Resources Pages for the IAPT LTCMUS training

The resources pages for the IAPT LTCMUS training are now live on the HEE website:

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Learning Matters Campaign and Health and Care Awards - Encouragement to Get Nominating

Health Education England and Voluntary Sector North West’s joint awards 'Learning Matters - North West Health and Care Awards' launched on 03 February and nominations are now open until 12 noon on 10 April. For full details see: 

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HCUK Events - Mental Health May - June 2017

20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20PPN when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Full T&Cs available upon request.)

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The Change Project: Current Role Opportunities

The Change Project delivers specialist services as a part of the ACCORD Program in Greater Manchester in collaboration with GMP.

As an innovative new project offering a range of specialist services including trauma informed counselling and/or psychotherapy treatments, they are currently looking for motivated, passionate and driven individuals to fulfill the following exciting new employment opportunities and join our team:

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Register now:Perinatal Mental Health Conference for Maternity Workforce in March

Applications are to be made via C.P.D. Apply 
Funding for the conference will be available through the C.P.D. Service Level Agreement (S.L.A.) for staff working in the N.H.S. in the North West. There will be no additional charge to C.P.D. signatory budgets as this is fully funded through the H.E.E./C.P.D. contract.

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Challenge Award - Mental health 2017

Mental illness inflicts a heavy toll on affected individuals, carers and society as a whole. It’s the largest single cause of disability and represents 28% of the national disease burden in the UK. Annually this leads to an estimated 70 million working days lost, costing the economy £70 billion a year (OECD 2014).

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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.

We would like your views!

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