Current Research

Here you will find the current research being carried out at the North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT).  This is available as a downloadable PDF version or as a list on this web page.

 

Download Current Research at NELFT 2011 (PDF, 125kb).

 


 

2011

Portfolio Studies


SHIELD Carer Supporter Programme(CSP)
Chief Investigator – Prof Martin Orrell  Principal Investigator – Prof Martin Orrell

SHIELD HTP (Home Treatment Programme)
Chief Investigator – Prof Martin Orrell  Principal Investigator – Prof Martin Orrell

START (STrAtegies for RelaTives)

REMCARE (Reminiscence groups for people with dementia and their family care-givers)
Chief Investigator – Prof Bob Woods  Principal Investigator - Prof Martin Orrell

Challenge FamCare, Version 3.0
Chief Investigator – Prof Esme Moniz-Cooke  Local Collaborator – Prof Martin Orrell

iCST (Individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for dementia)
Chief Investigator – Prof Martin Orrell  Principal Investigator – Prof Martin Orrell

Comparing MANTRA with SSCM in outpatients with anorexia nervosa – 1
Chief Investigator – Dr Ulrike Schmidt  Local Collaborator – Dr Lucy Serpell

FIAT - Financial incentives to improve adherence to medication
Chief Investigator – Professor Stefan Priebe  Local Collaborator – Dr Joanne Moncrieff

Seroquel XL Hospital Event Monitoring Study (OASIS)
Chief Investigator – Prof Anthony Hale  Local Collaborator -  Dr Ehab Khattab

Service Mapping 2010: Older People's Liaison Mental Health Services
Chief Investigator - Miss Carolyn Montana  Local Collaborator – Dr Mike Devine

HOMAS - Hospital management of self-harm in England
Chief Investigator – Prof Navneet Kapur  Local Collaborator – Dr Vincent Perry

REAL (Rehabilitation Effectiveness & Activities for Life)
Chief Investigator – Dr Helen Killaspy  Local Collaborator – Dr Louise Petterson

Study of Suicide in Criminal Justice System 
Chief Investigator – Professor Jenny Shaw   Local Collaborator – Carlene King

DARE Diabetes Alliance for Research in England
Chief Investigator – Prof Andrew Hattersley   Local Collaborator –  Prof Graham Hitman  

PROMS Pilot study of patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) in primary care
Chief Investigator – Prof Raymond Fitzpatrick   Local Collaborator – GP’s

Cluster Randomised Trials in Primary Care Database: Utilising Electronic Patient Records For Intervention Research ( Antibiotic Prescribing in Respiratory Illness)
Chief Investigator – Prof Martin C Gulliford   Local Collaborator – GP’s


Cluster Randomised Trials in Primary Care Database: Utilising Electronic Patient Records For Intervention Research (Stroke Secondary Prevention)
Chief Investigator – Prof Martin C Gulliford   Local Collaborator – GP’s

PRESENT An investigation of genetic factors involved in predisposition to and pathogenesis of serrated polyps and cancers of the large bowel: The Predisposition to Serrated Neoplasia and Tumours
Chief Investigator – Prof Martin C Gulliford     Local Collaborator – GP’s

OPERA - Older people's Exercise in Residential Accommodation
Chief Investigator – Prof Stephanie Taylor  

Models of Medical Leadership
Chief Investigator – Prof Chris Ham 

Persecutory Delusions & Depression
Chief Investigator – Natasha Vorontsova     Local Collaborator – Dr Ben Smith

A Pilot Study investigating how to measure the effectiveness of prenatal psychiatry services
Chief Investigator – Prof Louise Howard   Local Collaborator – Dr Olivia Protti

PCT Funding for Cancer Drugs in Exceptional Circumstances
Chief Investigator – Dr Amy Ford   Principal Investigator – Dr Eric Saunderson

CPAS Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Co-Morbid Schizophrenia and PTSD
Chief Investigator – Dr Craig Steel   Local Collaborator – Dr Ben Smith

TOPIC InTerprofessional Working for Older People living in the Community
Chief Investigator - Fiona Scheibl  

Morale Level’s and factors of IP Mental Health Staff ( An Extension of : A national investigation of mental health inpatient staff morale)
Chief Investigator – Dr Soham Das  Local Collaborator – Dr Dinesh Kumar

"I can't forget to worry": A pilot randomised controlled trial of CBT for anxiety in People with dementia
Chief Investigator – Dr Aimee Spector   Principal Investigator –  Prof Martin Orrell

