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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

Ten BRC researchers and 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

World Mental Health Day 2018: Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World

Today is World Mental Health Day and the focus for 2018 is on young people and mental health in a changing world. The World Federation of Mental Health says that they want the day 'to bring attention to the issues our youth and young adults are facing in our world today and begin the conversation around what they need in order to grow up healthy, happy and resilient.'

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Oct 2018