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Psychological Therapies 2017, 15 & 16 March 10th Anniversary Conference

We are pleased to announce the programme for the New Savoy 10th Anniversary Conference Psychological Therapies to be held on 15th & 16th March 2017 at the Millennium Conference Centre in London which is now open for bookings.

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2017/18 CYP MH Education & Training Fund - Vulnerable Group (formely Innovation Fund)

Last year, DH provided HEE with an Innovation Fund for organisations to implement workforce transformation projects that will improve mental health in Children and Young People. Following a submission and review process, £3.2m was allocated in grants to 33 organisations.

The Department of Health and Health Education England are repeating the process for 2017/18 and £1-2m from DH will be made available to carry out this project.

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Application process to re-open for funded Master’s in Genomic Medicine places

The application process is to restart for all funded Master’s, CPPD, PG Diploma and PG Certificate places for courses starting in early 2017

The Master’s in Genomic Medicine has proved particularly popular so far this year with exceptional numbers of funding applications received this summer.

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Mental Health: Forward Thinking – The Implementation Plan

March 16, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:45 pm

A major transformation programme for mental health is underway, an unprecedented and decisive step towards closing the treatment gap for mental health. The roadmap for change ‘Implementing the Five Year Forward View’ sets out how services will help reach a million more people a year by 2020/21. So how do we make the plans a reality?

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Multi-professional training in managing Severe Mental Illness in Pregnancy and the Postpartum

You will be aware that maternal mental health is highlighted nationally as a key development area. The National Maternity Review and the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health make clear that maternal mental health services must improve. The MBRRACE report shows that suicide and mental illness is a leading cause of death in the postpartum period in the UK.

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Working Creatively in CAT with Dreams and Stories - 30th November

Wednesday 30th November 2016 - Manchester
Working Creatively in CAT with Dreams and Stories
(Dr Sophie Rushbrook and Nicola Coulter)

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Perinatal and Infant Mental Health eBulletin

Welcome to the monthly Perinatal and Infant Mental Health eBulletin highlighting the latest resources relating to perinatal and infant mental health which have been added to the Mental Health and Psychological Wellbeing Knowledge Hub in the last month.

If you would prefer to read a pdf version of this eBulletin, go to the eBulletins page on our website.

You can follow us on Twitter @PHE_Children.

Priorities for mental health services and delivering the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health

Tuesday, 28th February 2017
Central London
This event is CPD certified.

Guests of Honour: Claire Murdoch, Chief Executive, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust and National Mental Health Director, NHS England and Professor Tim Kendall, National Clinical Director for Mental Health, NHS England

One year on from the publication of the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health, this seminar will provide a timely opportunity to discuss policy priorities for mental health services.

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Investigations of deaths and serious incidents in mental health services

Friday 10 February 2017
De Vere West One, London

This conference will focus on improving the quality of investigations of deaths and serious incidents in mental health services, learning from Mazars Report into Southern Health and implementing the recommendations of the CQC review into how NHS trusts investigate and learn from death which is due to be published in December 2016.

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Improving the Physical Health of Adults with Severe Mental Illness

Friday 24 March 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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