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Ambulance staff enjoy DBI level 1 training

Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) staff underwent DBI level 1 DBI training at the SAS base in East Kilbride. Dr Jack Melson from the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Health and Wellbeing undertook the training and was joined by Lanarkshire DBI lead and mental health improvement manager John Truesdale. Dr Jack Melson (right) joins Lanarkshire [...]

By |2019-10-30T15:27:52+00:00October 24th, 2019|General, News, Reports|Comments Off on Ambulance staff enjoy DBI level 1 training

DBI programme shortlisted for two Scottish Health Awards

The Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) programme has been announced in two categories for the prestigious Scottish Health Awards. The programme has made it to the final stage in the ‘Care for Mental Health’ and ‘Integrated Care’ categories at the 2019 event, the final of which will take place next month. Hundreds of submissions were [...]

By |2019-10-30T14:37:39+00:00October 23rd, 2019|General, Reports|Comments Off on DBI programme shortlisted for two Scottish Health Awards

GPs undertake DBI level 1 training

GPs from the Tinto Practice based in Airdrie Community Health Centre found the time to undergo level 1 DBI training. All agreed afterwards that it had been a worthwhile use of their time and that DBI could help support many of their patients. Lanarkshire DBI lead and mental health improvement manager John Truesdale undertook [...]

By |2019-10-30T14:58:27+00:00October 17th, 2019|General, News, Reports|Comments Off on GPs undertake DBI level 1 training