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Opportunities to join NIHR Research Programme Boards and Panels

Opportunities are available for experienced professionals to join several panels and boards of the NIHR’s Research Programmes. The boards and panels prioritise important research questions for NIHR commissioning, and make funding recommendations on project applications. The four programmes seeking board and panel members are: Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme NIHR Health Services […]

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Five Year Forward View for Mental Health Report

Five Year Forward View for Mental Health – A report from the independent Mental Health Taskforce to the NHS in England This independent report from the Mental Health Taskforce sets out the start of a ten year journey for that transformation, commissioned by Simon Stevens on behalf of the NHS. […]

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APPLICATIONS INVITED: Preparatory Fellowships at the Interface between Mental and Physical Health – Closing date for applications: Sunday 6 December 2015

APPLICATIONS INVITED:  Preparatory Fellowships at the Interface between Mental and Physical Health Closing date for applications: Sunday 6 December 2015 Interviews will be held week commencing 4 or 11 January 2016– dates to be confirmed BRC/BRU Preparatory Fellowships at the Interface between Mental and Physical Health Applications are invited to […]

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Post-Doc Opportunity: National Institute for Health and Medical Research, Bordeaux (France)

Post Doc Opportunity: National Institute for Health and Medical Research, Bordeaux (France) “Lifelong exposures, health and aging (LEHA)” team are seeking an English speaking candidate with expertise in epidemiology, statistics, longitudinal analyses, sensory impairment and/or cognitive/mental health. This is a full time position, starting in January 2016 for 3 years. The position […]

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Health Foundation films – The Power of People

Health Foundation films – The Power of People The Health Foundation have launched a series of five films that show the power of people in improving healthcare. Each of the short films can be viewed by clicking on the titles below: Pills: Reviewing medication in care homes – telling the story of how the […]

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Mentoring Opportunity: Capacity Building in Academic Psychiatry

Are you an academic looking to develop your mentoring skills? NIHR CLAHRC EoE is looking for senior academics to mentor an ‘academic apprentice’ for a period of either 3 to 6 months, as part of their Clinical Academic Psychiatry Training apprenticeship scheme 2016. What is the aim of the scheme? The aim is to […]

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Clinically effective and saves money – high-intensity liaison intervention for people at risk of psychosis

An NIHR funded study, recently published in the The Lancet Psychiatry, assessed if increased liaison between primary and secondary care improves the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of detection of people with, or at high risk of developing, a first psychotic illness. The Liaison and Education in General Practices (LEGs) study, led by Principal […]

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Travelling fellowships for community-based mental health

The Mental Health Foundation has teamed up with the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust to provide an exciting programme of travelling fellowships in 2016. The fellowships will directly support British citizens who want to travel overseas to gain knowledge, experience and best practice to benefit others in their UK professions and communities and […]

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