North West PPN Launch Event

Download the programme, worksheet and presentations and find out how to follow us and contribute on the day.

Visit the North West Psychological Professions Network Launch Event page under Events.

Mindfulness - based stress reduction (MBSR) course

Classes will run over 5 Saturdays: 29th March - 17th May in Liverpool.

Further details.

New blog from the PPN North West Chair

Read Dr Gita Bhutani's new blog: Looking forward to our launch event.

Discounted rates on the Improving Physical Health for People with Mental Health Conditions Conference and Exhibition

"It's crucial we address the scandal of the poorer physical health experienced by people with severe mental illness." The Schizophrenia Commission

Chaired by Sean Duggan Chief Executive The Centre for Mental Health and focusing on objective three: More people with mental health problems will have good physical health, of the Mental Health Strategy, the conference takes a practical case study based approach learning from organisations that have succeeded in addressing the challenge of improving the physical health of people with mental health conditions.

Full event details

Kings Fund publish paper

Kings Fund publish paper 'Service Transformation – Lessons from mental health'

Social Media

Are you thinking about using social media to promote your work or service? This publication is useful for all NHS leaders who want to understand more about the value of using social networks such as twitter and blogs.

IAPT Collaborative Meetings

Resources have now been loaded to the IAPT Collaborative Meetings Area and are available to members. To join please register.

Manchester D58 Foundation Course in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Just over a year ago plans were initiated by a group of psychotherapists in the North West, in collaboration with the British Psychoanalytic Council and the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust to establish a Manchester-based version of the Tavistock D58 Foundation Course in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.

For further information download flyer.

Military Veterans' Service

The pilot service has been extended for 2014-15 with some amendments to the entry criteria and operating model.

Download flyer for further information.