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SIREN study finds past COVID-19 infection provides some immunity for at least five months

The first report from Public Health England's national SIREN study, supported at King's College Hospital by the King's CRF, has found that past COVD-19 infection provides 83% immunity for at least five months. However, some people may still carry the virus and transmit to other people.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 19 Jan 2021

Fellows award for Dr Katherine Young for work on the mental health of young people during and after the pandemic

A grant from MQ Mental Health Research will fund vital new studies into depression and anxiety in young people during and after the COVID-19 pandemic by Dr Katherine Young of the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 18 Jan 2021

New swabbing pod open at King's CRF

A new swabbing pod has been installed next to the Clinical Trials Facility at King’s College Hospital so that outpatients and trial participants who are symptomatic or have tested positive for COVID-19 can continue to receive treatment or attend follow-up appointments.

By NIHR Wellcome King's Clinical Research Facility at 8 Dec 2020

Using patient data to understand service use and improve care during the COVID-19 pandemic

CRIS-COVID-19 Rapid Response Initiative is a project led by Robert Stewart and Matthew Broadbent from the Clinical Record Interactive Search (CRIS) team. They have created a data resource which provides both clinicians and researchers short- and long-term monitoring of clinical outcomes and changes to service use during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 18 Nov 2020

National study into neurological impact of COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and King’s College London today launch a £2.84 million study to investigate the neurological and neuropsychiatric effects of COVID-19.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 21 Oct 2020