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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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Draft Programme Update: North West IAPT Leadership & Innovation Forum Event

Date: Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Venue: Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside WA12 0HQ, Premier Suite (directions)

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

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Advancing your supervision skills in Cognitive & Behavioural Therapies

Workshop Facilitator: Dr Andrew Beck (Consultant Clinical Psychologist)

Dates: Wednesday 17th May 2017 & Thursday 18th May 2017
Venue: The University of Manchester, Ground Floor-The Beyar Building & The Lecture Theatre Off Oxford Road, Manchester , M13 9PL.

This 2 day workshop will support supervisors to develop advanced skills to enhance supervision and encourage the development of supervisees in order to lead to better patient outcomes. The workshop will include an experiential
element that will ensure participants get the opportunity to practice key supervisory skills and apply these with both novice and advanced therapists.

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Perinatal Mental Health Education

The Perinatal Mental Health programme has been designed to help educate and increase awareness of issues arising from mental health.

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2017-18 Perinatal Mental Health Specialist Forums

The forums will be educational, professional development and networking events for health professionals working with women with perinatal mental illness. Delegates will include psychiatrists, psychologists, other mental health professionals, obstetricians, midwives, health visitors, commissioners….

The forums are to be held on the mornings below finishing with lunch.

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