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New service in south London reduces hospital readmissions for people with bipolar disorder

A new specialist programme at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) has been shown to significantly reduce the rate of hospital readmissions for people with bipolar disorder, in an early-stage audit funded by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Nov 2018

Ten BRC researchers & academics among most cited in the world

Clarivate Analytics today published its annual Highly Cited Researchers list. Now in its fifth year, the citation analysis identifies the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe - those who have consistently won recognition in the form of high citation counts over a decade. King’s College London has 24 entries in this year’s list, with 18 of those working at the IoPPN and 10 affiliated with the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Nov 2018

Improving dementia care and treatment saves thousands of pounds in care homes

Improving staff training in care homes and reducing reliance on harmful medications saves thousands of pounds per year, as well as improving quality of life and reducing agitation in dementia, new research has demonstrated.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Nov 2018

CRIS blog: Do long-term prescriptions of multiple antipsychotics contribute to the reduced life expectancy of patients with serious mental illness?

Dr Giouliana Kadra is a postdoctoral research associate at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Nov 2018

CRIS blog: The future of psychiatry research

Dr Karyn AyreNIHR Academic Clinical Fellow at King's College London, was awarded second prize in the in the 2018 Duncan Macmillan essay prize competition for her essay “The future of psychiatry research” which argued for new digital methodologies to be used in psychiatry research in order to improve the links between research data and the lived experience of people with mental health problems. We have republished her essay as a CRIS blog post.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Nov 2018
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