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Opportunity details

CARDIOPHITNESS: Cardiometabolic Health and Pharmacists in Severe Mental Illness

The role of pharmacy in the physical health of individuals with severe mental illness.

Link to organisation:

https://www.leicspart.nhs.uk/_InvolvingYou-CardioPhitnessResearchStudy.aspx

Full description:

We are exploring the perspectives of service users with severe mental illness (schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder, schizoaffective disorder, non-organic psychosis), their carers and care professionals (including drs, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, dieticians) about cardimetabolic health/risk and the role of pharmacy

Cardiometabolic risk: smoking, high blood pressure, overweight, obese, heart disease, diabetes, pre-diabetes, abnormal blood lipids, central obesity.

Date from

10th April 2019

Date to

31st January 2020

Organisation

ASTON UNIVERSITY and LPT NHS Trust

LPT NHS Trust website address:

https://www.leicspart.nhs.uk/_OurServicesAZ.aspx

Aston University website address

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/


Details

Topic:

Mental health

Location:

All of England

Involvement type:

All of research

What support is offered?

Each participant will be sent an information sheet which contains all the information about the study. In addition the lead researcher will speak to anyone who is interested to discuss the study in more detail and answer any questions or queries. The preference is for anyone interested to contact us by email rather than phone please.

Payment:

We will offer a £10 gift voucher to patients and carers as a sign of appreciation for participation in the interview. If the participant is a care professional we will offer a £10 gift voucher if they take part in their own time (outside of their normal working hours)

Expenses:

Reimburse the participant for any reasonable out of pocket and travel expenses

Can the work be done from home?

Yes

Suitable for a beginner?

Yes