The power of co-production: Building service user research skills with the Recovery College

Rachel Holden, Clinical Psychologist at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, and Nick Hunter, Peer Recovery Trainer at the Recovery College, have been working with clinicians, researchers and service users to develop a novel approach to co-produced research in collaboration with the Recovery College at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Sep 2022

Diagnosis of a genetic cause in hundreds of people with motor neuron disease could be missed due to “arbitrary age limits and rules” on genetic testing, new study shows

Based on the findings of a new study published in Brain, researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London are calling for a complete rethink of the national guidelines surrounding who can access genetic testing for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also called motor neuron disease.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 27 Sep 2022

Dr Sally Marlow to be first Researcher in Residence at BBC Radio 3

Dr Sally Marlow, Research Champion for Impact and Engagement at the NIHR Maudsley BRC and Engagement and Impact Fellow at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, has been appointed as the BBC’s first Researcher in Residence, to be based at BBC Radio 3.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Sep 2022

NIHR statement on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

We at the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) offer our sincerest condolences to the royal family on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We share in the grief of the whole nation at the death of our remarkable monarch, and reflect with great pride upon her incredible reign.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 9 Sep 2022

Going with the flow: study shows canals help boost your mood

The study, carried out by King’s College London, Nomad Projects and J & L Gibbons in partnership with the Canal & River Trust, shows that spending time by canals and rivers is linked to feeling happy and healthy.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 31 Aug 2022