'Why Babies Can't Wait' - Parent Infant Mental Health & Attachment Free Conference

Date: Wednesday 17th May 2017
Venue: Adelphi House, Salford

The aim of this conference is to showcase some of the Parent Infant Mental Health Interventions on offer for families across Greater Manchester and to highlight the crucial importance of the early relationship in the perinatal period to the well-being of the infant, parent and wider family.

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Academy of creative minds 2017

For full details about the Academy of Creative Minds visit the website

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Time to enter for The Positive Practice in MH Awards – closing date 15th May

Nominations are currently low within the following categories…. perinatal, eating disorders, housing, education, mental health and social work, employment and psychologies therapies in secondary care. 

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Questions about using digital technology for mental health problems?

A new national survey has opened, giving people interested in digital technology for mental health, either personally or professionally, the chance to submit their questions.

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Clinical Lead Role for Midwifery – Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire

The Strategic Clinical Networks are looking to recruit to a clinical lead role for Midwifery. We are inviting expressions of interest from midwives across Greater Manchester currently involved in active clinical care. The post will require a time commitment of 1 PA per week.  The post is funded for one year from 1st May 2017 until 30th April 2018.

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1 Day Workshop: Working with Self-Harm

Date: Friday 17th November 2017 from 9:30am to 4:30pm
Venue: Dalton Ellis, Manchester, M14 5RL

People who self-harm can present in many health settings from general practice to IAPT, specialist psychological therapy services, home treatment teams, inpatient and outpatient psychiatry settings, A&E and other physical health settings.

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The New Savoy DIGITAL IAPT 2017 Conference

Disrupting IAPT: can digital pathways 'change the game'?

Monday 8 May 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The 5 Year Forward View has set challenging access targets for IAPT, and the staff wellbeing surveys are telling us they can’t be delivered by working harder. Going digital will either come to the rescue, or put the nail in the coffin of the ‘universal access’ agenda for good. Come and share your intelligence and opinions about how digital therapies can help us work smarter with some of the leading innovators in the field so we can keep the flame of hope alive!

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Development of Advanced Practitioner - Level 7 Apprenticeship in learning disability and autism across health and social care including nursing, social workers and AHPS

An expression of interest for a Level 7 Advanced Clinical Practitioner Apprenticeship role has been accepted for development by Skills for Health and will be relevant across health and social care.

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MTP: Local Maternity Systems Resource Pack Published

NHS England published the first iteration of their resource pack for Local Maternity Systems (LMSs), as part of the event marking one year on from the National Maternity Review.

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Expressions of Interest Invited: Core 24 Mental Health Liaison Training Package

The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health states that by 2020/21 no acute hospital is to be without all-age mental health liaison services in emergency departments and inpatient wards, and at least 50 per cent of acute hospitals should meet the 'Core 24' service standard as a minimum.

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