Dr Gita Bhutani, National Development Lead Psychological Professions Network, HEE Co-Chair, Psychological Professions Network England and North West PPN
The Psychological Professions Network (PPN) is hosting its third *free* conference. #PsychologicalProfessionsWeek2022 will feature keynote speakers and panel discussions.
If you’re interested in the work of the PPNs and what we do and how you can get involved, then, you will not want to miss our session which centres on What the PPN can do. It is taking place on Wednesday 16th November, 09:30-11:00am and will be convened by Dr Gita Bhutani. The session will consist of presentations from PPN members, a senior workforce lead, and an Expert by Experience. This session is a must-see for anyone wanting to find out more about the PPN.
The Psychological Professions Networks started in the North West of England in 2013. Its aim is to bring together psychological professionals across health and care to promote excellence in psychological health and wellbeing. This collective voice has contributed to innovation and development for psychological professions and the session provides an opportunity to hear more about what we’ve been doing.
Since 2013, networks have developed across all the English regions. They have brought together psychological professionals on a regional footprint and also come together to have a national voice. PPN now has over 10,000 members and is still growing. We welcome all who have an interest and enthusiasm for psychological work to help us.
In this session, you will hear from Dr Gita Bhutani, one of the founders of the PPN in 2013 who will explain how it works and how you can get involved. Dr Liz Kell, currently co-chair of the North West PPN will share how Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners grew their community of practice from the very beginning of the PPN. Sam Strickland from South West PPN will share how working collectively can support highlighting supervision requirements. Mike Burgess, Head of Workforce Transformation in the North West workforce team will describe the contribution that PPN has made to workforce planning. Joe, one of the founder members of the NW PPN EbE group, will share his story and how co-production enables the PPN to develop further.
There will be an opportunity to find out more from the speakers and learn how you can get involved with the PPN.
Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from these unique voices and how PPN can and does make a difference to improving psychological practice.
To view the full week’s program and register for the conference (it’s free!), please follow this link: https://www.ppn.nhs.uk/
Lastly, we recommend becoming a member of the PPN. It is free and gives you access to the latest updates, events and newsletters. To become a member please follow this link: https://www.ppn.nhs.uk/membership/why-join-us
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday 16th November 2022.