NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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New Clinical Disorders and Health Behaviours cluster lead announced

Grainne McAlonan, Professor of Translational Neuroscience, King’s College London, has been appointed Clinical Disorders Lead at the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre, a partnership between SLaM and King’s College London.

 

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 5 Dec 2018

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

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

Blog: Sleep and substance use - the scale of the problem

Jo Neale is Professor in Addictions Qualitative Research based within the National Addiction Centre at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Oct 2018