Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice (Health Service Leadership)

Fully funded, recruiting now for spring 2017

Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice (Health Service Leadership)

Lancaster University accredited fully funded places available to eligible applicants

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Brain Injury and Benefits Assessments (WCA)

I am raising awareness of an important research project which is currently underway exploring Brain Injury and Work Capability Assessments. If you or anyone you know has experience of these issues, could you please get in touch with Rebecca Potts – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Digital Health Modules

Digital Health modules provided at University of Cumbria.

Cost is £1,500 for the two modules leading to the PG Cert.

This delivery can be accessed using CPD-Apply for the appropriate staff groups that access CPD using this system. It is available at the link

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Exciting Job Opportunities

Please see link below for an exciting opportunity to come and work over on the Wirral. There are close to 2 WTE permanent posts, with approx. 1.5 WTE in Older Adult Services (Wirral Older Mental Health Service). There are opportunities to work part or full time, and even to work across the adult and older adult specialties depending on who applies and the preference of the candidates / needs of the service.

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Mental Health Promotion and Prevention Training Programme

Today, PHE and HEE have jointly published a new resource of Mental Health Promotion and Prevention Training Programmes.

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Young Dementia Network

FPOP are part of the collaborative Steering Group for the Young Dementia Network. As such, I am excited to announce the launch of the Young Dementia Network at the Young Onset Dementia Conference 2016.

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The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis Conference 2017

30 August - 3 September 2017 Liverpool

Interested in Psychosis? Interested in real change for the better? The ISPS 2017 conference in Liverpool, UK is for you, whatever your discipline and if you are a service use or carer.

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Photography Workshop with Ginny Koppenhol

Tuesday 22nd November
Redbank House, Manchester

Photography can provide the ideal opportunity to convey your key health and research messages!

Following the success of the creative communication courses, NHS R&D North West is running a new photography workshop!

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Huntington's Disease Open Day

Saturday 22nd October 2016
Manchester Town Hall

A warm welcome is extended to anyone in the North West of England who would like information and support in relation to Huntington’s disease (HD). This exciting event will include an update on the latest research developments from Professor Hugh Rickards. ‘Drop in’ to speak to professionals from a range of different specialisms relevant to HD.

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Exploring compassion satisfaction in clinical forensic psychologists

Rosie Kirkham is a Trainee Clinical Psychologist at Lancaster University and as part of the course she is looking to individually interview clinical psychologists to explore their experiences of compassion satisfaction when working in forensic NHS settings.

The findings of this research will be useful in identifying what drives clinical psychologists to work in this field, and what may increase or diminish compassion satisfaction when working in forensic settings.

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