Allied Health Professions into Action: national strategy for AHPs launches

Using Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) to transform health, care and wellbeing.

AHPs into Action’ has been formally launched today by NHS England.

‘AHPs into Action’ is a vision of how, with collective action, our nation would be different if all AHPs were used effectively. Aimed at leaders and decision makers, to help them understand the transformative potential and role of AHPs within the health, social and wider care system.

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Health Matters: combating high blood pressure

The latest edition of Health Matters on combating high blood pressure through improved prevention, detection and management launched in January.

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Meeting: North West Dyslexia Network Meeting Monday 6th March 2017

'The more we talk about Dyslexia, the more people understand.’

The next North West Dyslexia Network meeting is being hosted by Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, on Monday 6th March in The Curve - Seminar Room One – between 9.30am till 2.00pm (Lunch is being sponsored by TextHelp, between 1.00pm and 2.00pm).

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Workforce Wellbeing Survey

The importance of subjective wellbeing as a goal for public policy and a measure of social progress has been recognised worldwide. Two initiatives have been launched by a joint partnership project between British Psychological Society and New Savoy Conference to promote importance of workforce wellbeing: a Staff Wellbeing & Resilience Charter and Collaborative Learning Network (CLAN). We are repeating our annual survey to measure wellbeing of psychological service staff in the NHS in 2016.

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

NHS England are looking to commission an Implementation study/process evaluation of the Integrated IAPT Early Implementers, to understand key features of the service implementation and to enable learning for further national rollout. We are seeking to understand new ways of working that are being developed, the barriers and enablers to successful delivery and to support planning for further rollout nationally. We wish to understand which aspects of service implementation contributed to changes in outcomes – enabling others to learn from the experience of Early Implementers.

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Clinical Research (MClin Res) Programme (University of Manchester)

Develop your research skills for a clinical setting with our flexible distance learning master's course.

This Clinical Research MClin Res is ideal if you are a health professional looking to develop your skills to advance your clinical career or conduct specific research.

This distance learning course also offers flexibility thanks to the use of online learning and teaching methods, although there is also the opportunity to visit the campus for introductory sessions and study schools.

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CAMHS National Networking Forum 2017

Thursday 27th April 2017
King Power Stadium, Leicester

Share what your service is doing well and identify clear strategies for overcoming your challenges

Attend this informative networking forum and discover workable strategies to enact meaningful change and produce better outcomes. Take one day out to attend this unique, research-driven event and your CAMHS team will benefit from:

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The Primary Care Conference: The frontline of the seven day NHS

Date: 14th February 2017
Venue: AJ Bell Stadium, Manchester

The Primary Care Conference boasts a variety of outstanding speakers from the primary care sector and across the NHS. Each one has been handpicked based on their experience and professional background to ensure that all delegates benefit from relevant, high-quality presentations. Expect speakers to cover a wide variety of topics including:

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Reducing Restrictive Practice & Interventions

Friday 3 February 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on developing positive and proactive care, reducing the need and use of restrictive interventions in health and mental health services. The conference will cover all forms of restraint practice and how they can be reduced in your service. Through national and legal updates, extended sessions and case studies the conference will provide a practical guide to developing and implementing a restrictive intervention reduction programme in practice.

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Calling All Urgent Care and General Adult Mental Health: What you need to know!

Save the Date

Tuesday 21st March 2017
Registration opens at 09:30 | 10:00 – 16:30
Manchester venue TBC

1 day free to attend conference

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