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julie gosling left a comment for Janet Qureshi
"janet - its what we can achieve together that is the real treasure - thats why i so value opportunities to share xx"
Feb 3, 2013
julie gosling left a comment for Janet Qureshi
"ive just visited chipmunks - what a great site!!"
Feb 2, 2013
julie gosling left a comment for Janet Qureshi
"janet - great to hear about your book - i was very lucky to get a book published last year by Jessica Kingsley publishers which shares many stories from people who don't usually get heard - i also write poetry - your work at Birmingham sounds…"
Feb 2, 2013
julie gosling left a comment for Janet Qureshi
"thank you for your lovely friendship and sharing dear janet"
Feb 2, 2013
Jill Anderson left a comment for Janet Qureshi
"Welcome Janet.  Would be interested to hear more about your book.  Hope you find things on the hub that are of use to you. "
Jan 5, 2013

Profile Information

Location (town and country)
Birmingham England
Institution
University
Discipline
creative writing
Job title
Author
Areas of interest and expertise
poetry creativewriting reading
Reason for joining the mhhehub
to share thoughts and promote my book which has helped me and others with mental health problems.
Website:
www.chipmunkapublishing.com aspects of life

Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 14:10 on January 5, 2013, Jill Anderson said…

Welcome Janet.  Would be interested to hear more about your book.  Hope you find things on the hub that are of use to you. 

At 20:45 on February 2, 2013, julie gosling said…
thank you for your lovely friendship and sharing dear janet
At 20:53 on February 2, 2013, julie gosling said…
janet - great to hear about your book - i was very lucky to get a book published last year by Jessica Kingsley publishers which shares many stories from people who don't usually get heard - i also write poetry - your work at Birmingham sounds great - it must feel good to be in a writers group
At 21:13 on February 2, 2013, julie gosling said…
ive just visited chipmunks - what a great site!!
At 21:07 on February 3, 2013, julie gosling said…
janet - its what we can achieve together that is the real treasure - thats why i so value opportunities to share xx

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The Future of the Mental Health Workforce - new report.

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 19, 2017 at 9:26 0 Comments

Centre for Mental Health was commissioned by the NHS Confederation Mental Health Network to explore what the mental health workforce of the future should look like. This report presents the key findings from a review of: • The current workforce in specialist, NHS funded mental health services in England; • Current policy and its impact on the future workforce; • The views of people who work in and use mental health services, obtained through a series of consultation events and roundt able…

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Critical Values Based Practice Network: bite-size summaries of mental health research theory & practice implications

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 15, 2017 at 17:54 0 Comments

The critical values based practice network comprises of practitioners and academics from the statutory, private and voluntary sector working within mental health. 

Clinical Psychology Bite-Size - hosted on its website - aims to provide short and readable summaries of mental health research, theory and implications for practice. Each Bite-Size takes a critical perspective to concepts and theories of mental distress, with a particular emphasis on…

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Critical Values Based Practice Network: bite-size summaries of mental health research theory & practice implications

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 15, 2017 at 17:54 0 Comments

The critical values based practice network comprises of practitioners and academics from the statutory, private and voluntary sector working within mental health. 

Clinical Psychology Bite-Size - hosted on its website - aims to provide short and readable summaries of mental health research, theory and implications for practice. Each Bite-Size takes a critical perspective to concepts and theories of mental distress, with a particular emphasis on…

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Posted by Jill Anderson on September 4, 2017 at 17:30 0 Comments

'In May 2012, the School of Disability Studies at Ryerson hosted an event entitled: Mad Positive in the Academy. This event brought engaged academics and community activists from four projects into dialogue about mad positive practices located at the intersection of mental health, formal education and social movements.

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Not by degrees: Improving student mental health in the UK's universities

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 4, 2017 at 16:30 0 Comments

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Outside Mental Health: Voices and Visions of Madness - free e-book

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 4, 2017 at 11:00 0 Comments

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Physical health in mental illness: learning resource

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 1, 2017 at 20:47 0 Comments

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Step Change - new framework for universities to help improve student mental health​

Posted by Jill Anderson on September 1, 2017 at 16:08 0 Comments

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United Nations Disability Committee review of the UNCRPD

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 26, 2017 at 13:07 0 Comments

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