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New NIHR Highlight: Patient Experience of Primary Care

NIHR Dissemination Centre has just published a new Highlight of NIHR research into the GP patient survey data. Practice teams and their patients can see the data online and compare their practice’s performance with others locally and with the national average.

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New NIHR Highlight: Options in the care of people with depression

Depression may affect more than one in ten of the UK population at any one time, and cost the NHS in excess of £500m per year, with high additional costs in informal care and lost working time. Depression is typically a recurring condition, and more than half of people who experience depression once will go on to have at least one more episode.

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Applications are now open for the Mary Seacole Programme

The Mary Seacole Programme is a six month leadership development programme which was designed by the NHS Leadership Academy in partnership with global experts, the Hay Group, to develop knowledge and skills in leadership and management.

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CBT Training Opportunities for High Intensity IAPT Staff

Information for Service Managers/Clinical Leads

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Recruitment for NICE COPD and Lung Cancer Guideline Update committees

We are recruiting the following co-opted experts with a specialist interest in COPD:

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New Blog Post: Running Schwartz Rounds with Healthcare Students

'Last week, I co-facilitated a Schwartz Round with students at the University of Liverpool. This was the sixth Round we have run with students at the university. I first heard about Schwartz Rounds at a conference I attended several years ago. The presenter’s enthusiasm for Rounds sparked an interest in me. I was keen to know more but also curious to know whether the Rounds offered anything additional to the reflective spaces I was already familiar with in my work as a clinical psychologist. Did Schwartz Rounds offer anything different or better?

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Applications open for new CSO programme

Applications are now open for The Chief Scientific Officer’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership for Leaders in Healthcare Science – an exciting new initiative in collaboration with The National Physical Laboratory (NPL), LGC, the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control Applications (NIBSC) and The King’s Fund.

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Free Event Global Women's Mental Health Seminar 4th May 2017

Rates of women experiencing depression, anxiety and psychological distress worldwide are increasing to a more rapid extent than in men irrelevant of setting. The prevalence of depressive disorders as a disability from neuropsychiatric disorders in women has been reported as 41.9% as compared to 29.3% in men.

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New opportunity: Integrated IAPT Early Implementers - Implementation study / process evaluation

This opportunity is now available again with a revised specification: RA215246. Deadline for applications is Thursday 30th March at 5pm.

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A guide to - Preventing Burnout in the Health and Social Care Professions

It has been well established that burnout occurs more frequently amongst professional people in the caring professions of medicine, nursing, social work and teaching and other people facing occupations.

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