The NCS and SAIF announce new partnership to help bereaved people

New partnership aims to improve bereavement support A new partnership between two leading professional associations aims to improve counselling and support offered to people following a bereavement. ...

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The NHS is turning 70!

In line with celebrations that are taking place this year to mark this most auspicious occasion, we at the National Counselling Society (NCS) are proud to celebrate the fact that recognition of the Ac...

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Bill

You may already be aware of the upcoming introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Bill, due to come into force on the 25th of May 2018. The GDPR and Data Prot...

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3 Iron Mill courses gain ‘Advanced Specialist Training Status' with the National Counselling Society (NCS)

The NCS, which is a not-for-profit organisation, has awarded this status to the Post Qualifying Diploma in Creative Arts Therapies, Diploma in Supervision and Post Qualifying Diploma in Eating Disorde...

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Leading UK psychological professions and Stonewall unite against conversion therapy

An updated memorandum of understanding (MoU) against conversion therapy has been launched today, which makes it clear that conversion therapy in relation to gender identity and sexual orientation (inc...

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Watchdog savages mental health services in prisons as suicides behind bars hit record high

Ministers have no idea how many prisoners in England and Wales are suffering from mental illness despite record suicide rates, according to a damning new report. Neither does the Government know how ...

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NHS England kicks off international search for ground-breaking patient-care innovations

NHS England’s Chief Executive Simon Stevens has issued a call for the world’s best healthcare innovations to improve frontline patient care, including in mental health services and GP practices. The ...

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Rolling Out Mental Health First Aid Training In Every Secondary School

Statement from Jeremy Hunt Secretary of State for Health 'Whilst the NHS faces many challenges, it is also managing to deliver a quiet revolution in mental health provision, with around 1,400 more pe...

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New mothers suffering in silence with mental health worries

Half of new mothers are concerned about their mental health and many are suffering in silence, according to new research released by NCT as it launches its #BeyondBabyBlues campaign supported by celeb...

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