Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s Mental Health Network annual conference and exhibition. It was another successful event with over 100 delegates in attendance and a great line up of speakers and sessions.
Highlights from the day included:
- A keynote speech from Chief Executive of NHS Improvement, Ian Dalton.
- Claire Murdoch, National Director for Mental Health, reflecting on progress made, two years on from the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health.
- A session on Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health chaired by Catherine Roche, Chief Executive of Place2be, with input from Department of Health and Social Care, Young Minds, CQC and Association of School and College Leavers.
- How do we build the Mental Health Workforce of the Future? panel discussion chaired by Paul Jenkins, Chief Executive of Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. We heard from representatives from Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, the Royal College of Nursing, NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard and hear a peer support worker's perspective from Jane Collard.
- Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation on the potential for partnerships and effective collaboratives to deliver effective solutions for mental health.
- Sean Duggan, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Network on the network’s achievements over the past year, its key areas of focus and priorities.
- Health economics and mental health with Andy Bell from Centre for Mental Health and Michael Parsonage, Chief Economist at the Centre for Mental Health.
Event slides from the day
Click on the links below to download a copy of the slide decks:
Welcome to the Mental Health Network annual conference and exhibition
Sean Duggan, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Network
The five year forward view for mental health: two years on
Claire Murdoch, National Mental Health Director of NHS England
Children and young people's mental health
Paul Lelliott, Deputy Chief Inspector of Hospitals (lead for mental health), Care Quality Commission
Digital: the potential of technology to supplement and enhance existing practice
Rob Brougham, UK Managing Director, IESO Digital Health
Rebecca Cotton, Director of Policy, Mental Health Network
Mark Davison, Information Management & Technology, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Economic Analysis in Mental Health
Professor Martin Knapp, Professor of Social Policy for London School of Economics and Political Science
Andy Bell, Deputy Chief Executive at Centre for Mental Health
Please do contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to find out more. Watch this space for details on next year’s conference.