July 2019

New Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) research paper confirms the relevance of data linkage analysis that involves PPI

An article published in the June 2019 edition of the Journal 'Research Involvement and Engagement' reports the findings from work undertaken by the Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). The article describes the experience of the authors (Amelia Jewell et al) in setting up a service user and carer advisory group with the aim of providing feedback and advice to researchers developing or making use of database linkages in the field of mental health research. After a trial period of 12 months, the team conducted an evaluation of the group with both group members and presenters.
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June 2019

Antony Martin announces publication ‘best practice’ review

Antony Martin, Senior Health Economist at HCD economics, recently co-authored a ‘Systematic review of the methods used in economic evaluations of targeted physical activity and sedentary behavior interventions’ which has now been published in Social Science and Medicine.
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