Cowley Keystone Mental Health & Wellbeing Hub opens
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by Victoria Taylor
4d ago
The Keystone Mental Health & Wellbeing Hub Oxford officially opened its doors this Mental Health Awareness Week thanks to television presenter and comedian Matt Richardson, who has presented hit shows such as the Xtra Factor, Celebrity Haunted Hotel Live, Celebrity Haunted Mansion and competed in the thirteenth series of Dancing on Ice. The hub is also home to the OCA Café, run by local charity… Source ..read more
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Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust Director of Research and Development appointed as University of Oxford Associate Professor
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by smarr
4d ago
Professor Vanessa Raymont researches traumatic brain injury, memory disorders, dementia, and clinical trials in cognitive impairment. She is also an Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Associate Director at Dementias Platform UK, Joint Deputy Chair of the NIHR Dementia Translational Research Collaboration and the NIHR Clinical Research Network Dementia Lead for Thames Valley and South Midlands. Source ..read more
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Meet OHFT Joint Deputy Heads of Research and Development.
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by smarr
1w ago
Both Tanya and Claudia have taken on the responsibilities and challenges in a shared role as joint Deputy Heads of Research and Development (R&D). Claudia started working at the Trust in 2013 on Ashurst PICU ward, she joined Berkshire Healthcare NHS for a year before returning to OHFT as a research assistant and luckily for us has stayed ever since. Claudia Hurducas Claudia wears several… Source ..read more
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Medical centre makeover gets positive reception
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by Martin
1w ago
Luther Street Medical Centre is an award-winning GP surgery which provides healthcare to people experiencing homelessness, or who are vulnerably housed, in Oxford City. Oxford Health’s Chief Executive, Grant Macdonald, paid a visit to see the improvements for himself and to speak to some of the staff that make a difference to people’s lives. He said: “Everyone who comes to Luther Street is… Source ..read more
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Joint Oxford Health and Oxford BRC Open Day: Shaping the Future of Healthcare
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by sray
3w ago
The event – held jointly with Oxford Health and Oxford BRC – will allow members of the public to visit over 40 interactive stands and learn about the incredible research carried out across Oxford, including the latest developments in diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease, the importance of sleep, mental health issues, endometriosis, dementia and many other conditions, as well as being… Source ..read more
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Voting is open for Oxford Health’s Council of Governors
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by cgraham
3w ago
The Trust invited staff, service users and the public from across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES), Swindon and Wiltshire to nominate themselves to become a Governor and you now get a chance to vote for who you would like to represent the two public seats that are available in Oxfordshire. As a Member of the Trust, you have the opportunity to vote for two public… Source ..read more
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Oxford Health psychiatrists take the podium at RC Psych Awards
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by Victoria Taylor
1M ago
The phenomenal success of psychiatrists at the Royal College of Psychiatry Awards has demonstrated the strength of practice and training at Oxford Heath. A total of 12 colleagues won or secured a finalist position across seven categories. Dr Monty Lyman, from the Adult Mental Health Assessment & Treatment Team North, was named Trainee Innovator of the Year and Dr Shah Faisal Tarfarosh… Source ..read more
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Oxford Health nominee recognised as most engaged student – MEntal Health Student Hybrid Placement Project (MESH) award
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by smarr
1M ago
MEntal Health Student Hybrid Placement Project (MESH) is a national National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) Nursing and Midwifery led multisite pilot which aims to provide nursing students with research exposure and learning whilst they are undertaking their clinical placements. The initiative offers student nurses the opportunity to achieve tailored research objectives… Source ..read more
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Autism research opportunity – OVAAT study recruitment extended
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by smarr
1M ago
The OVAAT study currently being run by the CAMHS NDC pathway, is still looking for participants to help assess a new diagnostic tool. The diagnostic tool was developed during lockdown so that autism assessments for children and young people could continue. The diagnostic tool includes aspects not covered in other autism assessment tools such as children and young people’s inner world and… Source ..read more
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Can an antidepressant prevent depression following a traumatic brain injury?
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by smarr
1M ago
Up to 50% of people who suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) go on to develop some form of depression in the 10 years following the injury, impairing their physical and mental recovery and quality of life. People with depression following a traumatic brain injury tend to die earlier than the rest of the population and are more likely to commit suicide. The study, known as STOP-D will recruit… Source ..read more
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