Research into Recovery and Wellbeing

A website about the work of the recovery research team at the Institute of Mental Health

The University of Nottingham


The co-ordinating centre for NEON is the Institute of Mental Health, a collaboration between Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Nottingham. Research is also being carried out in London at two sites: Queen Mary University of London and King's College London

NEON is funded by the National Institute for Health Research under the Programme Grants for Applied Research Scheme (Funder reference RP-PG-0615-20016).

The sponsor of the NEON Study is Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

The study has received ethical approval for Phase 1 (REC reference: 17/EM/0401).  Approval will be sought for phases 2 and 3 before work commences.  

NEON has:

  • a Programme Steering Committee (Chair: Prof. Sonia Johnson, UCL)
  • an International Advisory Board with seven members
  • a Lived Experience Advisory Panel (Chair: Dan Robotham, the McPin Foundation)