LYPFT – Research Opportunity for Carers, Relatives or Friends

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People who have diagnoses such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder are more likely than the general population to have diabetes. 

The EMERALD study developed by the University of York is part of the DIAMONDS programme of research looking to improve the outcomes and services of people living with both diabetes and a mental health condition.

We are looking for carers, relatives, or friends to take part in a short interview to learn more about what it’s like to provide care for someone, understand how mental ill health and diabetes impacts on day-to-day life, and how diabetes care might be improved in future.

If you currently support someone living with diabetes and a mental health condition such as psychosis, schizophrenia, bipolar and would be happy to take part in a short face to face interview please contact Sue on the details below.

You can find more information here…

Researcher:  Sue Bellass

Telephone: 01904 321679

Email: sue.bellass@york.ac.uk

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2018-09-13T10:01:49+00:00 13th September 2018|0 Comments

About the Author:

Sean Tunnicliffe
Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.

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