Infrastructures fit for purpose? The complex challenges in sharing mental health data


Louise Arsenault provides a fascinating overview on the challenges and complexities of sharing mental health data in the UK.

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Using data to inform suicide and self-harm prevention #SelfHarmData


Karen Wetherall summarises the new NatCen report on suicide and self-harm in Britain: researching risk and resilience using UK surveys.

Follow #SelfHarmData on Twitter for all the discussions from the ‘Using data to inform suicide and self-harm prevention’ event in London.

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Risk factors for falls amongst adults with learning disabilities identified in US study

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In 2010, a study by Age UK suggested that up to one in three people aged 65 and over fall each year and that the cost to the NHS in England of falls amongst older people was estimated to be up to £4.6m a day. Age UK suggest that if older people took regular exercise [read the full story…]