‘Strange Situation’ Training Programme with Dr Judith Solomon The Strange Situation is among the most influential measures of infant mental health, and is the recommended assessment of attachment in young children by The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). This 10-day training course, led by Dr Judith Solomon, provides a rare opportunity to […]
Archives for December 2016
Type 2 Diabetes – would you risk it?
Does personalized genetic information help people adopt healthier behaviour? Giving people information about their individual risk of developing type 2 diabetes does not influence them to change their health-related behaviours, according to a study led by researchers from the MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge and published today in PLOS Medicine. Being more physically active […]
Cutting welfare to protect the economy ignores lessons of history, researchers warn
Amid ongoing welfare cuts, Ann Louise Kinmonth, Mike Kelly, Natasha Kriznik and Simon Szreter argue that investment in health and social care have been integral to British economic success since 1600. There needs to be an end to this idea of setting economic growth in opposition to the goal of welfare provision. The suggestion of […]
Can we do this better? Building research capacity amongst Cambridge’s nurses, midwives and allied health professionals
Linking together to explore research opportunities On a November afternoon, a varied group of 30 or so nurses, midwives and allied health professionals (NMAHPs) came together to discuss research ideas and interests, find out about research activities and opportunities at Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) and the University of Cambridge. They were there to find mentors […]