An Introduction to theSOUTH LONDON &SOUTH EAST HUB email@example.com - 020 7848 5015“We support research across South London and the South East building on knowledge to improve patient care and mental health services” The Mental Health Research Network is part of the NIHR Clinical Research Network, which supports research to make patients, and the NHS, better.
►About the MHRNThe Mental Health Research Network is part of the NationalInstitute for Health Research and our mission is to help makeresearch about mental health happen within the NHS inEngland.We work with everyone who needs to be involved in researchprojects – researchers, mental health professionals, people withexperience of mental health problems, their families, and researchand development staff based in NHS trusts. We support studiesthat are based within mental health services, within social careservices and within primary care services.We support randomised controlled trials, service evaluations,qualitative studies, epidemiological research, genetic research ande-science studies. We support multi-centre and multi-site projectsas well as small single-site pilot studies.We support both publicly-funded research studies and projectsthat are sponsored by industry.►Benefits of using the MHRNIf you run a project on the MHRN you can:■ Obtain assistance with contractual and financial arrangements■ Obtain advice and support for obtaining COREC approval, R&Dapprovals and trust honorary contracts■ Have access to Clinical Studies Officers who willensure the streamlined recruitment of participants■ Gain access to a secure web-based data entry system - can enterstudy data on to a central database from workstations locatedaround the country■ Benefit from the fact that recruitment objectives will bemonitored closely throughout project■ Obtain assistance with publicity
►About the South London & South East HubThe South London & South East Hub supports a large numberof studies across six Mental Health Trusts namely South London& Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, South West London and St.Georges Mental Health NHS Trust, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust,Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey and BoardersPartnership NHS Foundation Trust and Kent and MedwayPartnership and Social Care Trust.While the majority of our projects are running withinsecondary care (both in and out-patients), we also supportprimary and social care studies. A growing part of our workinvolves working with industry on pharmaceutical trials.Activities we support range from scoping exercises toquestionnaire based studies, up to multicenter RCT’s.Areas of research include; adult mental health, children andadolescents, developmental disorders and addictions, and fitwithin the framework of the Clinical Academic Groups createdby King’s Health Partners.The involvement of service users and carers in research is animportant aim in the work of the MHRN.There are also opportunities within the hub for service users and carers to attend training courses, focus groups and get involved with the hub management committee as well as becoming a member of the FAST-R service.
►The Hub AreaThe SL&SE Hub is based at the Institute of Psychiatry and covers anarea with a population of 6.5 million. It is affiliated with thefollowing NHS Trusts as well as a number of Primary Care Trustsand Service User and Carer Groups: ■ South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust ■ Oxleas NHS Trust ■ South West London & St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust ■ Kent & Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust ■ Surrey & Borders Partnership Trust ■ Sussex Partnership NHS TrustEach trust has a member of staff representing the trust on theSouth London & South East Management Committee who meetquarterly. They also have members of MHRN staff based in theirlocal offices working on the portfolio of studies►Local Contacts■ South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation TrustInstitute of Psychiatry,King’s College London16 De Crespigny ParkLondonSE5 8AFTel: 020 7848 5015R&D Contact: Gill Dale and Jennifer Leibescher■ Oxleas NHS Foundation TrustR&D Office and Knowledge ServicesQuality and Audit TeamOxleas NHS Foundation TrustPinewood House, Pinewood PlaceDartford, KentDA2 7WGTel: 01322 625 049R&D Contact: Anthony Davis and Jazz Thind
