Research and Innovation

It is an exciting time for research in KMPT with research involvement increasing across Kent and Medway.

Find out more about research and development and our innovations.

Research and Development

Our Research and Development team has a focus on mental health, dementias and neurodegeneration. We are funded by the National Institute of Health Research NIHR) and are part of the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Clinical Research Network (KSSCRN).

Open Dialogue

We are currently taking part in a national pilot project involving the Open Dialogue (OD) approach.The approach involves psychologically consistent, family and social network meetings where members of the service user’s family or peer group will meet with a team of professionals in their own home and engage in dialogue including the service user.

Eating Disorders Service

The Eating Disorders Service is holding a research feasibility study into methods of treating anorexia. Find out more.