Free Suicide Prevention Training now available

What is it:  3 hour, face-to-face suicide prevention training Of interest to:  All staff Summary:  Please see below full details, including how to book a place on the course: . Dear all I am pleased to say that 3 hour, face-to-face suicide prevention training is now available for anyone within Kent […]

East Kent Children’s Newsletter – September 2018

What is it:  East Kent Children’s Newsletter – September 2018 Of interest to:  All staff Summary:  Please find below the September newsletter from the East Kent Children’s Commissioning Support Team.  This edition features the recent work that has been done around Transforming Transition and Support for Young Adults . East […]

Kent and Medway Immunisation Information Pack

What is it:  Kent and Medway Immunisation Information Pack Of interest to:  Practice Managers and Practice Nurses Summary:  This information pack, produced by Public Health England and NHS England, covers the following sections:  childhood immunisations, HPV vaccinations – eligible cohorts, men ACWY vaccinations – eligible cohorts, BCG, measles outbreak MMR […]

IMPORTANT: GP Breast Cancer Referral Information

What is it:  Notification of change in the suspected breast cancer referral pathway Of interest to:  GPs Summary:  Please see the email below from Mr Haresh Devalia, Breast Tumour Site Specific Group (TSSG) Lead, regarding a change in the suspected breast cancer referral pathway: . Dear Colleagues (GPs) I am […]

Cancer Education Event Invite

What is it:  Cancer Education Event:  Macmillan Cancer in Practice – How to Improve Cancer Diagnosis and Care in Primary Care When is it:  Saturday 3 November 2018; Registration 09:00; Main Event:  09:30-13:00 finishing with lunch Where is it:  Canterbury Academy, Knight Avenue, Canterbury, CT2 8QA Of interest to:  All […]

IMPORTANT: Changes to IAPT services in SKC

What is it:  Important notice about change in talking therapy providers in SKC Of interest to:  Clinical staff Summary:  There has been a change in provide availability in South Kent Coast for primary care talking therapy (IAPT – Increasing access to psychological therapy).  Think Action will no longer be taking referrals […]

Cancer Talk – October 2018 edition

What is it:  Cancer Talk newsletter – October 2018 edition Of interest to:  All staff Summary:  Topics covered:  Breast cancer awareness month, focusing on signs and symptoms, the genetic factor, prevention, treatment, living with and beyond, health and wellbeing and signs of recurrence . Cancer Talk October 2018 .

Domestic Abuse – Risk & Safety Training

What is it:  Domestic Abuse – Risk & Safety One Day Training Of interest to:  All staff Summary:  Delivered by in-house trainers from the Oasis Domestic Abuse Service, the training day is is CPD accredited and achieves a number of key objectives, including increased understanding of the effective use of DASH […]