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Associate Professor Belinda Lennox FRCPsych DM

Belinda Lennox is associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist in the Early Intervention in Psychosis service for Oxford Health NHS FT.
Her interests are in discovering the causes of and developing more effective treatments for those with psychosis and in implementing those discoveries into clinical practice. Her current research is in the autoimmune basis of psychosis and she runs a clinic, jointly with neurologists, to assess and treat people with autoimmune psychosis, as well as running a clinical trial to test out this new approach.


Here are links to the best Mental Health Research Projects in the UK, and many in Europe and the rest of the world!

We want to make fundraising for research as important to improving Mental Health conditions as fundraising for Cancer research is to improving different cancer treatments and outcomes. 


MQ is the Mental Health Research Charity which we will be fund-raising for from 2019 onwards.

You can find out more about the research that MQ funds via this link: www.mqmentalhealth.org/research/research-projects

And learn more about our Take Part in Research offering here:  www.mqmentalhealth.org/articles/take-part-in-research


Launched at the International Trials Day in May by NIHR (National Institute of Health Research) at the Clinical Research Network Gtr. Manchester by Clare Morgan, its Research Director www.bepartofresearch.uk is where you can find out all about the clinical research going on in the UK and filter it by keyword, eg cancer, type of drug etc.


These links were sent to us by Alex Berry, a research student at the University of Manchester.

International link www.clinicaltrials.gov/

UK link  www.hra.nhs.uk/planning-and-improving-research/application-summaries/research-summaries/


National Elf Service gives you independent revues of some of the latest, topical MH research.



The Autism Treatment Trials – a list of active UK research studies recruiting participants.  The studies are being undertaken by external bodies and not linked to Thinking Autism. The launch of our new online service listing treatment trial studies taking place in the United Kingdom and currently recruiting participants.


Click below for the list of 44 studies done in Greater Manchester sent to us via the Greater Manchester MH Research Priorities Group where our group is represented. Click HERE for PDF

The list is of mental health studies that were open and recruiting participants during our last Financial Year here in Greater Manchester. There were 44 studies and we recruited 2122 participants. Some of them are open and some of them are closed.  Some of the study titles may be self-explanatory but if you wish to look at the study in more detail-you will need to note down the number under the column titled 'PUBLIC LINK'

We have a public facing website  www.public-odp.nihr.ac.uk/qlikview/

If you copy this link into your internet browser it will come up with an app called Find a Clinical Research Study  Then click on this and then click search for a study and type in the number noted above. This will give you more insight in to what the study is about.

Simon Kaye, Pennine Care’s Research and Innovations Manager is publishing a Research and Innovation Bulletin on the Trust Intranet and the Internet. This is planned to be a quarterly publication highlighting research activity in the trust as well as activities beyond PCFT. He is aiming to highlight the excellent research being done in the trust as well as opportunities for people to get more involved in research and innovation activities within PCFT. www.penninecare.nhs.uk/about-us/research


The McPin Foundation exists to transform mental health research by putting the lived experience of people affected by mental health problems at the heart of research methods and the research agenda.  www.mcpin.org/

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