NHS Employers' Guidance on Apprenticeships

Download a summary of the NHS progress with Apprenticeship reforms.

Positive Practice MH Collaborative Awards 2017

We are a user led multi agency collaborative of seventy-five organisations, including, NHS Trusts, CCG’s, Police Forces, third sector providers, front line charities and service user groups. Our reason for being is to identify, and disseminate positive practice in mental health services by working together across organisations and sectors, to facilitate shared learning, and to raise the profile of mental health with politicians and policy makers.

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Become a Q Member

The Academic Health Science Network for the North West Coast have announced that the Innovation Agency has been appointed by the Health Foundation to help grow the Q community in our region.

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North West Psychological Professions Network: Survey of Workforce Issues in 2016

The North West Psychological Professions Network (PPN North West) is working with Health Education England to identify workforce issues that affect our members working in NHS-commissioned services. The information collected will be used to inform the future planning of education, training and workforce developments in the North West, ensuring that the NHS has the right workforce, with the right skills, to meet the needs of the communities that we serve now and in the future.

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NIHR Funding Alert

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New 'New programmes open for application' content from the Health Foundation

Realising the Value was funded by NHS England and led by Nesta and the Health Foundation, working in partnership with Voluntary Voices, the Institute of Health and Society at Newcastle University and the Behavioural Insights Team.

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Lancashire Care Library and Information Service

NHS Confederation, January 2017

NHS Improvement and NHS England have published detailed guidance on the new outcomes based payment approach for IAPT services. This follows NHS Improvement’s publication of the 2017/19 National Tariff Payment System (2017/19 NTPS). Within this, rule 8 mandates the use of an outcomes-based payment model for IAPT services from 1 April 2018. 

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NIHR Funding and Support Round-up

Download the latest NIHR Funding and Support Round-up.

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Latest NIHR Funding Opportunities

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Registration Open for March 2017 Workshops for Mental Health Professionals

The following conferences are available pre funded and at no extra cost to applicants who have access to C.P.D. Apply via the S.L.A. contract with The University of Manchester. For all other applicants they are priced at £100.

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