Building roads to success in mental health

Clinical Studies Officers (CSOs) working within Leicestershire NHS Partnership Trust for the Mental Health Research Network (MHRN) describe one route to acquiring valuable research skills

The Mental Health Research Network (MHRN: see is at the heart of mental health research throughout England. It supports NHS mental health trusts and industry to conduct large-scale, multi-site research. Working for the MHRN provides an opportunity for budding psychologists to develop applied research skills in practical settings.

The MHRN is one of the topic-specific networks of the National Institute for Health Research and the UK Clinical Research Network. The aim of


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