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Telford & Wrekin GP Practice Newsletter
Issue 36

 

CCG Director on Call
The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust Ted Fort Project Grant for Practice Nurses
Free NHS Safeguarding App
Mental Health Services Briefing Note
Training Opportunities/Dates For The Diary

 

CCG Director on Call

As a part of the CCGs emergency planning responsibilities we are required to have a 24 hour on call senior manager identified to respond to any incidents or issues that may arise outside of working hours. Should you need to contact us the details are below.


In the event of an emergency where you need to report something to the CCG and it is out of office hours, you can contact the CCG Director on Call by phoning a single point of contact at Shropdoc on 01743 454907. 

Please note that Shropdoc holds more than one rota so specify it is the CCG Director on Call you need (NB the rota is shared across SCCG and T&W CCG).


 

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust Ted Fort Project Grant for Practice Nurses

The purpose of this grant is to support a practice nurse to undertake a project related to improving the recognition of patients with mental health problems and helping them to access appropriate treatment.
 
The grant is open to practice nurses registered with the NMC and working in the UK. They should have an interest and enthusiasm for mental health. They do not need to consider themselves highly experienced in the field or have had any previous mental health training. Read more and see how to apply here.

 

Free NHS Safeguarding App

 
An NHS Safeguarding app is currently being promoted nationally and provides a handy resource for healthcare professionals to increase their awareness and understanding of safeguarding requirements. The app covers both Adult and Children’s Safeguarding is free to download and has minimal data storage. The app automatically updates  if users are set up for this or prompts users to update when new content becomes available
 
The free app is available for both Android and iPhones – just search NHS Safeguarding app
 

Mental Health Services Briefing Note

Following the publication of the Mental Health Strategy in Telford & Wrekin (2016) a mental health support service called Branches has been commissioned. The service will offer a range of interventions and support to recovery from mental illness.  Read more here.
 

 

Training Opportunities/Dates For The Diary

Dementia, GP study day - Friday 19th May, RJAH

Primary Care Heath 2 day conference 17-18th May 2017, NEC Birmingham





 

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