NIHR – News and Research Newsletter – February 2020

To view the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), News and Research Newsletter for February 2020, please see their information page.


External Examiner for MSc Applied Clinical Psychology - deadline Monday 16th March

The School of Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire is seeking to appoint a new External Examiner for our MSc Applied Clinical Psychology for the period 1st January 2021 to 31st December 2024. This course runs at UCLan’s Preston campus and at a partner college: ICPS in Athens. The person appointed to the role will be responsible for overseeing both courses, however all boards will take place in Preston and no travel to Athens will be required.

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PWP Retention Report available now: "Impact on the Retention of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners?"

Clare Baguley, Programme Manager, Psychological Professions Network, Health Education England and Liz Kell, Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychological Therapies, Course Lead Post Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Mental Health Practice, University of Central Lancashire have worked in partnership to create the "What Factors Impact on the Retention of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners?" report.

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Free online learning programme on COVID-19

Have you read the online learning programme on COVID-19? The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has worked with Future Learn to develop a new free to access programme.

Trauma and Psychosis Conference – 1st July 2020

A Trauma and Psychosis Conference is taking place on Wednesday 1st July, 09:30-16:30 at Kings House Conference Centre, Manchester.  There will be international and well known speakers alongside NHS clinicians presenting the latest knowledge within their professional fields. For more information and to book your place please see the event flyer.

NHS Wonder Women Series 2 – second episode

Following on from the success of the first episode, the NHS R&D North West are pleased to bring you the second episode of series two from their NHS Wonder Women films.

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New NIHR My Signals Collection: Depression

In My Signals, health and social care staff and service users tell us what research is important to them and why they feel others need to know about it. In this collection, we asked nine mental health practitioners and members of the public to tell us which Signals have interested them most and explain why they feel the findings are worth sharing.

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8c Consultant Psychologist Post at LTHTR - deadline 12.03.20

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are currently advertising for a 0.6wte Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Physical Health and Pain Management. For more details please see the job vacancy page.  The deadline for applications is Thursday 12th March.

Psychological Professionals Wellbeing Symposium- 6 April 2020, Edinburgh - NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

The Leadership & Management Faculty Psychological Professionals Wellbeing Symposium on 6th April in Edinburgh is now open for registration. For more information and to register for the event, please see the BPS information page.

8,300 contributions - say what?!

As you may be aware, the first online workshop of #PsychologicalProfessionsIntoAction is now closed and there seems to be a void in our lives right about now. We miss hearing from each and every one of you, whether that is through your ideas, comments and votes. So we wanted to reminisce and see how many of you participated. Let's find out…

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