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 – October 2021

IRAS Number Project Full title Chief Investigator Sponsors
14152  Clinical Characterisation Protocol for Severe Emerging Infection Dr Calum Semple University of Oxford
18451 Prevalence of neuronal cell surface antibodies in patients with psychotic illness Lennox, Dr Belinda University of Oxford
38789 Problem Adaptation Therapy For Individuals with Mild to Moderate Dementia and Depression. The PATHFINDER Trial. Howard, Prof Robert Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
39036 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
40136 NIHR Mental Health BioResource for Depression and Anxiety Breen, Prof Gerome King’s College London,South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
40824 A randomised controlled trial of a structured intervention for expanding social networks in psychosis Giacco, Dr Domenico East London NHS Foundation Trust
42032 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
43891 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
45621 Psychological impact of COVID – 19 – pandemic and experience: An international survey Rathod, Dr Shanaya Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
47115 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
47506 AHP perceptions of NHS research capability and culture: A national research capacity in context survey Comer, Christine Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
47655 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
47679 Understanding Experiences of Feeling Exceptional: A Clinical Questionnaire Study University of Oxford
48112 Development and validation of the Carer Recovery Questionnaire (CRQ). Sellwood, Prof William Lancaster University
48380 The COUNTED Study – Communication about treatment options in Memory Assessment Services Smith, Dr Sarah Jane Leeds Beckett University
48674 DIAMONDS – Improving diabetes self-management for people with severe mental illness Siddiqi, Dr Najma University of York
49639 Experience based investigation and Co-design of approaches to Prevent and reduce Mental Health Act Use: (CO-PACT) Bhui, Prof Kam University of Oxford
5655 National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness Appleby, Prof Louis McMasters University,University of Manchester

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For more information on how your information may be used for research, you can download our Patient data and research leaflet.  You can also contact our Data Protection Officer at