In case you have just woken up, today is World Mental Health Day. This year's focus is on schizophrenia but a lot of other things are going on about mental health issues in general. In no particular order, but with thanks to friends and colleagues for sending these to me, here are some interesting things … Continue reading Read all about it #WorldMentalHealthDay – Research Special!
When asked, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) will tell you that 630,000 people took part in a clinical study last year. I wonder, however, whether that number should be raised to nearer one million*. For alongside many participants during their journey in research, walks a mother, father, brother, sister or significant other. One … Continue reading Untold stories in clinical research: the carer’s tale
The word on the street is that yesterday's Health Research Authority (HRA) public and patient involvement workshop - it's first public flotation if I can put it like that - was very successful indeed. That has to be good news. I think we should be encouraged that the team at HRA has barely got its feet under … Continue reading Health Research Authority (HRA) stocks rise in first public flotation