Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust provides physical, mental health and social care for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset. Their services are delivered at community bases, hospitals, clinics and people’s homes. They focus on delivering care as close to home as possible. Find out more about Oxford Health here.

Oxford Health's research covers a wide number of conditions, including dementia, bipolar disorder, depression, and schizophrenia.

Staff and service users were recruited from Oxford Health for the exploratory study in WP2, are currently being recruited for the Randomised Controlled Trial in WP4, and will be recruited in future for the Process Evaluation in WP5.

 

Meet the Research Team

 Dr Andrew Molodynski (Principal Investigator)

 

Kate Manhattan (Clinical Research Assistant)

Kate started working on TACK within Oxford Health in April 2020. Kate's background is in Forensic Mental Health, previously working in London as a Forensic Mental Health Practitioner and a Project Manager for a number of community-based projects working with Personality Disordered Offenders. Kate's spare time is mostly taken up looking after her 2 young children, but she has also recently taken up gardening and attempting (so far unsuccessfully) to learn to use a sewing machine.

 

 

 

Rachel Hannon (Research Assistant)

Rachel is a Medical Sciences graduate with an interest in Psychopharmacology and has previously worked on research investigating the potential use of Ketamine for reduction of Alcoholic Relapse. Rachel has recently started weightlifting in her spare time and enjoys long walks in the countryside with her neighbour’s dog, Dave. Fun fact: Rachel once raced with Mo Farah!