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 – January 2022

IRAS number Project full title Chief Investigator Sponsors
162421 Clinical variations in psychoses study Dr Alastair Cardno University of Leeds
185221 National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health (NCISH) Appleby, Prof Louis McMasters University,University of Manchester
219438 Development and validation of the Carer Recovery Questionnaire (CRQ) Professor William Sellwood Lancaster University
234212 Development of core outcome sets for effectiveness trials of interventions to prevent and/or treat delirium (Del-COrS) Dr Valerie Page West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
241210 Lifestyle health and wellbeing survey: physical activity questionnaire Dr Emily Peckham University of York
243566 Eating disorders genetic initiative V1 Professor Gerome Breen Kings College London, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
245339 National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) mental health bioresource for depression and anxiety Professor Gerome Breen Kings College London, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
257667 A randomised controlled trial of a structured intervention for expanding social networks in psychosis Dr Domenico Giacco East London NHS Foundation Trust
268528 Perception of needs of individuals with co-morbid severe mental illness and cancer Laura Charlesworth Sheffield Hallam University
270116 The mealtime experiences of adults with mental health conditions on inpatient wards: a qualitative exploratory study Professor John Baker University of Leeds
270787 A multicentre double-blind placebo-controlled randomised trial of SerTRaline for AnxieTy in adults with a diagnosis of Autism (STRATA) Rai, Dr Dheeraj University of Bristol
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 Professor Claudia Cooper University College London
278694 Pre-protocol focus group study and consultation: experiences and views about psychosocial interventions in intensive home treatment Dr Nicola Clibbens Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
283375 The experience of people with complex physical and mental health problems during the COVID-19 pandemic: a qualitative study Dr Max Henderson Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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 Dr Kapil Sayal University of Nottingham
288738 Physical health of young people in inpatient mental health services: a six month prospective study Dr Rebekah Carney Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
291617 Couples’ experiences of mother and baby units (MBUs): a qualitative study of the couple relationship from the perspective of mothers and intimate partners Mrs Natalie Jones University of Leeds
291870 Exploring the implementation of patient safety investigation techniques in mental health trusts in England Mr David Wood University of Manchester
293174 The COUNTED study – communication about treatment options in memory assessment services Dr Sarah Jane Smith Leeds Beckett University
293657 Inequalities in identification and treatment of perinatal mental health Dr Josie Dickerson Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
294695 Optimising key components of the community mental health policy through
implementation of the PARTNERS intervention: learning about
personalisation, integration and team-based supervision
Byng, Dr Richard University of Plymouth
296851 Experience based investigation and co-design of approaches to prevent and reduce Mental Health Act use (CO-PACT) Professor Kam Bhui University of Oxford
297939 Function replacement in repeated self-harm: standardising therapeutic assessment and the related therapy (WP4 – randomised controlled trial) Professor Else Guthrie University of Leeds
299721 Optimising wellbeing in severe mental ill health Dr Emily Peckham University of York
300663 Gambling in the UK: an analysis of data from individuals seeking treatment at the UK NHS Northern Gambling Service Dr Amanda Roberts University of Lincoln
300883 Developing a service user centred co-designed patient safety intervention for acute mental health wards: a mixed methods process evaluation Professor John Baker University of Leeds
301049 Suicide-related internet use of mental health patients who died by suicide: what do clinicians (not) know – a mixed methods study Ms Lana Bojanic University of Manchester
301156 A qualitative study of people’s experiences of multidisciplinary inpatient treatment for persistent physical symptoms Ms Hilary Lewis Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
301380 Evaluation of new guidance to support more meaningful involvement of patients and families in serious incident investigations: an observational study Dr Jane O’Hara Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
301968 Supporting physical activity through co-production in people with severe mental illness: qualitative approaches for intervention development (SPACES:QUAD) workstream one Dr Emily Peckham Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
306281 A mixed methods study using co-production to explore food insecurity in adults with Severe Mental Illness living in Northern England. Smith, Mrs Jo Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
311429 How do supervisors respond to decision making by their supervisees? The impact of supervisee and supervisor characteristics Langthorne Ms Diane University of Sheffield

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