How I used art to help me recover from an eating disorder

29 February 2016

Sarah Carpenter is an artist and former eating disorders patient at Maudsley Hospital. She used her artwork as a tool for recovery. She has recently exhibited her work in Maudsley Hospital’s Long Gallery, called ‘Emerging’. Here she describes her artwork and how it evolved from dealing with bulimia.
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Working collaboratively with the patients and carers

08 December 2015

Professor Sukhwinder Singh Shergill shares his experiences of working collaboratively with patients and carers.
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Schwartz Rounds – sharing experiences of compassionate care

23 November 2015

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust have been running Schwartz Rounds since September 2015, a group where all staff (clinical and non-clinical) can come together and share experiences about providing compassionate healthcare. Read facilitator Nicki Power's blog on why they are called Schwartz rounds and what they mean.
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Home and dry in 2015

16 November 2015

Dr Tony Rao is a consultant old age psychiatrist working at North Southwark Community Mental Health Team for Older Adults and is also a visiting researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London. He is the longest serving community consultant old age psychiatrist, having been in post for more than 15 years. As part of Alcohol Awareness Week 2015, Dr Rao has written about alcohol and older people.
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Behind the Scenes - making a BBC documentary on OCD

19 August 2015

Professor Uta Frith visited the Michael Rutter Centre for Young People as part of a BBC2 Horizon programme about OCD. Here she writes about her experience.
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My story of hope and encouragement

14 August 2015

Kathryn Grant suffered from postpartum psychosis and was a patient at the Mother and Baby Unit at Bethlem Royal Hospital from November 2012 to January 2013. She is now a media volunteer for the charity Action on postpartum psychosis and regularly shares her experience of mental illness. Here she talks about stigma and being part of a high profile television debate on mental illness.
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