Recruitment for NICE COPD and Lung Cancer Guideline Update committees

We are recruiting the following co-opted experts with a specialist interest in COPD:

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New Blog Post: Running Schwartz Rounds with Healthcare Students

'Last week, I co-facilitated a Schwartz Round with students at the University of Liverpool. This was the sixth Round we have run with students at the university. I first heard about Schwartz Rounds at a conference I attended several years ago. The presenter’s enthusiasm for Rounds sparked an interest in me. I was keen to know more but also curious to know whether the Rounds offered anything additional to the reflective spaces I was already familiar with in my work as a clinical psychologist. Did Schwartz Rounds offer anything different or better?

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Applications open for new CSO programme

Applications are now open for The Chief Scientific Officer’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership for Leaders in Healthcare Science – an exciting new initiative in collaboration with The National Physical Laboratory (NPL), LGC, the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control Applications (NIBSC) and The King’s Fund.

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Free Event Global Women's Mental Health Seminar 4th May 2017

Rates of women experiencing depression, anxiety and psychological distress worldwide are increasing to a more rapid extent than in men irrelevant of setting. The prevalence of depressive disorders as a disability from neuropsychiatric disorders in women has been reported as 41.9% as compared to 29.3% in men.

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New opportunity: Integrated IAPT Early Implementers - Implementation study / process evaluation

This opportunity is now available again with a revised specification: RA215246. Deadline for applications is Thursday 30th March at 5pm.

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A guide to - Preventing Burnout in the Health and Social Care Professions

It has been well established that burnout occurs more frequently amongst professional people in the caring professions of medicine, nursing, social work and teaching and other people facing occupations.

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The Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust

The aim of a fellowship may be research, advanced study, or the acquisition of a new clinical skill unlikely to be available in the UK.

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PhD studentships on Work and Health at Lancaster University

Opportunities are now available to study for a PhD on work and health at the Division of Health Research at Lancaster University. These PhD research projects seek to improve work outcomes for people with long-term health conditions and disabilities. Awards are available for UK/EU students for a maximum of three years full-time study and cover university fees and a Doctoral Stipend (2017-2018: £14,553). The deadline for applications is 3rd April 2017.

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CLAHRC National Careers Day: For early-mid postdoc research careers in allied health professions

This unique, interactive conference aims to showcase opportunities, to provide role models and to facilitate first-rate networking opportunities for postdoctoral allied health profession researchers. The focus is to demonstrate the importance of self-efficiency, entrepreneurship and transferable skills in health research.

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News and Research from NIHR

Download March’s edition of News and Research from the NIHR.