NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Words don’t come easy: identifying perinatal self-harm in healthcare records

Self-harm is a distressing and complex topic, and there are many different ways to define it. It can mean different things to different people, which can make it difficult to identify when someone needs support. This is a particularly serious issue for women during what’s known as ‘the perinatal period’ – a window of time encompassing pregnancy and the first year of their baby’s birth.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 5 Aug 2021

Knowing what we don’t know: How statistics can help autistic people to live their best life

Most of us struggle with uncertainty. When a child is formally diagnosed with autism, some certainty is provided to their parents, but they may still feel overwhelmed by questions, not least about their child’s future. Will they be able to find work and how independently will they be able to live? Will they be happy?

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 29 Jul 2021

NIHR Fellowship awarded to Dr Brendon Stubbs for research in persistent pain and serious mental illness

Dr Brendon Stubbs, Head of Physiotherapy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) and Senior Clinical Lecturer at the IoPPN, has been awarded a new five year National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Advanced Fellowship of £916,000.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Jul 2021

COVID-19 variant vaccine begins recruiting in south London

Volunteers in south London are being asked to take part in a study using an Oxford/AstraZeneca variant vaccine, aimed at preventing the Beta COVID-19 variant.

By NIHR King's Clinical Research Facility at 7 Jul 2021

Global ALS/MND recognition Day

Today, Monday 21st of June, marks the Global Day of Recognition for AMD/MND. To mark this, we discuss MND research happening at the King's CRF with Lead Research Nurse Theresa and a participant on one of the trials.

By NIHR King's Clinical Research Facility at 17 Jun 2021