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20 May
2016

PReDicT study aims to find anti-depressants that work faster for patients

In research led by scientists at Oxford Health and Oxford University’s Department of Psychiatry, GP surgeries across Europe are about to test a new method to find anti-depressants that work for individual patients.

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19 May
2016

Oxford Health Psychiatrist wins Thames Valley Police commendation

Dr David Thurston, consultation psychiatrist from Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, has been commended by the Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police for bringing mental health issues into focus within the criminal justice system.

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18 May
2016

Dementia Awareness Week 2016

For Dementia Awareness Week, the Trust is making a new push to recruit testers for the Caring for Me and You trial, which aims to find better ways of supporting those caring for someone with dementia.

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18 May
2016

Would you like to help guide mental health research in Oxford?

As part of Oxford Health’s commitment to involving patients and members of the public in our work, we are setting up a group, together with the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, called Patients and Research (PAR).

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16 May
2016

New pay-and-display parking charges

Pay and display parking is to be introduced across Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust’s sites from 20 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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16 May
2016

TalkingSpace Plus holds launch event for new anxiety and depression services

TalkingSpace Plus, which offers talking therapies and treatments to people with depression and anxiety, is holding its launch event today (Monday 16 May), on the first day of Mental Health Awareness Week (16 – 22 May).

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13 May
2016

Oxford Health finalists for Nursing Times Awards

The North and West Adult Mental Health Team’s have been recognized as providing some of the best community placements for student nurses across the country: they were the finalists for the 2016 Student Nursing Times Awards, in the prestigious ‘Student Placement of the Year: Community’ category.

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13 May
2016

Oxfordshire Recovery College wins OCVA Working Together Award 2016

Oxfordshire Recovery College has won the Working Together Award at the 2016 Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action awards. The win recognises the outstanding partnership working at the college that results in an innovative beneficial service for people living in Oxfordshire.

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9 May
2016

Inquiry ‘impressed’ with OHFT mental health services

Buckinghamshire County Council leaders were ‘hugely encouraged’ by a recent meeting to assess Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in the county. These services were recently taken over by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, and are now managed in partnership with the children’s charity Barnardo’s  and the eating disorder charity Beat. The select committee chairperson Val … Read more

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5 May
2016

Study finds virtual reality can help treat severe paranoia

Virtual reality can help treat severe paranoia by allowing people to face situations that they fear, a study with patients from the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has found.

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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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