Personality Disorder Improvement Programme updates

This page will be updated until March 2023 when the programme is due to come to an end.

SWAY Newsletters

The November edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter can be accessed here. This is the sixth edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter and discusses the PDIP Learning System alongside our feedback from events, upcoming events and additional resources.

The October edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter can be accessed here. This is the fifth edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter and introduces the PDIP Expert Reference Group alongside our latest PDIP Learning System workshop, upcoming events and additional resources.

The September edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter can be accessed here. This is the fourth edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter and introduces the PDIP Locality Visits alongside our latest PDIP Learning System workshop, upcoming events and additional resources.

The August edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter can be accessed here. This is the third edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter and has a look at a spotlight on Dr Michele Veldman, National Clinical Lead for PDIP, a meet the team section, programme updates, recap of our workshops, upcoming events and horizon scanning.

The July edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter can be accessed here. This is the second edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter and has a look at a spotlight on Gordon Hay, Senior Improvement Advisor for PDIP, programme updates, upcoming events and horizon scanning.

The June edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter can be accessed here. This is the first edition of the PDIP monthly newsletter and has a look at a spotlight on Dr Andy Williams, National Clinical Lead for PDIP, programme updates, upcoming events and horizon scanning.

Webinars and Workshops

Personality Disorder Improvement Programme: Moving from consultation to co-design (November 2022). At this webinar we heard from NHS Lanarkshire and Scottish Recovery Network, who discussed putting lived experience at the heart of mental health support, exploring how to move from consultation to co-design models.

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Personality Disorder Improvement Programme: The Challenges of Diagnosis Workshop (October 2022). At this workshop we heard from Professor Professor Thanos Karatzias, Edinburgh Napier University, Head of Research at School of Health and Social Care and Lothian River Centre and NHS Highland.

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Personality Disorder Improvement Programme: Diagnosis and Formulation (Including ICD-11) Webinar (September 2022). At this webinar we heard from Professor Michaela Swales, Programme Director North Wales Clinical Psychology Programme and Dr John Mitchell CBE, Mental Health advisor, Scottish Government.

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Personality Disorder Improvement Programme: Integrated Care Pathways and Specialised Services Webinar (July 2022): At this webinar we heard from NHS Highland and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde on specialist services and integrated care pathways in their areas.

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Personality Disorder Improvement Programme Launch Webinar (May 2022): At this webinar we heard about the overall aims of the programme and how this will work. We had our senior improvement advisors and national clinical leads discuss the project, alongside Louise Christie from Scottish Recovery Network. 

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