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Event: Perinatal Mental Health 20/06/17

This event is specifically for Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire.

Perinatal Mental Health – What do I need to know?
Urgent Care and General Adult Mental Health

Date: Tuesday 20 June 2017 from 10:00am – 4:15pm (registration opens at 9:30am)
Venue: The Monastery Manchester, Gorton Lane, Manchester, M12 5WF

The objectives are that delegates leave the conference with the ability to recognise serious mental illness and emergencies in perinatal mental health and develop awareness of:

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Latest NIHR Funding Opportunities

View the latest NIHR funding opportunities for this month. 

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Our website during the pre-election period

We are now in the pre-election period, also known as ‘purdah’. This means our social channels will be quieter than usual and you will receive your next newsletter after the 8th June 2017 when the election process has concluded.

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Mindfulness Guinness World Record Attempt

Date: Saturday 13th May 2017 from 11:00 – 12:00
Venue: Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER

Celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week and become a world record breaker with Self Help!

We want YOU to join us and make history as we attempt to beat the world record for the most people practicing mindfulness together.

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Job Opportunity - Clinical Programme Manager: Psychological Professions Network

Are you a practitioner psychologist or accredited psychological therapist who would relish a new challenge, working at a regional level to improve psychological healthcare? Are you creative, organised and work well with a complex network of others across multiple organisation? Are you passionate about bringing psychology and psychological therapies to more people who can benefit?

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5 Free Places for PPN Members Now Available: Service User Experience in Mental Health Conference

Service User Experience in Mental Health
Friday 12 May 2017
De Vere West One, London

Through national updates, lived experience and practical case studies the conference will provide a step by step guide to measuring, monitoring and improving service user experience in mental health services.

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Perinatal Mental Health: The National Training Course 2017

Thursday, 22 and Friday, 23 June 2017
Winchester School of Art, Park Avenue, Winchester SO23 8DL

Internationally renowned speakers providing evidence-based, up to date and clinically relevant knowledge covering most areas of the Draft NHSE Competency Framework and the Scottish Curricular Framework. The excellent venue is in the heart of the beautiful and historic city of Winchester.

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Developing and Leading Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Services

Monday, 22 May 2017, London

A one-day extension of the famous ‘Winchester Course’ for clinical and service leads. An interactive masterclass for anyone in a senior/leadership role in perinatal mental health pathways at local, regional or national levels, led by Dr Alain Gregoire with contributions from national experts.

For more information download the event flyer.

Perinatal Mental Health Training Day

Date: Tuesday 13 June 2017 from 9:30am - 4:30pm
Venue: Learning Centre and Network South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Trust St George’s Hospital, Corporation Street, Stafford ST16 3AG

This free training day is designed to improve confidence, knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of perinatal mental illness, enhance understanding of roles and perspectives of other agencies involved in perinatal mental healthcare and increase understanding of pathways for the management of women with perinatal mental health (PMH) problems.

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