The PWP programme at the University of Manchester has recently won a teaching and learning award for teaching excellence and student experience and I think it would be nice for our partners in service who read your bulletin to be aware of this. If you would like any further information about this, please contact Clare Stevenson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Psychological wellbeing practitioner training at the University of Manchester has won a team award for Teaching and Learning.The awards were in recognition of teams who are making a real difference to the student experience. 

The PWP training is part of the wider programme; Advanced Practice Interventions in Mental Health (APIMH) team.  The award focused on teaching students the real impact of mental health through partnering with service users and carers from several not-for-profit mental health organisations (Hearing Voices Network, Anxiety UK, Connect Support, Fabulous Forgetful Friends, EDUCATE). The team received excellent student feedback – 100% student satisfaction in PTES.  Students commented of the value of service user involvement on the programme stating that this enhanced their learning experience.  Course staff include;

Tim Bradshaw: Programme Director

Anna Pruszynska: Pathway Lead

Clare Stephenson: Lecturer in Mental Health

Amy Blakemore: Lecturer in Mental Health

Paula Crawford: Teaching Fellow