Simulation modelling in mental health services

This project will involve increasing mental health analytic capacity and capability to allow better understanding of the problems faced by people accessing services, and to improve planning and delivery of services.

Using predictive analysis to prevent mental health crisis

This project will pilot a new risk stratification model that aims to help clinicians prevent mental health patients from needing urgent hospital care.  

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
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...