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Making PROGRESS improving mental health care 

Making PROGRESS to improve mental health care New results show that a scheme to reduce physical restraint and force in mental health inpatient settings has improved care and patient experiences. The findings come from the PROMISE (PROactive Management of Integrated Services and Environments) project which aimed to change culture and […]

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Speak Out Premier

Speak Out Premier A new short animated film premiered at Norwich Pride promoting the findings of SpeakOut – a national study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and questioning (LGBTQ) young people’s experiences of growing up in the care system. The research, led by Jeanette Cossar at the University of East […]

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NIHR and MRC Multimorbidity funding opportunity

NIHR and MRC Multimorbidity funding opportunity Multimorbidity in the UK population: understanding disease clustering The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) are issuing a joint call for research projects into disease clustering in multimorbidity. Awards of up to £600,000 (funders’ contribution) are available for […]

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How PPI changes professionals

How PPI changes professionals People with an interest in patient and public involvement (PPI) spend a lot of time talking about definitions. There is, for example, the question of whether members of the public should be described as “patients”, “service users” or “consumers”. Another question is whether they are “involved”, […]

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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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When are children and parents who have experienced domestic abuse ready to engage with child-centred support programmes?

When are children and parents who have experienced domestic abuse ready to engage with child-centred support programmes? Growing up in a household with domestic violence and abuse can affect children for the rest of their lives. Support programmes specifically aimed at children who have been exposed to abuse exist, but […]

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