The Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust

The aim of a fellowship may be research, advanced study, or the acquisition of a new clinical skill unlikely to be available in the UK.

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PhD studentships on Work and Health at Lancaster University

Opportunities are now available to study for a PhD on work and health at the Division of Health Research at Lancaster University. These PhD research projects seek to improve work outcomes for people with long-term health conditions and disabilities. Awards are available for UK/EU students for a maximum of three years full-time study and cover university fees and a Doctoral Stipend (2017-2018: £14,553). The deadline for applications is 3rd April 2017.

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CLAHRC National Careers Day: For early-mid postdoc research careers in allied health professions

This unique, interactive conference aims to showcase opportunities, to provide role models and to facilitate first-rate networking opportunities for postdoctoral allied health profession researchers. The focus is to demonstrate the importance of self-efficiency, entrepreneurship and transferable skills in health research.

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News and Research from NIHR

Download March’s edition of News and Research from the NIHR.

Cerebral Palsy in Adults NICE Guideline

NICE are currently developing a guideline on Cerebral Palsy in adults.


2017 Annual Phil Richardson Memorial Lecture

Date: Friday 24 March 2017
Venue: Hallam Conference Centre, 44 Hallam Street, London W1W 6JJ

Restructuring Fragility: results of a randomised controlled trial of intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP) for treatment-resistant depression

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Couse in Neuropsychology in Adult Mental Health at Lancaster University

Date: 27th - 31st March 2017
Venue: Lancaster University Psychological Training Academy

This course is primarily aimed at people who work in adult mental health settings. The focus is on neuropsychological assessment and intervention and so would be particularly useful to people who have a particular interest in neuropsychology, and either want to brush up on their skills or pursue a career in clinical neuropsychology. It is primarily intended for qualified clinical psychologists, all clinical psychology trainees, counselling psychologists, PWPs and related qualified professionals.

For more information please visit the course page.

Oakwood Psychology Services Training Series 2017

Preventing Self-Harm in Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder Symptomatology
Thursday 11th May 2017, 7-9pm

The aim of this talk is to give practitioners a framework for working with clients engaging in repeated self-harm, and present an overview of interventions clients have found helpful when trying to engage in alternative behaviours.

More information on the event here.

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Upcoming HC-UK Conferences

Disrupting IAPT: can digital pathways 'change the game?'

Monday 8th May 2017, London

This national summit led by Jeremy Clarke CBE, Chair of New Savoy Conferences, will focus on the development of digital technologies in IAPT following the government pledge to adopt digital enabled service delivery in mental health.
For further information visit: 
Follow the conference on Twitter @HCUK_Clare #DigitalIAPT2017
A 20% discount* is available by quoting hcuk20iapt when booking.

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Psychological Therapies in the NHS: Final reminder - book your place now!

Date:Wednesday 15 March 2017 — Thursday 16 March
Venue: Millenium Conference Centre, London

SOS: Missing Persons. Who will still be fit to treat 1.5M people with depression per annum by 2021? P.S. Can someone please tell the PM that the targets aren’t working. And the sanctions on welfare claimants aren’t helping.

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