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MHRN National Scientific Meeting 2014

The Mental Health Research Network and the North West Hub are pleased to announce that the Scientific Meeting 2014 will take place at The Hilton, Liverpool on March 5-7.  Registration for this great event is now open. For further information and for details on how to book please click this link.

Posters: Abstracts are invited for research posters.  This is an opportunity for you to showcase your work.  Posters will be displayed throughout the meeting and prizes for the top three will be awarded on the final day of the meeting.  To submit an abstract please click this link.


Patient involvement in research boosts study success
Prof Til Wykes, director of the MHRN who is founder and Co-Director of the Service User Research Enterprise (SURE) at King’s has written the blog; 'Developing best treatments means patient involvement every step of the way'. It gives an insight into how Patient and Public Involvement is to improve the quality, feasibility and translational value of research. Click on the link above to read the full blog and click here to read the news story. 


Case studies illustrating the impact of service user and carer involvement on research available

A series of six case studies have been produced illustrating how service user and carer involvement has an impact on mental health research. The benefits are wide-ranging influencing all stages of a project, from developing a research question through to implementing the findings. Read the case studies here.


Regional offices (hubs) Publications

Research can lead to better treatments and services for mental health problems. The Mental Health Research Network is an organisation that supports research studies carried out in England with the help of people who use NHS services and people who work in them.