Event: Mental Health, Delivering Improved, Integrated & Accessible Services

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Mental Health: Delivering Improved, Integrated and Accessible Services
27th February 2014: The Monastery, Manchester

  • Are you involved in Mental Health within the UK?
  • Are you interested in hearing the latest developments around Mental Health?
  • Learn what action is being taken to tackle the underlying causes of mental ill health by putting the emphasis on early intervention and prevention strategies

Speakers confirmed to date include:

  • Sean Duggan, Chief Executive, Centre for Mental Health
  • Sarah Brennan, Chief Executive, YoungMinds
  • Dr Neil Deuchar,Co Chair, Joint Commissioning Panel For Mental Health
  • Lord Victor Adebowale, Chief Executive, Turning Point
  • Jane Hughes, Director Of Communications and Campaigns, Rethink Mental Illness


Subjects we will be discussing on the day include:
  • Bringing about change: Improving the nation’s mental health and wellbeing
  • Working together to improve outcomes and reduce mental health problems
  • Designing integrated services for people with co-occurring mental and physical health conditions
  • In discussion – a service user’s perspective
  • Raising the bar: What needs to be done to improve mental health outcomes for children and young people?
  • After the Francis report: Improving quality of care in mental health services

At any one time, roughly one in six of us is experiencing a mental health problem. Mental health and resilience can be influenced by a number of factors such as education, physical health, housing, relationships, work prospects and isolation. To improve mental health and wellbeing a range of services must work together to tackle the causes of mental ill health and promote wellbeing. More needs to be done to make certain that people can access the support, care and treatment they need. The shift towards a locally-led system opens up new ways for public services to be commissioned, delivered and designed around the needs of people who use mental health services, their families and

This National event will bring together leading figures and organisations offering invaluable insights to improve quality and raisestandards of care, support and safety, and how to decrease the experiences of discrimination and stigma towards people with mental health problems

You can view the full programme here


For further information about the event please contact Jonathan Smith on 0161 376 9007