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NHS England asks for women’s views on choice in maternity services

15th March 2017

Women are being invited to take part in an online maternity choices survey to find out what information is important when deciding where to go for care, before, during and after giving birth. NHS England also want to know when women want this information, and in what format they find it most useful. The survey […]

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Perinatal Mental Health Workforce Development Opportunity

3rd March 2017

‘Better Births’ highlights that mental health care for women, before, during and after pregnancy was not good enough. We do have pockets where high quality mental health care is provided but that is not consistent across the North East and Cumbria area. Up to 20% of women will experience a metal health problem during pregnancy […]

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Liaison Mental Health Event – 7th November 2016

11th November 2016

On 7th November 2016 the Clinical Networks hosted an event to support the development of Liaison Mental Health services across the North East and Cumbria. Delegates represented a vast array of stakeholders including commissioners, liaison mental health teams, IAPT, health psychology, emergency department staff and acute physicians. We heard updates on the national and regional […]

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Mouth Cancer Action Month

4th November 2016

Did you know that mouth cancer kills more people every year than testicular and cervical cancer combined? November is Mouth Cancer Action Month, an opportunity to raise awareness and education of mouth cancer, highlight the values of early detection and prevention, and promote the role in which a healthy lifestyle can reduce our risk. Mouth […]

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Northern Lights Dementia Awards open for entries

The Northern Lights Dementia Awards have arrived! For the first time this year’s awards will celebrate the great work happening in dementia across all of the North of England. The awards are led by the Dementia Clinical Networks working in partnership with the Dementia Action Alliances in the North of England. Anyone working with people […]

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