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ESRC Leadership Fellow for mental health research – applications open

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)* is inviting applications for a Leadership Fellow to provide intellectual leadership and strategic advice in the priority area of mental health. The ESRC research priority in mental health seeks to highlight the vital role social science research can play in addressing the challenges around […]

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NIHR Signal: Research shows education and support for GPs helps in early intervention of Psyhosis

The NIHR Dissemination Centre has written a summary of key research in the early intervention of psychotic disorders  The Liaison with Education and General Practices (LEGS) trial, part of an NIHR funded research programme, has found that a tailored education session doubled the early identification and referral of people with, […]

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CLAHRC supported Early Intervention research included in NICE Guidelines

  New NICE guidelines include CLAHRC supported research on early intervention in Psychosis  Originating under CLAHRC Cambridge and Peterborough, the research looked at the epidemiology and the heterogeneity in the incidence of psychotic disorders. The findings were translated into an online tool called PsyMaptic, and have been included in new guidelines from […]

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Multi-million Research Programme led by disabled people – call for applications

Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning (DRILL) – Call for applications for multi million research programme led by disabled people. DRILL are calling for applications to fund research and pilot projects which will find out how disabled people, and those with long term conditions can live independently. The following are invited to apply: Disabled […]

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Travelling Fellowships 2017 from Winston Churchill Memorial Trust – open to applications

Applications are now open for 2017 Travelling Fellowships funded by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust funds fellows to investigate ground-breaking practice in other countries and return with innovative ideas for the benefit of people in the UK. In particular, they support those who would not normally be able to take time […]

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Awards for Positive Practice in Mental Health 2016

Positive Practice Awards 2016 – Nominations Now Open The Positive Practice in Mental Health is a user-led collaborative involving seventy organisations, including: Service user groups; NHS Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups; Police Forces; Third sector providers; and front line charities. The group identifies and share positive practice in mental health services by working together across organisations and sectors. They also work to […]

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The Mindful Student Study

Project title The Mindful Student Study Type of research The Mindful Student Study is the first randomised study of mindfulness delivered to University students in the UK, and one of the largest studies to be undertaken internationally. It therefore has the potential to be influential in the commissioning of new […]

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‘Seven Steps Guide towards a Mentally Healthy Organisation’

The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Mental Health have just launched their ‘Seven Steps Guide towards a Mentally Healthy Organisation’. Mental health problems affect many employees, and an increasing number of businesses agree that investing in a mentally healthy workforce is good business. Where successful, measures taken to support employees’ mental well-being can have […]

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PROMISE (PROactive Management of Integrated Services and Environments) wins National Patient Experience Award

PROMISE (PROactive Management of Integrated Services and Environments) wins National Patient Experience Award CLAHRC funded project PROMISE run by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) was selected as winner of the highly competitive ‘Strengthening the Foundations’ category at Patient Experience Network National Awards (PENNA). PROMISE listed over 200 ‘bottom-up front-line’ initiatives in 2014 […]