Active research studies

On this page is a list of our current active studies. The named Sponsor on the list is the Data Controller. For further information on these studies please contact the R&D department at

Active studies with sponsor – August 2021

IRAS Number Project Full title Chief Investigator Sponsors
126600 Clinical Characterisation Protocol for Severe Emerging Infection Semple, Dr Calum University of Oxford
162421 Clinical Variations in Psychoses Study Cardno, Dr Alastair University of Leeds
185221 National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness Appleby, Prof Louis McMasters University,University of Manchester
234212 Development of core outcome sets for effectiveness trials of interventions to prevent and/or treat delirium (Del-COrS): Page, Dr Valerie West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
238724 Problem Adaptation Therapy For Individuals with Mild to Moderate Dementia and Depression. The PATHFINDER Trial. Howard, Prof Robert Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
245339 NIHR Mental Health BioResource for Depression and Anxiety Breen, Prof Gerome King’s College London,South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
257667 A randomised controlled trial of a structured intervention for expanding social networks in psychosis Giacco, Dr Domenico East London NHS Foundation Trust
260067 HOMESIDE: A home-based family caregiver-delivered music intervention for people living with dementia: a randomised controlled trial Odell-Miller, Prof Helen Anglia Ruskin University
268528 Perception of needs of individuals with co-morbid severe mental illness and Cancer Charlesworth,  Laura Sheffield Hallam University
270116 The mealtime experiences of adults with mental health conditions on inpatient wards: a qualitative exploratory study. Baker, Prof John University of Leeds
270972 Can implementation intentions help people who are supported by secondary and tertiary care mental health services to be less sedentary and more physically active? A feasibility and acceptability study. Roebuck, Miss Stephanie University of Manchester
271363 Clinical and cost-effectiveness of a New psychological intervention to support Independence in Dementia (NIDUS) for family carers and people living with dementia in their own homes: A randomised controlled trial Cooper, Prof Claudia University College London
271944 Street Triage: how do practitioners make decisions? Bell, Ms Maxine Leeds Beckett University
274009 Hearing nasty voices: Developing new ways to measure the experience Sheaves, Dr Bryony Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
276545 Exploring participation in active recreation for adults with learning disabilities from different perspectives Haythorne,  Rebecca University of York
277676 AHP perceptions of NHS research capability and culture: A national research capacity in context survey Comer, Christine Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
278467 What are the experiences of psychosis for LGBQ+ individuals? Magowan,  Emily University of Hull
278694 Pre-protocol focus group study and consultation: Experiences and views about psychosocial interventions in intensive
home treatment
Clibbens, Dr Nicola Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
279019 DIAMONDS – Improving diabetes self-management for people with severe mental illness Siddiqi, Dr Najma University of York
282858 Psychological impact of COVID – 19 – pandemic and experience: An international survey. Rathod, Dr Shanaya Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
283375 The experience of people with complex physical and mental health problems during the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative study Henderson , Dr Max Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
285742 An exploration of the psychological challenges and impact of waiting to access Gender Dysphoria Clinics in the UK Greenhill, Dr Beth University of Liverpool
287172 Developing a typology of health and social care integrated, community-based MDTs whose caseloads include older patients with long term conditions: a multi-methods study Mays, Professor Nicholas London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
288589 Admissions far away from home or to adult wards – understanding the impact of current practices for accessing inpatient care for adolescents with mental health difficulties: a surveillance study Sayal, Dr Kapil University of Nottingham
288738 Physical health of young people in inpatient mental health services: a 6 month prospective study Carney, Dr Rebekah Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
289990 The identification and psychological treatment of PTSD in care-experienced young people: a survey of UK-based mental health professionals McGuire, Rosie University of Bath
290487 CONGAM Part1: A Scoping and Feasibility Study of Contingency Management for Disordered Gambling Dymond, Prof Simon Swansea University
291870 Exploring the implementation of patient safety investigation techniques in mental health trusts in England Wood, Mr David University of Manchester
293174 The COUNTED Study – Communication about treatment options in Memory Assessment Services Surr, Prof Claire Leeds Beckett University
295919 Attachment Style, Coping Self-Efficacy & Compassion Fatigue: A Study on Staff Exposed to People Who Have
Intellectual Disabilities and Who Engage in Behaviours that Challenge.
Beail,  Nigel University of Sheffield
296851 Experience based investigation and Co-design of approaches to Prevent and reduce Mental Health Act Use: (CO-PACT) Bhui, Prof Kam University of Oxford
300663 Gambling in the UK: An analysis of data from individuals seeking treatment at the UK NHS Northern Gambling Service Robert, Dr Amanda University of Lincoln
97740 Prevalence of neuronal cell surface antibodies in patients with psychotic illness Lennox, Dr Belinda University of Oxford

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