Winners of 2013 WaMH in PC Mental Health Bursary Programme Announced

The winners of the 2013 WaMH in PC Bursaries programme have been announced.

In total 6 bursary applications were received this year and the final winners year were as follows:

  • The Powys Children and Young Peoples Bibliotherpy Scheme - Reading Buddy Intervention - Partnership between CAMHS and Powys Children and Young Peoples Partnership (CYPP) aiming to empower children and young people to more effectively communicate their thoughts and feelings and make changes to improve their mental health and well-being
  • Dementia Outside Care (DOC) - A Crossroads Care Bridgend project aiming to improve the experience of dementia patients and their carers

Our annual programme of bursaries offers small grants up to a maximum of £3,000 and this year we have decided to award projects which encourage innovation in the following areas:

  • Improve the experience of dementia patients and their carers
  • Supporting the local delivery of Part 1 of the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010.
  • Raise awareness of mental health or impact on mental wellbeing or improve mental health promotion

This year we have decided to open up the application criteria to specifically include projects aimed at dementia as part of our strategy to support the National Dementia Vision for Wales.

Applications were open to anyone with a link to Primary Care Mental Health in Wales and those able to demonstrate a clear and justifiable benefit in relation to the aims of our bursaries programme.

If you're interested in finding out more about our bursaries please contact us via email at or on 029 2050 4516.