Evidence-based treatment pathway for insomnia in prison: a feasibility study

This project aims to  improve insomnia symptons and sleep quality, as well as other health-related outcomes, in prison populations.

Efficiency, cost and quality of mental health care provision

This round two Efficiency Research project led by the University of York will look at the efficiency, cost and quality of current mental health care provision, and how changes can be made to drive efficiency improvements.

Recognition and response to eating disorders in the perinatal period

Project led by a team at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. Research findings have highlighted barriers to implementing guidelines on eating disorders in the perinatal period. Project will translate findings into a multimedia animated film for ...

Putting evidence into policy: The mental health and wellbeing impacts of Active Labour Market Programmes in UK

Work aims to demonstrate how and why participation in Active Labour Market Programmes (ALMPs) affects the mental health and wellbeing of unemployed job seekers in the UK. Will be carried out by Dr Adam Coutts at the Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge. Due to be completed in 2...

Peer-supported Open Dialogue (POD) in NHS mental health services

South east England
Led by Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust, with research and evaluation support from Canterbury Christ Church University. Will offer Peer supported Open Dialogue (POD) to clients and their social networks in two locations in Kent. Open Dialogue offers clients and their f...

Mobile technology health solutions for patients with severe mental illness: a feasibility pilot RCT

A project run by East London NHS Foundation Trust. To be implemented with 60–80 service users with severe mental illness receiving care from community mental health teams in Newham, London. A community care intervention will be introduced to improve the quality of routine care of people wi...

Introducing telepsychiatry into routine practice in an emergency department psychiatric service

South east England
Run by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust’s Emergency Department Psychiatric Service, in partnership with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. Focused on patients presenting with psychiatric issues to the emergency departments of John Radcliffe and Horton hospitals. Will trial telepsychi...

Evaluating Bluelce – an innovative app for young people who self-harm

South east England
Run by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Bath. A mental health project focusing on young people who self-harm. Will assess the accessibility, safety, use and effect of Bluelce – a self-management app. Designed as an adjunct to therapy, the app incl...

Using accessible technology to improve the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities

Run by Hft, a charity providing services for people with learning disabilities in England. Project to be piloted in two populations of 20 people with learning disabilities –in Gloucestershire and Bradford. Aiming to improve communication and care quality, and enable people with learning di...

Guided online self-help for depression and cancer in adolescents (GOSH CAN)

Run by Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the Institute of Child Health, Macmillan Cancer Support, London Cancer, University College London Partners and University College Hospital London. Focusing on adolescents with cancer and depression. ...