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Researchers appeal to public for help to assess mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Scientists are appealing to the public for help to assess the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the aim to inform and improve future policies concerning pandemics. The Repeated Assessment of Mental health in Pandemics (RAMP) study from researchers at King’s College London aims to measure the mental health and wellbeing of the population throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, and examine what factors influence these changes.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Apr 2020

Largest ever study of eating disorders launches in England

A National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded study launched today (Wednesday 26 February) is aiming to recruit at least 10,000 people in England who have experienced an eating disorder at some point in their life to a pioneering new study that aims to unlock the secrets of eating disorders.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Feb 2020

C4C research register now totals 20,000 people

More than 20,000 South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) service users have now joined the Consent for Contact (C4C) register participation register, part of the Trust’s pioneering research participation scheme.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 25 Feb 2020

Close monitoring essential to ensure safety of ketamine for depression

Patients, carers and advocates say better evidence is needed on the safety of ketamine for depression after long-term use, and that those prescribed it must be closely monitored. These are the results of a study undertaken as part of a collaboration between the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). 

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 30 Jul 2019

Professor Ulrike Schmidt chosen as one of the NHS70 Women Leaders

Ulrike Schmidt, Professor of Eating Disorders at the IoPPN, has been announced as one of the NHS70 Women Leaders. This recognition award for women leaders in healthcare is in celebration of the NHS turning 70 years old, and 100 years of women’s suffrage. This award was presented by the Women’s Leadership Academy, part of the NHS London Leadership Academy.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 5 Jul 2018