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Mental Health Peer Mentoring Training Course

Are you unemployed and looking for training to help you explore new opportunities? Are you 19 years or over and have lived experience of mental health difficulties? Do you want to have the knowledge and skills to empower people with mental illness to make positive and informed life choices? Do you live in Westminster or …
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Would you like to get involved in clinical research?

Would you like to hear about opportunities to get actively involved in clinical research at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University College London (UCL)? Public involvement in research can lead to treatments that better meet the needs of users and the public, and to research results that are more likely to be …
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Proposed Change to Cancer Navigator Service at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is proposing to change the Cancer Navigator service from a 7 day to a 5 day week service. The Cancer Navigator service is an enhanced phone based service for all cancer patients in the Trust, their families and carers, and community clinicians. Imperial has said that the evidence suggests that …
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Making Sense of Accountable Care

What is accountable care? In the King’s Fund’s latest report, Chris Ham CEO, answers key questions about accountable care: What is it? How is it being implemented? What does it mean for commissioning? It is about making cuts and privatising services? For more information on accountable care, have a look at their guide: King’s Fund Accountable …
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Fulham Diabetes Group Programme of Talks 2018

  Fulham Diabetes group is a chance for you to meet other people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes living in Hammersmith & Fulham. Whether you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, have managed your condition for many years, or are the friend, relative or carer of someone with diabetes, you are welcome to …
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Share your experiences with a new Mental Health Policy Research Unit

The Department of Health has set up a new Mental Health Policy Research Unit (PRU), run by a research team based on University College London and Kings College London. This Unit will carry out a programme of policy-relevant research over the next five years, as agreed with the Department of Health. They are offering paid …
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Join Carers Network as Head of Services or Caseworker

Carers Network is an independent charity. Their vision is that every unpaid carer is recognised and leads a healthy, fulfilling life with control over their caring role. For more than 25 years they have been working with carers to provide information, advice and support, along with social events, breaks and other services to ensure that …
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Isolation and loneliness amongst H&F older residents

A new community-led commission is working to improve quality of life for older people in Hammersmith & Fulham. The independent H&F Older People’s Commission is made up of residents, the local voluntary sector and healthcare experts. It will focus on the three main areas older people say most concern them: loneliness and isolation, poverty and …
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Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Services

The government is asking people for their views on a green paper setting out measures to improve mental health support for children and young people. The green paper focuses on earlier intervention and prevention, especially in and linked to schools and colleges. The proposals include: creating a new mental health workforce of community-based mental health …
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Help Transform Outpatient Services

Would you like to be part of a group who are working to improve outpatient services?  The local NHS are looking for patients and/or carers who have used outpatient services at any hospital in North West London in the last couple of years in the following departments: Cardiology Trauma and orthopaedics (MSK) Dermatology Gastroenterology Gynaecology …
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