Una works as a research fellow at City, University of London. Her current research focuses on exploring the care of mental health problems in acute care settings with a particular interest in how we can improve the patient experience. Previously Una conducted research into the experiences of how emotions impact on the development of eating disorders.
Una Foye highlights a small qualitative study that explores the benefits of establishing music groups on acute mental health inpatient wards. She reflects on the boredom felt by many inpatients and the importance of social connection and a positive ward atmosphere that may indirectly improve recovery and mental well-being.[read the full story...]
Una Foye explores the implications of a recent qualitative study of clinicians’ views on treatment adaptations for men with eating disorders.[read the full story...]
Una Foye and Josefien Breedvelt from the Mental Health Foundation publish their debut elf blog on a recent systematic narrative review that aimed to identify and summarise research examining depression and anxiety in the context of social networking websites.[read the full story...]