News & events

Call opens to drive the future of health data research

Our researchers have opened applications for studentships in data-driven health, an opportunity for young health data researchers to forward this emerging field.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 10 Feb 2020

High volumes of mental health-related tweets associated with crisis referrals

A BRC-funded study has found that referrals to two mental healthcare providers in London for patients requiring urgent help were significantly greater on days with a higher than average number of tweets discussing topics around mental health.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 6 Feb 2020

New centre of excellence for children and young people's mental health launched

​Plans for a ground-breaking new £65m centre for children and young people’s mental health have been announced today.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 4 Feb 2020

New findings on the effects of cannabidiol on people with psychosis

BRC funded research has shown that cannabidiol (CBD) alters the brain activity in people with psychosis during memory tasks, making it more similar to the activation seen in people without psychosis during the same tasks.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Jan 2020

Nurses in research blog: Emma and Naomi

Emma Russell and Naomi O'Mahony are Mental Health Liaison Nurses, based in St Thomas’ Hospital and Lewisham Hospital respectively. They support people presenting with mental health crisis, usually in A&E but also across their hospitals, to assess each person’s needs and create a personalised treatment plan.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Jan 2020