September 2017 NIHR Research Design Service North West (RDS NW) e-Bulletin

In this issue:

• From research idea to funding application support event
• winners of the NIHR Let’s Get Digital competition announced
• funding opportunities
• events
• approaching funding deadlines.

To access this e-Bulletin, please visit the Research Design Service North West website.

NIHR - Research Design North West Event

Date: Thursday 12th October from 9.30am-3.00pm
Venue: The Storey Instistute, Lancaster

This RDS NW event is for health and social care professionals and researchers in the North West of England who want to develop and submit an application to an NIHR or other national competition peer reviewed research funding stream.

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NIHR: Funding and support round-up September 2017

For information about funding and support from the NHS National Institute for Health Research download the September 2017 Round up.

NIHR: New guides on clinical academic careers launched

Two exciting new guides to support healthcare professionals to develop clinical academic careers have launched today.

The guides have been developed with Health Education England (HEE) to provide information on the various awards available through our two organisations, how to apply for awards, and how the awards work in practice should applicants be successful.

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Registration Open: The Future Professional Representation of Clinical Psychology

Date: Thursday 19th October, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Venue: The Hive, 51 Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1FN, The Studio, 3rd Floor, Rise and Shine Meeting Room

There has been debate going on around the future representation of clinical psychology and what is required to ensure an effective and sustainable workforce that can contribute to health and social care developments. There are significant differences in opinion around what is needed for the profession and how this can be achieved. There are constraints on how this could be achieved within existing professional body structures. There have been emerging voices and groups proposing alternative models. However, there has not been a forum where representatives of the different points of view can come together and engage in constructive debate.

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Hold the Date: PPN Annual Conference 'Responding to Trauma'

Date: Thursday 9th November 2017 from 9:30am - 4:30pm
Venue: Bolton Whites Hotel (West Stand, Level 2, Platinum Suite), Macron Stadium, De Havilland Way, Bolton, Manchester BL6 6SF

North West Psychological Professions Network is pleased to announce that registration for the 2018 PPN Annual Conference will be opening shortly.

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Registration Reminder: North West IAPT Leadership & Innovation Forum Event

Date: Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Venue: DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan, WN5 0UH in the DW Sports Fitness Lounge (South Stand)

The North West Psychological Professions Network is delighted to announce the programme for the next IAPT Leadership and Innovation Forum Autumn Event.

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Global Mental Health and Cultural Psychiatry Newsletter

The second edition of the Global Mental Health and Cultural Psychiatry Newsletter is now available.

Download the newsletter.

Tender Opportunity

The NHS England Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme (IAPT) is seeking to implement:

  1. Advanced Couple Therapy for Depression training for Relate practitioners
  2. Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy teacher training for CBT Therapists in IAPT services.

This tender is issued by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, working on behalf of Health Education England, and seeks suitably qualified training providers to deliver as follows:

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Division of Clinical Psychology’s 2018 Annual Conference: Poster Submissions

2-Day Conference: ‘Being Bold in Changing Times’

17/01/2018 - 09:00 to 18/01/2018 - 17:00
Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa, 24-26 Newport Rd, Cardiff CF24 0DD

Submissions for posters close midday 20 September 2017.

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