Lucy is a part-time MSc student at Newcastle University. She is studying Public Health and Health Services Research and has an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences. Lucy also works for the NIHR Innovation Observatory based at Newcastle University where she participates in horizon scanning activities for drugs, diagnostics, devices, and digital applications with the aim of accelerating access to promising health innovations for NHS patients. Lucy's interests include inequalities in mental health (individual, regional, national, global) and suicide.
In her debut blog, Lucy Barrass examines a systematic review which finds high variation in risk and rate of suicide in indigenous and ethnic minority populations.[read the full story...]