Young People and Self-harm

Data collected by Public Health England (PHE) show that Stoke-on-Trent had a significantly higher rate of hospital admissions of self-harm for 15-19 year olds and 20-24 year olds compared with the national average in 2016/17. Moreover, compared to its statistical nearest neighbours, Stoke-on-Trent had the highest rate of hospital admissions of self-harm for 15-19 year…

CHAD Research Seminar Wednesday October 30th

The latest CHAD Research Seminar will take place on Wednesday October 30th. The presenters are: Mike Oliver: Does taking meaningful lunch breaks at work make a difference to your psychosocial health? Sophia Fedorowicz: Suicide Prevention: An Expert by Experience Perspective. The seminar will take place in Ashley Building, LT011, Leek Road Campus, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent,…

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Conference

The Centre for Health and Development (CHAD) at Staffordshire University hosted a conference on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), in partnership with Stoke-on-Trent City Council and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Staffordshire. The event took place on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 at the Leek Road Campus, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent. Following presentation of CHADs…

Home Is Where the Health Is – Inaugural Professorial Lecture

  The Inaugural Professorial Lecture, Home Is Where the Health Is, by Professor Chris Gidlow, Professor of Applied Health Research, took place at 6pm on Tuesday September 10th in the Science Centre Lecture Theatre, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, University Quarter, Stoke-on-Trent. Christopher Gidlow presented to a full room for his inaugural Professorial lecture, Home is where…

Centre for Health and Development

2nd Annual Health and Inequalities Conference

CHAD 2nd Annual Health and Inequalities Conference, Economic, Environmental and Health Inequalities in a Time of Austerity The Centre for Health and Development (CHAD) at Staffordshire University and the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) held a hugely successful 2nd Annual Health and Inequalities Conference at the University on Wednesday 26th June, 2019. Given the current…

CHAD Research Seminar Wednesday June 5th

The latest CHAD Research Seminar will take place on Wednesday June 5th. Please note the change of venue, the seminar will now take place in Ashley Building, LT010. The presenters are: Dr Yanping Niu: The meaning and experiences of spirituality and spiritual care among people from Chinese backgrounds in England: A grounded theory investigation. Stephanie…

A Report on the Impact of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Exploring the impact of the migration from Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) on claimants with mental health problems, Richard Machin, Fiona McCormack and Chris Gidlow. This report summarises the findings of a research project conducted by Staffordshire University and Disability Solutions West Midlands. The research explored the impact of the transition…

CHAD Research Seminar Wednesday May 1st

On Wednesday May 1st we were delighted to welcome over 50 delegates to the third research seminar in our 2019 series of CHAD seminars, which focused on self-harm in young people. Self-harm is a common issue in young people. Lifetime prevalence rates of self-harm in the UK has been estimated at around 18%, but data…