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.

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

South east England
This project trialled a novel approach to mental health care which involves people and their family or social networks being seen within the first 24 hours of crisis, and seeing the same clinicians throughout their care, so that hasty treatment decisions are avoided and all discussions are held i...

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

This project involves the use of an interactive text messaging system to improve the quality of routine care, by fostering self-management and timely communication between patients and clinicians.

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. ...

The dementia ‘Golden Ticket’ – an emerging new model of care

South east England
Run by Buxted Medical Centre, in partnership with the local Clinical Commissioning Group, mental health trust, voluntary organisations, county council and the surrounding community. An innovative model of intervention delivered in primary care and the community. Aimed at addressing gaps in...

Using eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) with patients with acute mental health difficulties

Run by Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Focused on patients on the trust’s acute mental health ward and those under the care of the Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHTT). Will use eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy in a new setting. Aims...