Monthly Archives: May 2015

Making Hay

I’m back from the annual week-long trip to the Welsh Marches, taking in an eclectic mix of speakers at both the Hay¬†and the newer How the Light Gets In festivals. The first of these has grown in size to the … Continue reading

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Risk in inpatient child and adolescent mental health services

This week our full report from the RiSC study, An evidence synthesis of risk identification, assessment and management for young people using tier 4 inpatient child and adolescent mental health services, has been published in Health Services and Delivery Research. … Continue reading

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Health and Care Research Wales

Last week I had the opportunity to join colleagues at the Millennium Stadium for the launch of Health and Care Research Wales. This is the new name for what was, until very recently, the National Institute for Social Care and … Continue reading

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Research capacity building in Wales

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) here in the UK tells us that, at the end of March 2014, there were 680,858 nurses and midwives on the register. The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), which regulates 16 different professions, … Continue reading

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