NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Professor Matthew Hotopf to receive CBE

Professor Matthew Hotopf, Director of the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and Vice Dean of Research at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours list for services to mental health research.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Jun 2018

BBC Radio 4's Storm and Stress

Dr Sally Marlow’s new radio series, Storm and Stress: New Ways of Looking at Adolescent Mental Health, begins on BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday 12 June. The series focused on the mental health of 16 - 25 year olds, and features contributions from colleagues from across the NIHR Maudsley BRC, from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s and the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 5 Jun 2018

Successful early intervention approach to eating disorders rolled out across England

A programme called First Episode Rapid Early Intervention for Eating Disorders (FREED) developed by NIHR Maudsley BRC researchers demonstrated the positive impact of early intervention. Teenagers and young adults (aged 16-25) who came forward for treatment were contacted within 48 hours and commenced treatment as soon as two weeks later.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Jun 2018

Celebrating the impact of clinical research

NIHR Maudsley BRC researchers, clinicians and health and social care staff celebrated clinical research at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and at the King’s College NHS Foundation Trust for this year’s International Clinical Trials Day.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 May 2018

Alarming rates of falls and fractures requiring hospitalisation in people with dementia

A new NIHR-funded research study has found alarming rates of falls and fractures requiring hospitalisation in people with dementia. The study suggests that women with dementia, and those with physical health problems, who live alone in deprived neighbourhoods and in problematic living conditions, are at a higher risk of having a fall leading to their hospitalisation.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 May 2018