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Latest Updates from Open Forum Events


  • Sam Gamblin
  • 26 July 2023
  • Posted in: Healthcare, Management & Leadership, Education

UMHAN are celebrating our 20th year in student mental health this year. Set up as a small networking organisation for Mental Health Advisers, we now have around 600 members in many different roles across the education sector. UMHAN was a key part in a series of important firsts in Higher Education, including the emphasis on practical and whole-institution approaches to mental health and illness, the development of mental health-specific services in Higher Education, facilitating awareness-raisin…

  • student choice
  • student satisfaction
  • students

A Brief Introduction to Safeguarding Adults in Sport

  • Emma Gibson
  • 25 August 2022
  • Posted in: Healthcare

The Ann Craft Trust is a national charity dedicated to safeguarding adults at risk. Through pioneering training and practice reviews, and through contributing to world-leading research, we support organisations to safeguard adults at risk and minimise the risk of harm.

In November 2015, Sport England funded The Ann Craft Trust to create a dedicated Safeguarding Adults in Sport post. But The Trust had been working to raise awareness of the issue for many years before this.

In 2008, the Safeguar…

  • safeguarding
  • A New Strategy for Sport
  • sport governance

Suicide and self-harm: vulnerable children and young people

  • Maddie Burton
  • 14 June 2022
  • Posted in: Healthcare, Education


 Suicide and self-harm: vulnerable children and young people

Children and young people are increasingly experiencing mental health problems, including self‑harm and suicidal behaviour. Maddie Burton explores the triggers of these two conditions and explains what practice nurses can do for their patients

Children and young people’s mental health has continued to increase in prevalence and is a leading concern for front-line practitioners working with children and…

  • mental health