September 24th 2019 | Central London






Registration and networking


Chair's introduction

Chair: Richard Vize, Director, Public Policy Media (Confirmed)


Morning keynote address: The NHS Long Term Plan and new funding for mental health services

Speaker: Sarah Holloway, Head of Mental Health, NHS England and NHS Improvement (Confirmed)


Panel discussion: Strengthening and widening the range of mental health services available in primary care

  • Integrating mental and physical health services early in patient treatment
  • Successfully implementing co-location of IAPT practitioners

Char: Richard Vize, Director, Public Policy Media (Confirmed)

Speaker: Dr Ed Beveridge, Consultant Psychiatrist, CNWL NHS Foundation Trust (Confirmed)

Speaker: Rhiannon England, Clinical Lead, Mental Health, City and Hackney CCG (Confirmed)


Refreshments and networking


The future of community based mental health support for children and young people

  • Identifying and tailoring support for young people more likely to face mental health issues
  • Working with schools and local authorities to support young people
  • Improving support specifically for young adults aged 16-18 and 18-25

Speaker: Dr Brinda Paramothayan, GP Clinical Lead Children’s Health and CAMHS, Richmond CCG (Confirmed)


Improving mental health and wellbeing in local communities

Speaker: Charlie Bethel, Chief Officer, UK Men's Sheds Association (Confirmed)


Lunch and networking


Chair’s afternoon remarks

Chair: Richard Vize, Director, Public Policy Media (Confirmed)


Integrated care systems: Delivering mental health services in the community

  • Integrating mental health staff into local community services
  • Improving mental health care with long term conditions
  • Working collaboratively: Improve services on an agreed shared budget

Speaker: Dr Julie Hankin, Executive Medical Director, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (Confirmed)


Tackling suicide rates with patient data

  • Swiftly sharing information: Working collaboratively to identify early risk factors and provide support
  • Monitoring and evaluating individuals with a potential a risk of future self-harm

Speaker: Dr Geraldine Strathdee, Co-founder Zero Suicide Alliance, National Professional Adviser, Care Quality Commission,  NED, Community Health Partnerships (Confirmed)


Leadership in delivering mental health services

  • Investing in your workforce: Training staff in providing mental health support
  • Raising staff awareness on the range of services provided
  • Assessing and maintaining the wellbeing of your staff
  • Securing leadership buy-in from those afraid to step into the light

Speaker: Dr Phil Moore, Chair, Mental Health Commissioners Network at NHSCC, and Deputy Chair (Clinical) at NHS Kingston CCG (Confirmed)

Speaker: Catherine Gamble, RCN mental health professional lead and Head of Nursing Practice, Education and Research (Confirmed)


Chair's closing remarks

Chair: Richard Vize, Director, Public Policy Media (Confirmed)

Please note that all speakers and the agenda are subject to change without notice