NIHR Maudsley BRC Blog

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Using CRIS to map the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic – service user and carer priorities

This blog was written by Dr Anna Kolliakou, Clinical Informatics Interface and Network Lead and Professor Rob Stewart, Maudsley BRC Clinical and Population Informatics Lead.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Sep 2021

Words don’t come easy: identifying perinatal self-harm in healthcare records

Self-harm is a distressing and complex topic, and there are many different ways to define it. It can mean different things to different people, which can make it difficult to identify when someone needs support. This is a particularly serious issue for women during what’s known as ‘the perinatal period’ – a window of time encompassing pregnancy and the first year of their baby’s birth.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 5 Aug 2021

NIHR Fellowship awarded to Dr Brendon Stubbs for research in persistent pain and serious mental illness

Dr Brendon Stubbs, Head of Physiotherapy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) and Senior Clinical Lecturer at the IoPPN, has been awarded a new five year National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Advanced Fellowship of £916,000.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Jul 2021

Shifts to remote mental health services continued after lockdown, according to new study

Research led by King’s College London has found that the introduction and lifting of COVID-19 ‘lockdown’ policy in Spring 2020 was associated with significant changes in mortality and service delivery across mental healthcare providers.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 May 2021

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