■ South West London & St George’s Mental Health NHS TrustSouth West London & St George’s Mental Health NHS Trustc/o Section of Mental Health, PHSE DivisionSt George’s, University of LondonCranmer TerraceLondonSW17 0RETel: 020 3513 6420R&D Contact: Enitan Eboda and Dr Niruj Agrawal■ Kent & Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership TrustResearch & Development Dept.Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust35 Kings Hill AvenueKings HillWest MallingKentME19 4AXTel: 01732 520 400R&D Contact:■ Surrey & Borders Partnership TrustSurrey and Borders Partnership NHS TrustThe Ridgewood CentreOld Bisley RoadFrimley, SurreyGU16 9QETel: 01932 722 874R&D Contact: Dorrie Mystris and Elaine Alves■ Sussex Partnership NHS TrustSussex Partnership NHS Foundation TrustR1.13 Sussex Education CentreMill View Hospital SiteHove BN3 7HZTel: 01273 265 896R&D Contact: Mark Hayward and Tanya Telling
►South London & South East Hub ManagementCommittee MembersThe MHRN Management Committee meets on a quarterly basisto discuss on going issues impacting on the work of the MHRN,plan for upcomming changes and discuss achievements made bythe Hub. The committee is made up of representatives from all thetrusts covered by the Hub, clincial speciailists as well members ofthe PPI community (Patient and Public Involvement). Anthony Davies R&D Oxleas Belinda Trengove-Jones Hub Manager (Maternity Cover) Bryan Hobgen R&D Sussex Dorrie Mystris R&D Surrey and Borders Elaine Alves R&D Surrey and Borders Enitan Eboda R&D South West London Gill Dale R&D SLaM Henk Permentier Primary Care Lead Jazz Thind R&D Oxleas Jennifer Liebscher R&D SLaM Mark Hayward R&D Sussex Nick Hervey Social Care Lead Niruj Agrawal Deputy Hub Lead Patricia Ronan R&D Kent Tom Craig Hub Lead Roger Baxter Service User Representative Roger Oliver Carer Representative Megan Rees PPI Coordinator Sheri Oduola Assistant Hub Manager►Some of the Hubs Associated Organisations
Management & Support StaffHub Manager (Maternity cover for Elizabeth Hutt) 020 7848 0691Belinda Trengove-Jones firstname.lastname@example.orgAssistant Hub Manager 020 7848 0688Sheri Oduola email@example.comAdministrator 020 7848 5015Stu Morris firstname.lastname@example.org-Science Officer 020 7848 0610Stella Dansu email@example.comPPI Coordinator 020 7848 5015 / 020 3312 9837Megan Rees firstname.lastname@example.orgResearch StaffSLaM 020 7848 5015Adil Sami email@example.comAmy McLachlan firstname.lastname@example.orgCharlotte Collins email@example.comEmma Walton* firstname.lastname@example.orgLorraine Omari-Asor email@example.comMary-Jo Doyle firstname.lastname@example.orgMichael Kelly email@example.comMohamed Pujeh firstname.lastname@example.orgNatalie Carter email@example.comVictor Dangare* firstname.lastname@example.orgKent & Medway 07768 386015 / 07827 872 103Amy Hammond email@example.comImogen Bennetto firstname.lastname@example.orgSarah Dickens email@example.com *Research Nurses Seconded 2 Days A Week to work in SLaMOxleas 01322 625 049Gus Musa firstname.lastname@example.orgHannah Kelly email@example.comSurrey & Borders 01932 722 874Emily Williams firstname.lastname@example.orgNikkita Osiadacz email@example.comSouth West London & St Georges 020 3513 6420Andra Cosma firstname.lastname@example.orgPraveen Macherla email@example.comAnna Weller firstname.lastname@example.orgSussex 01273 265 896Adam Baxter email@example.comPhilippa Case firstname.lastname@example.orgSally Skipper email@example.comSerena Gregory firstname.lastname@example.orgYvette Lycett email@example.com
Contact UsFreepost RSXE-GXEU-EXSRMHRN South London & South East HubInstitute of Psychiatry, PO3916 De Crespigny ParkLONDONSE5 8AFTel. 020 7848 5015Fax. 0207 848 0226Email. firstname.lastname@example.org Produced by the South London & South East Hub - January 2013 Information was accurate at time of printing