Faraz Mughal

Institution: Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, England.

Supervisory team: Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham, Dr Lisa Dikomitis, and Dr Opeyemi Babatunde.

Position: National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) In-Practice Fellow, General Practitioner, and MPhil student.

Current research: I am currently studying the management of self-harm in primary care. I am nearing completion of a systematic review exploring the role of the General Practitioner in the management of patients with self-harm behaviour in international primary care. I am also about to start a qualitative semi-structured interview study exploring the perspectives of young people who self-harm and their experiences of general practice and primary care.

Research interests:

  • Self-harm in general practice and primary care
  • Self-harm in children and young people
  • Suicidal ideation in primary care
  • Primary care mental health

Recent Publications:

  • Davie, M., Mughal, F. (2017). An intercollegiate call for children and young people’s mental health. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 15, 359:j5180.
  • Mughal, F., England, E. (2016). The mental health of young people: the view from primary care. British Journal of General Practice, 66(651), 502-3.
  • Mughal, F., England, E. (2015). Potential of digital technologies and therapies for children and young people. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 9, 351:h6600.

Can help with: I can help with providing general practice and primary care expertise in research studies and feel it is important to actively collaborate. I have experience and skills in evidence synthesis and cross-sectional and qualitative study methodologies. I am also the Royal College of General Practitioners Clinical Fellow in Mental Health.

What’s essential to your well-being? I aim to achieve balance in both my work and home life – which does require flexibility. I enjoy exercise, reading, time with family, and being outdoors.

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