September 24th 2019 | Central London



Improving, expanding and remodelling mental health services

In the 2019 NHS Long Term Plan the Government reinforced their commitment to mental health services by pledging investment will be at least £2.3 billion higher a year by 2023/24.

From providing mental health services for those in crisis and tackling suicide rates to providing community based mental health support for children and young people the Mental Health Summit will address key areas highlighted for improvement by the Long Term Plan.

Join colleagues and peers from a range of providers at the Summit and discuss the latest in providing outstanding mental health services in your community.

Speakers confirmed for 2019 inclide:

  • Sarah Holloway, Head of Mental Health, NHS England and NHS Improvement
  • Dr Geraldine Strathdee, Co-founder Zero Suicide Alliance, National Professional Adviser, Care Quality Commission, NED, Community Health Partnerships 
  • Dr Phil Moore, Chair, Mental Health Commissioners Network at NHSCC, and Deputy Chair (Clinical) at NHS Kingston CCG
  • Catherine Gamble, RCN mental health professional lead and Head of Nursing Practice, Education and Research
  • Dr Julie Hankin, Executive Medical Director, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Brinda Paramothayan, GP Clinical Lead Children’s Health and CAMHS, Richmond CCG
  • Dr Ed Beveridge, Consultant Psychiatrist, CNWL NHS Foundation Trust
  • Charlie Bethel, Chief Officer, UK Men's Sheds Association
  • Richard Vize, Director, Public Policy Media

Key points for 2019 include: 

  • Strengthening and widening the range of mental health services available in primary care
  • Integrated care systems: Delivering mental health services in the community
  • The NHS Long Term Plan and new funding for mental health services
  • Emergeny mental health: providing for those in crisis
  • Tackling suicide rates with patient data


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