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Save The Dates for Perinatal Mental Health Specialist Forums - Next one Friday 6th October 2017

Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Network are in the process of pulling together the programme for the next Perinatal Mental Health Forum which will be held on Friday 6th October at The Curve, Bury New Rd, Prestwich M25 3BL. The forum held in May was evaluated really positively and they are looking forward to another informative and interactive session.

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Introducing Connect 5 - A New Mental Health Core Skills Training Initiative

Health Education England, working across the North West, is pleased to announce the launch of the North West Connect 5 Enhanced Training Offer which will be delivered across 4 STPs commencing 1st August 2017. Please find attached a briefing for this new mental health core skills training initiative.

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FOR ACTION: PWP Surveys

Dear PPN member,

We would very much like your contribution to a project funded by Health Education England (HEE) and in conjunction with the North West Psychological Professions Network, the national organisation that commissions PWP training through its Regional HEE offices. HEE has commissioned us to conduct a national survey in regards to PWP Retention and PWP Second Destinations which will hopefully help us begin to address some of the national issues in regards to PWP retention which you will be aware is currently a significant problem within the workforce and IAPT service.

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Event: Genomics - Transforming Healthcare

Date: Wed 27 September 2017
Venue: The Studio, Leeds Riverside West, Whitehall Road, Leeds LS1 4AW

Following on from Dame Sally Davies’s recent report ‘Generation Genome’, this is a free educational event which aims to raise awareness of the benefits of genomic medicine, as it is set to become part of mainstream practice. It promises to be a very enlightening and enjoyable day.

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Event: An Introduction to EMDR and Complex Trauma

Date: 9th September 2017
Venue: Manchester Conference Centre

The North West branch of the BPS Division of Counselling Psychology presents a CPD workshop on 'An Introduction to EMDR and complex trauma'. Please note, this event is open to everybody.

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Greater Manchester and North West Coast CRN Stroke Event

Date: Tuesday 26th September 2017 from 9:30am - 4:00pm
Venue: Westleigh Conference Centre, UCLan, Preston

A stroke research event has been organised by Greater Manchester and the North West Coast CRNs. The event is aimed at stroke delivery staff and investigators and has been organised to strengthen the stroke portfolio in the North West Region.

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August 2017 NIHR Research Design Service North West (RDS NW) E-bulletin

In this issue:

  • i4i Connect: funding for SMEs to accelerate medical technology development
  • funding opportunities
  • events
  • approaching funding deadlines

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Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks News

Welcome to the first edition of Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Networks news, part of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership team. They aim to provide you with regular updates on our network programme of work.

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National Mental Health - Making Forward Plans a Reality Conference

27th September 2017
London

This event is focused around the The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health which sets out the unarguable agenda for the reform of mental health care. The strategy aims to increase the quality and availability of care and treatment, improve outcomes and wellbeing, and tackle the wider costs of mental ill health to health services and society.

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An Experiential Introduction to Delivering CBT Online

8th September 2017, 10.15-16.00
Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre, Cambridge Road, Waterloo, Liverpool L22 1RR

The future of CBT is here. Unlock your potential. Be part of the revolution.

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