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29 Apr
2016

Volunteers wanted for study on supporting relatives of people with psychosis or bipolar disorder

Are you a relative of someone with psychosis or bipolar disorder?  Do you feel distressed? Would you like support and information via an online toolkit for relatives? Would you like to take part in an online research study for relatives? If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’, then please do get in touch with … Read more

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28 Apr
2016

Neuroimaging study of Borderline Personality Disorders

NEUROIMAGING STUDY OF BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER –        Do you have borderline personality disorder –        Are you waiting to commence a group therapy? If so you may be eligible to take part in our latest research study. Participation involves 1 study visit, a clinical interview, playing some computer games and an MRI scan.  You will be … Read more

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27 Apr
2016

School affects girls’ chances of being diagnosed with an eating disorder

Research led by Dr Helen Bould from the Oxfordshire CAMHS community services and the Oxford University Department of Psychiatry has found that the school a girl attends can affect her chances of being diagnosed with an eating disorder: those attending a schools with a higher proportion of girls, as well as high proportions of university-educated … Read more

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25 Apr
2016

Volunteers wanted for memory & attention study

Do you often feel worried and/or nervous? Are you aged 60 years or above? If so, our collaborators at the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry are looking for you to take part in an exciting new research study about attention and memory in older adults. Participants will be reimbursed £8/hour for their time, in addition … Read more

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25 Apr
2016

Report online material promoting terrorism or extremism

The internet and social media provides many opportunities for those with extreme views to target young or vulnerable individuals. The Counter Terrorism Internet Referral Unit put considerable effort into removing terrorist and extremist material, but the police depend on information from the public in our efforts to keep us all safe. Anyone with concerns about online … Read more

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25 Apr
2016

Oxford Health at BRC Open Day

Oxford Health and Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry researchers presented their work to the public at the BRC Public Open Day on Thursday 21st April. Visitors to our stall got to try out the new mood-tracking app used in the COMET study, which explores changes in mood and cognitive function in those with and without … Read more

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22 Apr
2016

New pay-and-display parking charges

Pay and display parking is to be introduced across Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust’s sites from 6 June 2016. Parking will still be free for blue badge holders, those working for free as Oxford Health volunteers, and assistance will be available for those on low incomes and/or benefits. We will also be offering cheaper long-term … Read more

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20 Apr
2016

Wantage Community Hospital closing to ensure long-term safety

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust will be closing Wantage Community Hospital and relocating services currently provided there to alternative local settings from early this summer. This is a planned closure, required on safety grounds, to permanently eradicate the risk of legionella in the hot water system. Legionella is a common naturally occurring bacterium and we … Read more

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18 Apr
2016

Volunteers wanted for brain imaging study

Healthy volunteers wanted for brain imaging study investigating mood using iPad The COMET (“Cognition and Mood Evolution across Time”) study is an exciting new research project which aims to explore mood instability and cognitive function in healthy individuals. We explore mood instability and cognitive function using daily app-based games presented on an iPad, as well … Read more

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14 Apr
2016

Governor elections now open

Voting for the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust election is now open for anyone working in the adult or older people’s services. Voting closes at 5 pm on Thursday 28th April 2016. More information here.

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8 Apr
2016

Trust R&D Head wins award for bipolar disorder research

Our Research and Development Director, Professor John Geddes, has won a major European award that recognises distinguished research which has the potential to change treatments of disorders involving the brain.

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30 Mar
2016

Open Day on medical research by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre

A public open day to showcase groundbreaking medical research that is taking place in Oxford across a range of conditions such as cancer and diabetes will be held at the John Radcliffe Hospital (JR) next month. Talks, a tour of clinical facilities, stalls and a debate about the opportunities and challenges of sharing patient data … Read more

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