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Volunteering and International Psychiatry Special Interest Group (VIPSIG) Annual Conference: A Blog by Dr Felix Clay 

Volunteering and International Psychiatry Special Interest Group (VIPSIG) Annual Conference: A Blog by Dr Felix Clay I’m currently undertaking a six-month NIHR CLAHRC funded Academic Apprenticeship having completed my Core Psychiatry Medical Training. As part of my placement I’m undertaking a systematic review of the literature on the use of Virtual Reality […]

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Public Engagement in Research Award

Public Engagement in Research Award Blog by Dr Anna Spathis, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Associate Specialty Director in Palliative Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine and Dr Stephen Barclay, University Senior Lecturer in Palliative Care, University of Cambridge, Principal Investigator, Collaboration for Applied Health Research and Care East of England […]

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Reflections on being involved in dementia research as a former carer. A blog by John Thurman

Reflections on being involved in dementia research as a former carer. A blog by John Thurman* During the day between attending a conference with members of the DEMCOM research team, and writing this blog, I visited my sister Catherine in her new care home. Her dementia is severe: she’s lost […]

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What do Dementia Friendly Communities (DFCs) offer people diagnosed with young onset dementia (YOD)? A blog by Dr Andrea Mayrhofer

What do Dementia Friendly Communities (DFCs) offer people diagnosed with young onset dementia (YOD)? A blog by Dr Andrea Mayrhofer When people are diagnosed with dementia under the age of 65 the condition is referred to as Young Onset Dementia (YOD). In the UK, approximately 5% of people living with dementia (n=42,500) […]

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