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Clinically effective and saves money – high-intensity liaison intervention for people at risk of psychosis

An NIHR funded study, recently published in the The Lancet Psychiatry, assessed if increased liaison between primary and secondary care improves the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of detection of people with, or at high risk of developing, a first psychotic illness. The Liaison and Education in General Practices (LEGs) study, led by Principal […]

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Research Methods courses from NatCen Learning: Autumn 2015

NatCen Learning, an independent social research agency are pleased to announce that their Autumn 2015 open course programme on research methods is available for booking. Highlights include: basic statistical analysis for the social sciences survey sampling questionnaire design and qualitative courses. The open workshops are taught by experienced applied researchers drawing […]

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Travelling fellowships for community-based mental health

The Mental Health Foundation has teamed up with the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust to provide an exciting programme of travelling fellowships in 2016. The fellowships will directly support British citizens who want to travel overseas to gain knowledge, experience and best practice to benefit others in their UK professions and communities and […]

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Benefits Advice Service for involvement from the NIHR

Benefits Advice Service for involvement Members of the public who are in receipt of welfare benefits and are offered payment for involvement need to consider how the payment might affect their benefits. This new confidential service provided by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) in partnership with others, has expert knowledge and […]

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NSPCC report: Achieving Emotional Wellbeing for Looked After Children

Achieving emotional wellbeing for looked after children: A whole system approach – new report from the NSPCC The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has released this latest report, published June 2015. Authors: Louise Bazalgette, Tom Rahilly and Grace Trevelyan Research has shown that children in care are […]

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Dr Alex Komashie wins HSRN Symposium Improvement Science Award!

Best Improvement Science at the HRSN Symposium, awarded to Dr Alex Komahsie  Congratulations go to Dr Alex Komashie, (CLAHRC EoE Research Associate, Patient Safety Theme) for winning this year’s Health Services Network (HSRN) Symposium Best Improvement Science Award.   Alex presented his research on ‘An integrated model of patient and staff […]

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HRA Approval phased roll out – latest update

HRA announces 10 August as start date for next phased roll out of HRA Approval The HRA began the phased roll out of HRA Approval on 11 May 2015 for NHS staff research that does not require review by an NHS Research Ethics Committee. The HRA has announced that the […]

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NICE online learning tool for healthcare professionals

New NICE online learning tool for healthcare professionals involved in the care of people with psychosis, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder NICE has launched a new online learning tool, “Severe mental illness: prescribing and monitoring antipsychotics” in a series of online learning, to help put NICE guidelines into practice. Developed by […]

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