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R & D Newsletters

Winter 2020/21

  • Sir Michael Marmot on the research that pinpoints health inequalities
  • Steve Pilling on opening pathways to BAME mental health services
  • Emmanuel Rollings-Kamara on how diversity breeds confidence
  • Black female researchers call for academia to help spread inclusion
  • Vanessa Apea on developing and encouraging BAME role models
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Spring 2019

  • Hopes rest on AI detecting early signs of breakdown
  • Mental health experts share UCL institute’s umbrella
  • Regional accent emphasises strengths of inspection
  • Whitehall slow to act on policy unit’s speedy start
  • Major grants boost development of new ways to tackle dementia
  • Child speech therapy trial aims for empowerment
  • Pathways to training opportunities
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Spring 2019

  • Playing the Long Game: Boost for research in NHS 10-year plan
  • Nick Lemoine: Influence of CRN spreads far and wide
  • Shared Ambition: Patients given frontline role in studies
  • Untangling the Web: Judith Stephenson on pregnancy choices
  • Attractive options: "Smear" campaign given a positive spin
  • Q&A Brexit Anxieties: Martin McKee's fears over leaving the EU
  • Power of Participation: Service users' pride of place in research
  • plus training and funding opportunities
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Autumn 2018

  • Future of Research: Dame Anne Johnson on Health 2040
  • Tale of an NHS Timeline: Seventy years of being the best
  • An Age-Old Enemy: Rob Howard on dementia care
  • Hard Road to Rehab: Helen Killaspy on ‘virtual asylums’
  • The Sexual Revolution: Claudia Estcourt on changing attitudes
  • Out of Harm’s Way: Young people and mental health
  • The Cinderella Science: Anne Lingford-Hughes on addiction
  • Picture of Health: Life-saving power of clinical trials
  • plus training and funding opportunities
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Spring 2018

  • Word on the Street: Core work helps tackle gang violence
  • Q&A Andrew Hayward: Harnessing the power of Big Data
  • Priceless Histories: Patient records and the mortality gap
  • Profile Richard Watt: Biting into health inequalities
  • Burst of Activity: New therapy targets depression
  • Homing in on Neglect: Study highlights care home abuse
  • plus training and funding opportunities
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Winter 2017/18

  • Breaking Barriers: Support for new South Asian mums
  • Q&A Mike Crowford: New view on personality disorder
  • Profile Brynmor Lloyd-Evans: Fine balance of policy and science
  • High-Impact Hopes: Sexual health trial targets HIV rates
  • Help to Beat Obesity: Mind matters in bariatric outcomes
  • Prime Movers: UCL unit's clinical trials successes
  • plus training and funding opportunities
research matters winter 2017/18

Autumn 17

  • Pill-on-a-string: early detection of throat cancer
  • Q&A Glyn Lewis: Uplifting approach to mental health
  • Profile Paul Ramchandani: Power of LEGO and child's play
  • Positive images: How video can aid parenting skills
  • Cluster Boom: Barnet boosts GP research skills
  • Changing TACK: New app can help lift depression
  • plus training and funding opportunities
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Spring 2017

  • Women’s Cancer Boost: Developing an early warning system
  • Clearing Up Confusion: Delirium and dementia links
  • Profile Angela Hassiotis: Champion of intellectual disability
  • Q&A Dr Kamaldeep Bhui: Healthy approach to radicalisation
  • Genes May Bring Ill Luck: GPs lead South Asian health study
  • Winning Formula: West London R&D team success
  • plus training and funding opportunities
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Winter 2016/17

  • Alzheimer’s Hype: ‘Game changer’ drugs fail trial
  • Acute Awareness: New look at mental health crises
  • The Avatar Effect: Virtual reality in depression therapy
  • Profile Dr Sarah Yardley: Moving tales of palliative care
  • Word to the Wise: Shedding lights on statins debate
  • A Woman of Substance: Researcher’s breakthrough role
  • plus training and funding opportunities
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Autumn 2016

