New Guidance: Apprenticeship funding from May 2017 and the implications for the NHS in England

Apprenticeships are an increasingly important part of the long term plan for improved workforce development and enhanced productivity in England. The government’s apprenticeship reform programme is aimed at ensuring apprenticeships in England become more rigorous and more responsive to the needs of employers.

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Integrated IAPT Early Implementers

By 2020/21 over 1.5 million people with common mental health problems each year will access psychological therapies. People with common mental health problems often also have physical long term conditions such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease.

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Next steps for improving dementia care: funding, reducing variations and implementing the 2020 Challenge

Monday 30th January 2017
Central London
This event is CPD certified

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What good looks like in services for children, young people and families

Last week saw the release of the fourth edition of ‘The Child and Family Clinical Psychology Review’ a publication from the British Psychological Society, to share papers on best practice in psychological services for children and families.

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NIHR Research Design NW – November 2016 e-bulletin

In this issue:

• NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research – Information Event
• NIHR Research Programmes: Obtaining NIHR funding and the application process
• funding opportunities
• external events
• approaching funding deadlines 


The Dunhill Medical Trust

The next 5th round of Research Training Fellowships is now accepting applications

DMT Research Training Fellowships (RTFs) are personal training fellowships to provide opportunities for talented clinicians and health or social care professionals who would like a future career in research aimed at improving care for older people. The RTFs are intended to be flexible and may be undertaken on either a full-time (three year) or part-time (up to 6 year) basis.

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Just 9 days left to submit nominations for the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2017

The search is on for the North West Coast’s most inspiring clinical research and innovation teams and individuals whose work has made a difference to people’s lives.

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Invitation to participate in a study: Use of symptom-based outcome measures by clinical psychologists in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS): A qualitative exploration

The study is being conducted in response to requests from the Child Outcomes Research Consortium (CORC) to hear how practitioners in CAMHS feel about the use of the measures they have recommended for use. They recognise that there are both strengths and limitations to the current system and this study aims to explore these strengths and limitations in more detail.

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HCUK Events - Mental Health 2017


Reducing Restrictive Practice & Interventions
Friday 3 February 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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