RDS NW e-bulletin January 2020

To access the January 2020 e-bulletin from the NIHR Research Design Service North West (RDS NW), please see the RDS NW information page.

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The Ready Now Programme

NHS Leadership Academy

Ready Now programme

You’ve worked your way up. You’ve trained, self-improved. You’ve given up your own time. You’ve inspired others and earned respect. You’ve overcome adversity. You’ve proven just how good you are. But you’re not done yet.

If your next move is towards a board level position, or a significantly more senior role then our Ready Now programme for senior BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) leaders can help realise your potential. The programme will support you to work within the system, to transform towards greater levels of equality and inclusion as you progress.

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School of Public Health Launches Latest Online Courses

Imperial College London

School of Public Health launches latest online courses

Imperial College London’s School of Public Health has launched a new set of free online courses providing an introduction to public health practice.

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Upcoming HCUK Conferences 2020


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New PPN Blog: Happy New Year 2020 and now for Psychological Professions into Action

National Clinical Audit of Anxiety and Depression: Psychological Therapies Spotlight Report 2019

Reports | Published: 09 Jan 2020 | Author: HQIP

The aim of the National Clinical Audit of Anxiety and Depression (NCAAD) is to find out how services for adults with anxiety and depression are performing. Services are measured against criteria relating to the care and treatment they provide, so that the quality of care can be improved.

Applications open for MSc Public Health at The University of Salford

The University of Salford is accepting applications to its MSc Public Health, a programme ideal for professionals who wish to develop the skills and knowledge to take a lead role in areas such as prevention, promotion, protection and international health.

The MSc Public Health adopts a multi-disciplinary, evidence-based approach, focusing on the social determinants of health. Students will be exposed to a range of important issues that are recurrent in public health practice both nationally and globally. Several of the modules are also available for standalone continuing professional development.

“Enrolling in the MSc Public Health was a way to enhance my capacity to contribute positively to improving population/community health. After graduation, I have led major international projects. My research skills improved during my study and that was pivotal in the successes achieved on the projects I led.” - Chuks Onwunyi, graduated 2017

For more information visit the website or contact Margaret Coffey:

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Launch of Rare/D Podcasts - Genomic conversations for all the health care workforce

Launch of Rare/D Podcasts - Genomic conversations for all the health care workforce


 The Whitworth Group has a shared interest in the definition of  ‘rare’ and what that means to us all.  This has led to “RARE” – a project funded by the ESRC via the University of Manchester.

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