Cognitive Mechanisms of Change in Delusions
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Ms Suzanne Jolley

OCTET (Oxford Community Treatment Order Evaluation Trial)

Case control studies of psychiatric in-patients and those discharged
Chief Investigator – Prof Nav Kapur    Local Collaborator– Dr Vince Perry

An evaluation of Protected Engagement Time in mental health wards
Chief Investigator – Miss Fiona Nolan Local Collaborator - TBC

CORE: Crisis Team Optimisation and Relapse Prevention- Phase 1 V1
Chief Investigator – Prof Sonia Johnson Local Collaborator – Dr Oliver Mason

An Optimized Person Centred Intervention to Improve Mental Health and Reduce Antipsychotics amongst people with Dementia in Care Homes
Chief Investigator – Prof Clive Ballard Local Collaborator – Prof Martin Orrell

Six Year Follow Up of First Episode Psychosis in East London
Chief Investigator – Prof Jeremy Coid Local Collaborator – Prof Martin Orrell

 


Non Portfolio – Locally Registered Studies

Guided Participation and Awareness: Developing an Intervention For Older Couples Living with Alzheimer's Disease
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Laura Capellino

A Narrative Enquiry of Experienced Family Carers of People with Dementia Volunteering in a Carer Support Programme
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Georgina Charlesworth

An evaluation of the effectiveness of different treatment pathways and service provisions for adolescents with eating disorders

A Qualitative Study into the Functions and Processes of Self Harming by Ingesting Non-Digestible Foreign Bodies in Women
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator –  Dr Janet Feigenbaum

An exploratory study of the role of values and goals in Anorexia Nervosa
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Lucy Serpell

(Quantitative and Qualitative Differences in the Cognitive Profiles of Patients with Psychosis)
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Niall Boyce

Interpersonal Relationships and Responsibility in Persecutory Delusions
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Andrew Paget

Late versus Earlier Onset of Psychosis - An Investigation of the Positive Symptoms of Late versus Earlier Onset of Psychosis using the Psyrats
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Oliver Mason

Decision making in adolescent psychosis: An investigation of social reward learning in health and first episode psychosis
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Giovanni Giaroli

Relationship Experiences of Couples where one partner has Dependent Personality Disorder (REC-DPD):
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Janet Feigenbaum

An Exploration of the Experiences of Fathers with Borderline Personality Disorder.
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Janet Feigenbaum

Identifying susceptibility genes for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, with antisocial behaviour as a covariate
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Prof Thapar

Exploring Systemic Therapy in Families Where a Young Person Self Harms
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator –

AICE (Adolescent Inpatient Care Evaluation Study
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Fara Khalid

Executive Functioning And Korsakoff Syndrome: A group comparison study
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Oliver Mason

Relative effects of amyloid load and dopaminergic degeneration in Parkinson’s disease, Parkinson’s disease dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies: a study using 18F-Flutemetamol PET and 123I-FP-CIT SPECT
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Joanne Rodda

An Examination of Intolerance of Uncertainty
and Related Factors in Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa and their Parents as Possible Moderators and Mediators of Response to Family Therapy

Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Lucy Serpell

A Qualitative Study into the beliefs, concerns and experiences of NHS staff who work in services which support clients who self harm by ingesting solid objects
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Janet Feigenbaum

The role of socio-cultural differences in care-giving processes in psychosis
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Ben Smith

To attend or not to attend'-The iceberg of the DNA(Did not attend)
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Mahendra Patel

Exploring the relationship between the quality of care provided by general dental practitioners with a special interest in Endodontics (root fillings) and the clinical, radiographic and patient related outcome of endodontic (root canal) treatment
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator –  Debbie Reith

Mentalization based treatment for young people presenting with co-morbid depression and symptoms of emerging personality disorder: A prospective 2 year controlled trial
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Trudie Rossouw

SOLVE: Self-titration of Once-daily LeVemir Evaluation.
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Nurse Carol Fahey / Dr Anjan Bose / Dr Babafemi Salako

Long term quit rates among users of smoking cessation services

Quality of Life and Met care Needs for people with dementia in Residential and Nursing Care Homes
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Debbie Reith

Do Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Dr Janet Feigenbaum

Advance care planning in primary care in the East of England.
Local Collaborator / Principal Investigator – Professor Amanda Howe