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UK Disability History Month - an interview with Naomi

UK Disability History Month was the 18 November - 18 December. To mark this, Chifundo and Eleanor from the King's Clinical Research Facility interviewed Adult Nursing student Naomi, who has just finished her placement at the Facility and is just the second deaf nursing student to have trained at King's College London. 

 

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 17 Dec 2021

What can research tell us about engaging adolescent boys into school-based mental health workshops?

As we come to the end of Men’s Health Awareness month (Movember) we turn our attention to the start of the male relationship with mental health and how we can offer support to boys and teenagers.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Nov 2021

The silent and widely impacting cost of Vulvodynia: lessons learned and future recommendations

Multiple studies show that Vulvodynia is a widespread condition that involves persistent pain in the vulva, which refers to external female genitalia. However, Vulvodynia remains largely underdiagnosed and under-researched and has poor treatment options. In this blog, Claudia Chisari, a final year NIHR Maudsley BRC PhD Candidate, discusses Vulvodynia, the lessons learnt from her research, and recommendations to improve support for people living with it.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 23 Nov 2021

Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

During Rett Syndrome Awareness Month (1 October - 31 October), we spoke to two parents who have children with Rett syndrome to find out about their experience and how research may be able to improve their lives.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 4 Nov 2021

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