Wednesday, 12 June 2019

COURSE: Advancing Neurorehabilitation of the Upper Limb

The University of Central Lancashire has launched an exciting new course suitable for clinicians working within neurorehabilitation.

This will explore the contemporary research underpinning the assessment and management of those with neurological impairment of the upper limb.

The module will be delivered by a range of expert neurorehabilitation clinicians from clinical practice, academic and research backgrounds.

There will be opportunities to develop networks, share and develop best practice and explore multi-professional approaches to clinical decision making in complex neurorehabilitation care.

For further details, please click here.

Monday, 13 May 2019

Health Education England North/NIHR Bridging Scheme

Are you a Nurse, Midwife, Allied Health Professional, Pharmacist or Healthcare Scientist?

Have you completed or are about to complete a masters level degree or a PhD?

Could you be looking to undertake a PhD or a post-doctoral level fellowship?

Do you want to make a difference through undertaking high-quality clinical research?

If so, the HEE/NIHR ICA bridging scheme will be of interest to you. It offers a 12-month post-doctoral programme with an individual award of up to £34,000 and up to £10,000 for the 6/12 month pre-doctoral programme (dependent on date of submission for a fellowship).

It is envisaged that the award will contribute towards salary backfill costs, training modules, travel expenses and access to high-quality academic mentorship.

Awardees will be released for up to 50% of their contracted hours to focus on the development of their research career and work towards a successful NIHR fellowship application.

Advice regarding the scheme, funding award and the time release is available to help you negotiate your application with your manager.

Please email Jo Simpson or click here for further details.

Sunday, 12 May 2019

EVENT: Creating inclusive services, overcoming barriers of language and culture



CPLOL Action Group are hosting a professional development event entitled 'Creating inclusive services, overcoming barriers of language and culture' at Birmingham City FC, on Wednesday, 6th November.

This study day is intended for all Allied Healthcare Professionals, service managers and commissioners.

Keynote speakers will be Professor Dr Wiebke Scharff Rethfeldt, Hochschule Bremen, Germany, and Dr Julie Marshall, Manchester Metropolitan University.

The programme will also include structured group activities to support delegates to reflect on how you may be able to implement changes in your own settings to ensure you meet the needs of your own local populations more effectively.

To secure your place please email clinical.training1@bhamcommunity.nhs.uk stating your name, job title, name of organisation, contact number or call 0121 466 6520, option 2.

Thursday, 7 March 2019

EVENT: Community Rehab and Intermediate Care

The CSP North West Network and the North West AHP Network are hosting an event on Community Rehab and Intermediate Care at the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool, on Wednesday, 27th March.

Following a successful North West Regional CSP event on 'Intermediate Care' in October 2017, the network has joined forces with the North West AHP (NWAHP) group to host a second full-day session for all AHPs with an interest in Intermediate Care and Community Rehabilitation.

The main objectives of the event are to develop a better understanding of the NHS Long Term Plan in the context of intermediate care and community rehabilitation and what it means for all 14 allied health professions.

The session will also help AHPs appreciate and share what they are already doing and what they can do to respond to the ambitions set out in the plan.

Confirmed speakers include Caroline Poole, Deputy Clinical Director and Professional Head of Allied Health Professions (AHPs) at NHS Improvement.

Please book onto the event by emailing Claire Farrelly. For more details please click here.

Thursday, 7 February 2019

CAHPR Public Health Research Awards 2019

Applications to the CAHPR Public Health Research Awards 2019 are now open.

Applicants must be HCPC or GOSC registered AHPs who work in England.

The awards were established to recognise the contribution allied health professions make to public health.

They are delivered by CAHPR in collaboration with Public Health England (PHE) and AHPs4PH. The awards are aimed at novice and early career researchers.

The application deadline is Monday, 29th April. Please click here for full guidance and application forms.