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Acceptability of photobiomodulation for mucositis management in children and young people

Most children with cancer are treated with chemotherapy. Eight in every ten of these children develop a sore mouth, which can involve extensive, painful ulceration. We call this oral mucositis....

GP drop-in clinics at Family Hubs

Our team are supporting Hull City Council to evaluate a new GP drop-in clinic at a Family Hub. The clinic is available to all families attending certain play sessions at...

Exploring the psychometric properties of parent and child measures

We are working on several projects that will evaluate the psychometric properties and potential utility of measures administered during the early years to both parents and children. We are looking...

Describing and evaluating the Tree Babies intervention

We are working with Phoenix Wellbeing and Hull Museums to understand how parenting groups can use green spaces and nature to promote family wellbeing and positive parent-child interactions for families...

West Yorkshire Scientific Advisory Group (WYSAG)

The West Yorkshire Scientific Advisory Group (WYSAG) is hosted and facilitated by the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Yorkshire and Humber on behalf of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and...

Be Well Work Well: A longitudinal cohort study to understand and improve health and social care staff wellbeing and retention

There is a workforce crisis in health and social care in the UK, with rising levels of anxiety, exhaustion, stress and burnout among staff: NHS staff are, for example, 50%...

Our COVID-19 response

The YH ARC teams aimed to generate evidence on COVID-19’s diverse impacts, guide responses, and maintain healthcare provision, with community engagement and co-production key to ensuring research addressed local needs....

Exploring how arts-based social prescribing activities influence the identity change process in recovery from serious mental illness: A realist review and evaluation

Recovery from mental illness is a very individual experience, with hundreds of outcomes and mechanisms of change activated within non-clinical interventions. Recovery is a nonlinear process that can include challenges,...

The Creative Bridge; Transitions From Child And Adolescent Mental Health Services In The Context Of Creative Arts.

The health and wellbeing benefits of participating in creative arts activities have witnessed an increasing focus of attention in recent years. However, there is limited knowledge about the impact creative...

PRIMROSE – Interventions to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in people living with severe mental illness – implementation expertise

UCLP-Primrose intervention aims to improve the assessment and management of cardiovascular disease in individuals with severe mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, psychosis, and schizophrenia. By integrating UCLPartners Proactive Care...

SMI and Physical Health Conditions: lived experiences and service responses

Despite significant shifts at legislative, policy and service provision level, people with severe mental illness (SMI) still experience higher rates of physical illness than the general population. This study explored...

Mental Health Navigators – Evaluation

Mental Health Navigators (MHN) in Wakefield are there to support tenants of Wakefield District Housing in their mental health needs and lifestyle choices. This study worked out how useful the...