  • Mental Health Care for Refugees: Evidence and recommendations for good practice
  • WHO event explores the future of mental health care
  • Care Planning and Care Coordination in Community Mental Health: What makes it collaborative, recovery-focused and personalised?
  • Burnout syndrome among psychiatric trainees
  • Social networks of patients with psychosis
  • Can mental health interventions change social networks?
  • Supporting patients with Medically Unexplained Symptoms (MUS): an innovative care pathway piloted in     primary care
  • Double take on research quality
  • Adolescent Sibling Groups within a CAMHS Disability Service: Service User Perspectives
  • Studies recruiting: Volunteering in Mental Health Care for People with Psychosis plus: Upcoming Events and New Publications
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Summer 2016

  • Open to Influence: Researchers escape ‘gagging clause’
  • Brexit Backlash: Concerns about referendum impact
  • Cutting-edge Chaos: London’s social psychiatry elite
  • Profile Prof Claudia Estcourt: Apps and happy outcomes
  • Positive Attitudes: Reducing mental health relapses
  •  Harnessing Powers: Primary care research forum
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Spring 2016

  • Cutting dementia risk: Project to identify the warning signs
  • What causes wellness? Link between poverty and poor health
  • Profile Dr Fiona Nolan: Promoting the research role of nurses
  • Show of strength: Focus on major mental health studies
  • Primary inspiration: Crucial support for service delivery
  •  VIP Treatment: Help for older victims of crime
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Winter 2015/16

  • HIV Game-changer: Drug trial points to lower risk
  • Profile Helen Killaspy: Creative support on the sidelines
  • Matter of Principals: Call for research investigators
  • Q&A Anne Lingford-Hughes: Unblocking the road to recovery
  • Double take on quality: Sponsorship and Compliance
  • Time for Action: Hypertension counterattack
  • Alternative standpoint: Homeopathy faces threat
R&D newsletter winter 2015

Winter 2015

  • What is meant by reciprocity in professional – service user relationships?
  • Streetwise; using serious gaming to support preparation for discharge from secure forensic mental health services
  • HRA Approval is coming!
  • Are helpful treatments for PTSD available in Europe?
  • City/ELFT researchers at 21st International Network of Psychiatric Nursing Research Conference
  • What it means to be a Principal Investigator and how Noclor can support staff who want to be one
  • Financial incentives to improve adherence to antipsychotic depot medication: Does it change over time
  • ELFT Service User and Carer Research Group now up and running
  • Studies recruiting: How can a positive self-help technology be used for depression & anxiety?
  • plus: Upcoming Events and New Publications
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Summer 2015

  • Psychological interventions in people with HIV disease
  • Are group psychotherapeutic treatments effective for patients with schizophrenia?
  • Medication administration errors on mental health wards
  • Modelling clinical decision-making for high-risk offenders using Bayesian Networks
  • Cognitive therapy for Paranoid, Schizotypal, and Schizoid Personality Disorders
  • SUGAR invites you to enter the Dragons’ Den!
  • Studies recruiting: Interested in volunteering as a companion to a person with mental illness?
  • Plus: Upcoming Events and New Publications
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Spring 2015

  • The political mission of psychiatry
  • Clinicians' experiences of offering financial incentives to patients to increase their adherence to anti-psychotic medication
  • ENRICH peer support for discharge NIHR research programme
  • Continuity across inpatient and outpatient mental health care or specialisation of teams?
  • Can online social networking help patients to increase their social contacts?
  • The inter-relationship between mood, self-esteem and response styles in adolescent offspring of bipolar parents
  • Studies recruiting: It's OK to ask about clinical research
  • plus: Upcoming Events and New Publications
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Winter 2014/15

