HEaLeD: Hospital Experiences of Adults with Learning Disabilities

Project title HEaLeD: Hospital Experiences of Adults with Learning Disabilities Type of research Mixed quantitative and qualitative methods Background and scientific rationale The HEALeD study uses mixed quantitative and qualitative methods to characterise the experiences of adults with learning disabilities (LD), their caregivers, and the healthcare workers who look after […]

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IMPRoving Outcomes for children exposed to domestic ViolencE (IMPROVE)

Project title: IMPRoving Outcomes for children exposed to domestic ViolencE (IMPROVE): A scoping study and evidence synthesis Type of research: Mixed Methods evidence synthesis Background & rationale: Domestic violence and abuse (DVA) is threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between adults who are relatives, partners or ex-partners. Exposure to DVA during […]

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Supporting LGBTQ Young People In Care: co-devising research-led training materials for multi-professional practice.

Supporting LGBTQ Young People In Care: co-devising research-led training materials for multi-professional practice. Type of research Implementation: process evaluation of co-producing research-led training materials with PPI members and stakeholders. Background & Scientific Rationale  This project follows on from a national ESRC funded study called the Speak Out Study: https://www.uea.ac.uk/speakout, which […]

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Reflections on Patient and Public Involvement in the PROMISE Project: By Lorna Rouse & Sarah Rae

Reflections on Patient and Public Involvement in the PROMISE Project What is PROMISE? PROMISE (PROactive Management of Integrated Services and Environments) is a CLAHRC affiliated initiative within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust which aims to provide staff and service users with a toolkit to support their journey towards eliminating […]

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Imaginator: A pilot study for a brief technology-based intervention to reduce self-harm in young people, harnessing mental imagery

Project Title: Imaginator: A pilot study for a brief technology-based intervention to reduce self-harm in young people, harnessing mental imagery Background & Strength of Scientific Evidence: Self-harm (up to 10% of 15-16 year old in UK) has substantial personal impacts and costs on the NHS. In Cambridgeshire self-harm is a […]

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Impact of Patient and Public Involvement (PPI): Completing the Feedback Cycle

Impact of Patient and Public Involvement (PPI): Completing the Feedback Cycle New Guidance for Researchers: Feedback 2018 Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in Research: Feedback from Researchers to PPI contributors Download the guidance here Guidance for Researchers PPI Feedback 2018 If you would like more information, PPI Feedback Forms or help in […]

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Mental Health Screening Programme in primary schools

Project title Theoretical and practical development of a prototype school based Mental Health Screening Programme to be delivered in primary schools. Type of research Applied health research Background and rationale for new research Poor mental health amongst children and young people has sparked a national conversation1. At odds with the […]