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Michael Ashman liked Jill Anderson's blog post Reflecting on Threshold Concepts: an introductory tool
Jul 31
Michael Ashman commented on Simon Rose's blog post Research
"Hi, this is great, will contact you both off-list."
Mar 15
Michael Ashman commented on Simon Rose's blog post Research
"Great, look forward to discussing this."
Jan 24
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Jan 16
Michael Ashman commented on Simon Rose's blog post Research
"Hi Simon Very interested in the research idea. I work in a similar post and have been delivering training on attitudes to mental health to undergraduate medical trainees for a few years. I've changed the training many times over the years in…"
Jan 16
Michael Ashman liked Jill Anderson's blog post Surviving work in health
Oct 25, 2016
Michael Ashman commented on Jill Anderson's blog post eMenthe - elearning materials on mental health
"This looks good. Does anyone have any idea how long these materials might be available for?"
Jul 27, 2016
Michael Ashman liked Jill Anderson's blog post eMenthe - elearning materials on mental health
Jul 27, 2016
Michael Ashman liked Jill Anderson's blog post Understanding psychiatric diagnosis in adult mental health
Jul 18, 2016
Michael Ashman commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Understanding psychiatric diagnosis in adult mental health
"Thanks Jill. I like the leaflet and its breadth of explanations, and will be passing this around my colleagues."
Jul 18, 2016
Michael Ashman commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Understanding psychiatric diagnosis in adult mental health
"Looks like you need a Lancaster University ID to get this. Is it more widely available."
Jul 18, 2016
Michael Ashman commented on Jill Anderson's blog post The sanity of madness - animated film
"Thanks Jill :)"
Feb 29, 2016
Michael Ashman commented on Jill Anderson's blog post The sanity of madness - animated film
"Hi, the link to the video doesn't seem to be working."
Feb 29, 2016
Michael Ashman commented on Jill Anderson's blog post Open Letter about BBC Coverage of Mental Health
"Me too"
Feb 22, 2016
Michael Ashman liked Jill Anderson's blog post Open Letter about BBC Coverage of Mental Health
Feb 22, 2016
Michael Ashman liked Jill Anderson's blog post Recovery-focused mental health care planning and co-ordination: Collaborative Care Planning Project (COCAPP) report
Feb 15, 2016

Profile Information

Location (town and country)
South Yorkshire
Institution
Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Discipline
Practice development, staff training
Job title
Service User Development Worker
Areas of interest and expertise
Service user training of staff, service user evaluation of services, developing services that see people as equal partners in the care process, challenging traditional notions of mental healthcare
Reason for joining the mhhehub
To keep pace with what's happening in academic institutions concerning mental health

Comment Wall (1 comment)

At 15:46 on June 6, 2013, Jill Anderson said…

Hi Michael

Welcome to the MHHE hub it’s great that you have joined.  You will see that we have over 450 members across the UK and a growing membership in other countries; please add yourself to the member map which we hope will help aid networking- you can search to find other members in your region.  Have a look around and explore the groups/forum/events/blog functions. Try using the search box on the homepage too.

If you have any queries or suggestions then do get in touch with myself or with Bill Penson.

Best wishes,

Jill

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Blog Posts

What it feels like to be compulsorily detained for treatment

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 17, 2017 at 13:44 0 Comments

This is an extremely well written account and potentially useful learning resource - from the BMJ 'What your patient is thinking' series. 

Download here.

CAIPE twitter chat on service user and carer involvement in IPE

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 14, 2017 at 16:46 0 Comments

The Centre for Advancement of Interprofessional Education has scheduled a twitter chat on 24th August from 7-8pm (UK time).

The following questions will be posted during the twitter chat hour.

1.      What are your experiences of learning from patients, service users and carers in IPE?  What did you learn from them?

2.      How much power should service users have in IPE?

3.      What role, if any, do service users have to play in IPE post qualification?

4.      If…

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How human givens differs from other therapy approaches

Posted by gemma chapman on August 14, 2017 at 16:20 0 Comments

How human givens differs from other therapy approaches

People often ask how the human givens (HG) approach differs from other therapeutic approaches. Indeed, we were asked by the Professional Standards Authority when the HGI register was being assessed for accreditation. This is what we told…

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Nature and wellbeing - links

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 14, 2017 at 8:29 0 Comments

Following the CCrAMHP meeting in Lancaster on 11 August, we created a collection of links on nature and wellbeing.  Many of these relate to the local area but there are some more general links as well, so am posting the URL in case of interest. 

View the collection here.

Mind Our Minds - a learning resource

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 7, 2017 at 15:30 0 Comments

Mind Our Minds aims to make sure UK citizens are provided with mental health services that give everyone that uses them a good quality service when they need them.

They have produced some 'patient opinions' which may be of use in informing learning and teaching, and would welcome feedback.  See here: …

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Surviving Work in Healthcare: helpful stuff for people on the frontline

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 7, 2017 at 10:54 0 Comments

The book takes as its starting point the crisis of healthcare in the UK: impossible health targets managed through command and control management and a stomach-churning rise in racism, whistleblowing and victimisation in the NHS. The use of nationally set productivity targets combined with austerity cuts have increasingly put clinical best-practice into direct conflict with funding. Health targets have become politically controlled, and performance has become a cynical exercise in ticking…

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A drop of sunshine

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 6, 2017 at 9:00 0 Comments

Published on 8 Oct 2014 'this film takes a controversial and contrarian view towards recovery from schizophrenia, proposing that the only treatment that can work is one where the so-called ‘patient’ is encouraged and empowered to become an equal partner in the process of healing'. Directed by Aparna Sanyal.

VIEW THE FILM

A useful teaching resource?  Respond in comments below if you have used it.

Creativity and Social Support in Mental Health: Service users' perspectives

Posted by Jill Anderson on August 2, 2017 at 9:43 0 Comments

This book weaves together service users' lived experiences of mental health recovery and ideas about how creative activities such as art, music, and creative reading and writing can promote it, particularly within social and community settings.

Find out more.

Two books about depression

Posted by Jill Anderson on July 28, 2017 at 22:06 0 Comments

Ordinarily well: the case for antidepressants

In Ordinarily Well, the celebrated psychiatrist and author Peter D. Kramer examines the growing controversy about the popular medications. A practicing doctor who trained as a psychotherapist and worked with pioneers in psychopharmacology, Kramer combines moving accounts of his patients' dilemmas with an…

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