  • Participation in life in advanced older age
  • Mental health care in Immigration Removal Centres
  • Study to investigate diabetes care in people with severe mental illness
  • Are psychiatric bed removals related to increasing prison population rates?
  • Developing a positive psychology app for common mental health conditions
  • Nine out of ten people would be willing to take part in clinical research
  • Building capacity for case studies - a new initiative for ELFT
  • Dr Catherine Carr awarded NIHR/HEE Clinical Leadership
  • Studies recruiting: The Neuropsychological Profile of Early-Onset Obsessive-Complusive Disorder
  • Plus: Upcoming Events and New Publications
R&D newsletter winter 2015

Autumn 2014

  • Are some clinicians just better than others?
  • What can facilitate (or hinder) family involvement in mental health care?
  • Psychiatric and psychosocial morbidity before and after surgical treatment for refractory epilepsy
  • A sweet future of patient & public involvement in research ensured
  • Millfields Unit: The only quantitative evidence of efficacy to emerge from the DSPD programme?
  • European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees: a key stakeholder for psychiatric training in Europe
  • plus: Upcoming Events and New Publications
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Summer 2014

  • Treatments can focus on resources rather than deficits of patients
  • SUGAR Wins National Public Engagement Award
  • Changes to booking and submission of NHS RECs
  • Carers' Involvement in Acute Mental Health Treatment
  • Understanding conduct disorder: The ways in which mothers attempt to make sense of their children's behaviour
  • Serious Gaming in Forensic Mental Health
  • Adverse events and deterioration reported by participants in a trial of therapies for CFS
  • plus: Upcoming Events and New Publications
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Spring 2014

  • Sugar coated: Service user and carer collaboration in mental health nursing research
  • Duration of untreated psychosis in adolescents: Ethnic differences and clinical profiles
  • New research planned in diabetes self-management
  • East London joins the noclor partnership
  • Involving Service Users and Carers in Research
  • After Cancer: Surviving or Living
  • Recent Publications
R&D newsletter spring 2014

Winter 2013/14

  • Financial Incentives to Improve Adherence to Antipsychotic Maintenance Medication
  • Can DBT Keep People out of Hospital?
  • Wanted: Research Study Participants
  • Predicting Future Violence among Individuals with Psychopathy
  • Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders and Associations between Adult ADHD and Population Violence
  • Developing Nonverbal Group Therapies
  • Services Fail to Treat Prisoners with Schizophrenia
  • The COFI Project
  • plus: Upcoming Events and New Publications
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Spring 2013

  • East London Connects to the World - WHO Collaborating Centre
  • Social Relationships in Schizophrenia
  • Patient-Clinical Communication
  • Mental Health Care Following War
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes and Experiences
  • Trends in Institutionalised Psychiatric Care
  • Mental Health Care for Marginalised Groups
  • Developing Novel Non-Verbal Therapies
  • Upcoming Events
  • New Publications
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Autumn 2012

  • Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Assessments and admissions during the first six years of a UK medium secure DSPD service
  • The INFORM Project: A Service User-Led Research Endeavour
  • High Prevalence of Childhood Diabetes
  • Nonverbal communication in schizophrenia: A 3-D motion-capture analysis
  • Smoking cessation and serious mental illness
  • Time to end the distinction between mental and neurological illnesses
  • Tenth Annual East London Mental Health Research Presentation Day
  • Upcoming events
  • New Publications
R&D newsletter winter 2012

Summer 2012

  • Mental Health Care for Socially Marginalised Groups
  • Improving Access to Health Care for Difficult to Reach Groups
  • Personality Disorder - Does It Exist in Adolescents?
  • Do young people with HIV feel stigmatised as a result of their status?
  • Family Care Givers Experience of Hospital Admission
  • Long term Impact of War on Healthcare Costs
  • Group Music Therapy with people with PTSD
  • Recent publications
R&D newsletter summer 2012

Spring 2012

  • Evaluating body psychotherapy as a treatment for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia
  • Dancing Down Memory Lane
  • Patient experience – the ingredient missing from cost-effectiveness calculations
  • Streamlining Research Ethics Review
  • Exploring the link between treatment satisfaction and symptoms
  • Mental Health Research in the NHS: The Bottom Line
  • Upcoming events
  • New Publications
R&D newsletter spring 2012

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