Swansea University is part of a study that will assess health of nation’s 20,000 domiciliary care staff The first study to establish the risk of COVID-19 to domiciliary care workers across Wales is to launch today. The pandemic is thought to have had a major impact on the health of the 20,000 workers who offer…
Population Data Science to support new £4m COVID-19 immunity research within two of its Centre’s of Excellence
SAIL Databank and BREATHE – the Health Data Research Hub for Respiratory Health will join forces with researchers across the UK to support vital studies into coronavirus antibodies and immunity. The £4m project will pool existing UK coronavirus antibody data in one secure source to accelerate the search for treatments and inform decisions around shielding…
Centre launches survey for young people as part of UK wide research to understand the challenges of the pandemic
A team of researchers, from the National Centre for Population Health and Wellbeing Research at Swansea University, have launched a new study which will gather opinions of young people age 11 – 22 to understand the challenges they face during the pandemic.
Leading experts appeal for an energetic and sustained response to childhood trauma during and beyond the pandemic
Today, a new and independent expert body, the UK Trauma Council (UKTC), launches with an appeal for an energetic and sustained response to childhood trauma. Its launch is timely, in light of increasing evidence of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown on child mental health.
Initial findings from a UK community-based COVID-19 study show that people with MS have no higher risk of contracting COVID-19 than the general population, during the early phase of the pandemic when strict precautions were taken.
As schools reopen, a survey of primary school staff in Wales shows that they support children going back to their classes, for the sake of their education and social development, but that they also have real concerns.
New study highlights vulnerabilities of pregnant women living in Wales at risk of their babies being removed from their care
A new research has revealed that pregnant women living in Wales – who are at risk of their babies being removed from their care in the first year of life – are more likely to have had mental health problems compared to other pregnant women.
A new research project born out of the current COVID-19 pandemic will track the moods of people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) over time to monitor its effect on accelerating the progression of the disease.
Research undertaken by Adolescent Mental Health Data Platform points way to dealing with looming mental health crisis from COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic looks set to create a mental health crisis affecting young people in the UK, and experts at Swansea University Medical School are finding out how best to deal with it.
The study is being supported by SAIL (Secure Anonymous Information Linkage) Databank based at Swansea University Medical School. It is a world-leading, population databank, entrusted by the Welsh NHS to safely store the Welsh population’s health data, collected routinely by GPs and hospitals.