carer Group Advising on Research) was founded in 2009 by Professors Alan Simpson and Len Bowers, and their colleagues in mental health nursing research at City University London.

ELFT has a dedicated research team which provides support to a range of research studies which are part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) portfolio. We are here to help you throughout the research process!

See the latest news about research taking place in East London and our wider community.

Research studies have explored a whole range of topics and specialisms, including COVID-19 studies, research exploring psychological therapies, eating disorders, working with children and adolescents and many more.