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Melanie George article about Schwartz Rounds

Melanie George article about examining the impact of Schwartz Rounds on staff wellbeing and patient care.

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NIHR Research Design Service North West January 2017 e-bulletin

Please follow the link to the January 2017 e-bulletin from the NIHR Research Design Service North West (RDS NW).

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Invitation to Participate in Research

Title of Project: The development of a psychometric measure to assess the wellbeing of psychological practitioners.

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Free virtual learning opportunity for change agents in health and care starts on 16th February 2017

NHS England Horizons team is offering a virtual learning opportunity for people leading and/or supporting change in health and care. It is called the School for Change Agents and it offers learning sessions each week for five weeks, starting on 16th February.  Please could you pass these details on to anyone whom you think might benefit from the school.

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New Perinatal Mental Health Report Published by Personal Social Services Research Unit

Bauer A, Knapp M, Adeleja B (2016) Best Practice for Perinatal Mental Health Care: The Economic Case

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Developing a competency framework for Perinatal Mental Health – Invitation to practitioners to review draft framework by 31st January 2017

The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is working in partnership with Health Education England (HEE) to develop a "competency framework" for perinatal mental health care skills to support all professionals working with mothers and families, from preconception until 1 year postnatal.

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Public Health Glossary Launched

As outlined in the Five Year Forward View, the future of the next generations and the sustainability of NHS depend ona radical upgrade in prevention and public health. In order to deliver on this large scale change, it is crucial that all organisations within the health and care sectors work together when developing national policies and resources and that these are underpinned by consistent language.

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Calling everyone working with people with dementia! - Northern Lights Dementia Awards

Northern Lights Dementia Awards Supporting quality improvement in the north of England 

Final Call before closing date - 12th January 2017

This year’s awards will celebrate the great work happening in dementia across an even wider geographical area as we expand to the North of England for the 4th year of these awards. 

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FREE PSYCHOLOGY FRINGE FESTIVAL

As part of this year’s Division of Clinical Psychology annual conference, there will be a FREE psychology festival in Liverpool from 18-21 January. Four evenings of mental health through the arts, bringing together poetry, dance, story-telling, live music, photography, theatre and much more! The events will take place across Liverpool city centre and all will be free. You can see more about the line up in the attached leaflet.

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DCP Survey “What is the future for the DCP? Reviewing the DCP and the BPS – what we do well, what we might do better and what is needed to achieve this”

We hope that all DCP members will respond to this very important survey so that we can understand the views of clinical psychologists and trainees on what is needed for the future. We are also very interested in getting the views of clinical psychologists and trainees who are not currently DCP members. Please forward this email to any of your colleagues who may not otherwise receive it.

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