The EMPOWER team are based in the new Glasgow Mental Health Research Facility. Last month NHS Research Scotland (NRS) Mental Health Network and the University of Glasgow jointly hosted a well attended research open day at the new Facility. Here Claire Matrunola tells us more about the day, what the Network does and her role within it.
Following recent revelations about digital privacy Hamish McLeod reflects on how people respond to new technology.
To coincide with the implementation of The Carer’s (Scotland) Act this month, our research nurse Alison talks about the role of carers in the EMPOWER study.
With recruitment to the second phase of the EMPOWER study well underway in both Glasgow and Melbourne, Simon Bradstreet (Trial Manager) and Helen Whitehill (Research Assistant) provide an update on recent progress.
Research Nurse, Alison Wilson Kay, introduces her role in the EMPOWER project and reflects on moving from a clinical role into a research role.
Stephanie Allan is undertaking a PhD as part of the EMPOWER team. Here she introduces herself and describes the importance of process evaluation for successful research.
Members of the EMPOWER team were delighted to attend and present at the recent International Society for Research on Internet Interventions conference in Berlin. We now want to share our presentations and also two new posters which featured at the Berlin event and also more recently at the NRS Mental Health Network Annual Scientific Meeting.
Jayne here, one of the peer workers on the EMPOWER study. I have lived experience of psychosis and I am delighted to be working in this role. I am very much looking forward to meeting participants in the study and sharing experiences of using the App. I started using the App just over a month ago and I thought I’d write this blog sharing how I’ve found it.
My name's Davie and I've just started work as a Mental Health Peer Support Worker with the EMPOWER Study.