The Oxford Brain Health Centre (BHC) has opened its doors to patients for the first time. Developed with the involvement of members of the public with lived experience of memory problems, the centre is a combined clinical and research service which has the potential to revolutionise NHS memory services.
ONE DAY TO GO: Join us online from noon tomorrow September 12 and tour our virtual festival arena packed with six themed activity tents and a main stage.
A photography exhibition showcasing ground-breaking NHS research taking place across the Thames Valley has opened in Newbury.
Researchers from the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry group at the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry have developed resources for professionals and families faced with the task of breaking bad news during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Louise Dalton and Dr Elizabeth Rapa explain the work they have been doing.
A major UK research study – PHOSP-COVID, will investigate the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on hospitalised patients. The new study has been awarded £8.4 million jointly by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Parents and carers of children aged 4-10 years of age reported that over a one-month period in lockdown, they saw increases in their child’s emotional difficulties, such as feeling unhappy, worried, being clingy and experiencing physical symptoms associated with worry.
A new interdisciplinary study will explore the effects of online cultural experiences on mental health.
The COVID-19 pandemic has put unprecedented pressure on our emergency services, highlighting the vital need to build resilience and protect the mental health of first responders. New analysis by Oxford researchers recommends that a combination of operational training for staff and mental health training for managers is most effective.
Researchers at Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) are taking part in the national effort to tackle the COVID-19 emergency. They have developed a range of projects investigating the mental health impacts of the pandemic and created freely available resources to support clinicians.
A new study shows that people who hold coronavirus conspiracy beliefs are less likely to comply with social distancing guidelines or take-up future vaccines.
This is a prescribed app. It should only be used alongside a face to face intervention provided by a mental health worker. Check with your local service to see if they subscribe to the app.