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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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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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Early-Stage Innovation Centered on Making for Youth Mental Health: A Design-Led Approach

“Early-Stage Innovation Centered on Making for Youth Mental Health: A Design-Led Approach” In his recent publication, Nick Bell (Chair of Communication Design,University of the Arts London) presents the action-research of ‘Early Lab’, an early-stage design practice working to support social innovation. Nick co-founded Early Lab, which has spent the last three years […]

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HSRUK Conference: Call open for Abstracts and Sessions

HSRUK Conference 2018: Call open for Abstracts and Sessions Deadline: 2 March 2018 HSRUK are calling for abstract and session proposals for their 2018 conference being held on 4th and 5th July in Nottingham. Call for individual abstracts (presentation and/or poster) – themes include: access and equity; commissioning; mental health; integrated […]

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Mindfulness training reduces stress during exam time – findings from a randomised controlled trial

“Provision of mindfulness training could be an effective component of a wider student mental health strategy” CLAHRC EoE is pleased to announce the publication of the ‘Mindfulness Student Study’ in the Lancet Public Health. The University of Cambridge and CLAHRC EoE supported randomised controlled study has found that mindfulness training […]

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MQ: Transforming mental health Fellows Award

MQ: Transforming mental health Fellows Award Funding amount: £225,000 The Fellows Award supports the best and brightest early career scientists and clinicians as they establish their independence. We support researchers, from all disciplines, around the world who are asking challenging questions that will contribute to transformative advances in mental health […]

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