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IAPT Review and Planning Network Event

12th February 2018

An IAPT Review and Planning Network Event will be taking place on Wednesday 21st March 2018 from 09:30 – 13:00 (lunch included) at Bowburn Hall Hotel, Durham. 2017/18 has been a busy year for the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme. Taking stock of all that has been achieved across the region and all […]

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‘Time to Talk’ Day – 1st February 2018

22nd January 2018

Thursday 1st February 2018 was ‘Time to Talk’ Day, the Time to Change organisation’s day that encourages people everywhere to talk about mental health: “Time to Talk Day is a chance for all of us to be more open about mental health – to talk, to listen, to change lives”. The Clinical Networks hosted a Time to […]

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Safer Maternity Care progress and next steps report

20th December 2017

The Department of Health has published a report on the progress and next steps with implementation of the Safer Maternity Care action plan, and sets out additional measures for further and quicker improvement including: improving rigour and quality of investigations into term stillbirths, neonatal and maternal deaths, and serious brain injuries, and learning from the […]

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Transforming children and young people’s mental health Green Paper launched

The Government is seeking views on its newly published consultation focusing on children and young people’s mental health. ‘Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: a Green Paper’ is open for consultation until 2 March 2018. Some of the proposed changes include: •               introducing ‘designated mental health […]

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Alzheimer’s Society training fellowship opportunity

4th December 2017

Alzheimer’s Society Clinician and healthcare professionals training fellowship Clinician and healthcare professionals training fellowship is for practicing professionals working in dementia health and care services to undertake study towards a higher research degree (usually a PhD) and who wish to develop a dual career that combines research and practice. Applicants may apply for direct research […]

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