Westminster Health Forum

Next steps for mental health services in England - funding, care quality and efficiencies

Morning, Tuesday, 20th November 2018

Central London

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This seminar will be a timely opportunity to discuss the next steps for mental health services in England.


Delegates will assess priorities for the funding of mental health services - following the Prime Minister’s recent commitment to improve access to mental health services in her speech on the 5 year NHS funding plan - and consider latest thinking on how the Government’s goal of achieving parity of esteem between mental and physical health can be achieved.


Attendees will also consider the steps that need to be taken to improve the quality of care and deliver on the nearly £1 billion of potential efficiency savings that could be made by 2020/21, identified in Lord Carter's recently-published review into unwarranted variations in mental health and community health.


Further sessions will assess key issues for the implementation of the newly-announced two-year Mental Health and Safety Programme, which aims to improve patient safety across the NHS - as well as further examples of best practice of collaboration, leadership and person-centred care.


 



Guest of Honour

Claire Murdoch

National Mental Health Director, NHS England and Chief Executive, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Guest of Honour

Claire Murdoch

National Mental Health Director, NHS England and Chief Executive, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Chair

Rehman Chishti MP

Vice Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health

Speakers

Dr Prathiba Chitsabesan

Associate National Clinical Director for Children and Young People’s Mental Health, NHS England and Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and CAMHS Clinical Director, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Adrian James

Registrar, Royal College of Psychiatrists

Vicki Nash

Head of Policy and Campaigns, Mind