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CPFT Research: Better Diagnosis to Better Care
Thu 30 March 2017, 17:00 – 20:30 BST
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Explore the journey from idea to research project; hear from world leaders on Mental Health, Dementia and Frailty; and learn how CPFT Research is contributing to new interventions and services.
This event is open to all. Tickets are free but booking is essential. Refreshments will be provided free of charge.
Getting to the CRUK Cambridge Institute, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0RE
Cambridge Citi 1, Citi 7 and Citi 8 buses all stop at the Addenbrookes Bus Station.
The Guided Busway A and Park & Ride services also stop on the campus.
Parking is available free of charge for Blue Badge holders, to book please contact email@example.com or call 01223 746009.
During the event there will be short talks from our speakers covering topics on Dementia, Depression, adolescent Mental Health, and Frailty.
There will also be an ‘Images of Research’ exhibition and a networking session during which you can meet researchers; people with lived experience of mental health issues or dementia; and health professionals. Refreshments will be provided free of charge.
‘Images of Research’ exhibition
Researchers have been challenged to share the wonder and diversity of their work in a single image and short description. On the night, you will help us decide which image captured your imagination, raised your curiosity, or got you thinking a little differently about research.
Any researcher within CPFT or relevant areas of work (Mental Health, Dementia, Community and Older People’s care) is welcome to submit an entry to the ‘Images of Research’ competition. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Allison Bentley is a research nurse at CPFT, following over 10 years of experience caring for people with end stage long-term conditions and frailty. Her research looks at physical symptoms in people living with Lewy Body Dementia. She has worked closely with a group of carers who have been involved at every stage of the project.
Professor Ed Bullmore is Director of Research at CPFT and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. His research uses brain imaging to improve understanding and treatment of mental health issues. His recent work on depression received national attention including BBC Radio 4 documentary ‘The Inflamed Mind’.
Chris Carling is an active member of the CPFT Service User and Carer Research Group and is a champion for Join Dementia Research. She experienced Dementia first-hand through caring for both parents, and in 2012 she published a book reflecting on their experiences called But then something happened: a story of everyday Dementia.
Dr Martina Di Simplicio is a Visiting Scientist at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit and a consultant psychiatrist at CPFT. Her research develops early psychological interventions for young people aiming to address neglected areas such as self-harm. She collaborates with app developers to tailor new treatments via use of technology.
Dr Louise Lafortune is the scientific coordinator of the Ageing Well Programme at the NIHR School for Public Health Research. Her interests encompass the development, evaluation and implementation of interventions and service delivery models aimed at improving care for older people with complex needs, namely frail older people.
Professor John O’Brien is the Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge and an active clinician who has longstanding interests in dementia