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Mental Health 2017
Implementing the Five Year forward View
20th of September 2017
Royal Society of Medicine, London

Mental Health 2017

08:15-09:00 Registration & Networking
09:00-10:15 1st Morning Plenary
09:00 Chair`s Opening Address
Andy Bell (confirmed)
Deputy Chief Executive, Centre For Mental Health
09:10 Keynote Address - The Future of Mental Health in England
Professor Tim Kendall (confirmed)
National Clinical Director for Mental Health, NHS England and NHS Improvement
09:25 Improving Lives: Promoting the physical health and wellbeing of people with mental health problems
Gregor Henderson (confirmed)
National Lead for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England
09:40 New models of care in specialised services – will they improve service user outcomes? A national provider perspective
Dr Quazi Haque (confirmed)
Executive Medical Director, Elysium Healthcare and Chair, Royal College of Psychiatrists, Quality Network Forensic Mental Health Services
Patrick Neville (confirmed)
Strategic Development Director, Elysium healthcare
09:55-10:15 Morning Q&A Panel Debate 1
10:15-10:55 Coffee & Networking
10:55-11:40 2nd Morning Plenary
10:55 Workforce planning and development across settings
Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt (confirmed)
Chief Nurse, Health Education England & and Programme Lead, Nightingale Challenge, Nursing Now
11:10 Future in Mind – A Whole systems approach to children and young people’s mental health
Professor Dame Sue Bailey DBE (confirmed)
Chair, Children & Young Peoples Mental Health Coalition
  • Why a Whole systems approach that is both values and evidence based is essential?
  • Why it is so important to  properly implement policy for all children and young people
11:25 Unlocking Secure Care – a pathway to climb or a cliff edge to walk?
Dr Phil Moore (confirmed)
Chair - Mental Health Commissioners Network, NHS Clinical Commissioners
  • What and who is secure care for?
  • An overgrown path?
  • Who holds the keys?
  • Who carries the can?
  • Who cares?
11:40-12:00 Morning Q&A Panel Debate 2
12:00-12:10 Comfort Break
12:10-12:35 Case Study 1
12:10 Cognitive behavioral therapy - How do we increase recovery? How online, therapist delivered CBT can help answer the questions
Sarah Bateup (confirmed)
Chief Clinical Officer, Ieso Digital Health

As IAPT gears up to widen and access whilst simultaneously increasing recovery rates in a climate of change, stress and uncertainty many services are looking at what they can do to support and enable therapists to deliver high quality interventions that work.  Ieso Digital Health has examined the therapy transcripts of 380 accredited therapists in order to learn what therapist behaviours equate to good and not so good outcomes.  This presentation will present the latest learning drawn from online, therapist delivered CBT and will look specifically at what therapists are not doing in the therapy room.

12:35-13:00 Case Study 2
12:35 How digital technology can help reduce stigma, increase access and improve outcomes for children and young people seeking mental health support
Aaron Sefi (confirmed)
Director, XenZone
  • A recent report found services turn away an average of 23% of young people referred to them by GPs, teachers or others. Once accepted, young people have to wait an average of ten months for treatment (State of the Nation, 2016). What if there is a solution to this fractured system?
  •        Kooth, from XenZone, is the first online counselling and emotional well-being platform in the UK, founded in 2004. Since then, Kooth has helped over 100,000 young people aged 11 up to 25 in the UK, with a young person logging in every 90 seconds.
  •        Kooth in an early intervention solution, which helps to reduce wait times for young people seeking help while removing the stigma associated with accessing mental health support.
  •        Kooth is currently being independently evaluated by the Education Policy Institute. This piece of research will explore key outcomes of the service, both for young people and for its impact on the wider mental health system.  We will exclusively explore initial findings from the research paper which launches in Autumn. 
13:00-14:00 Lunch in the Network Surgery
14:00-14:45 3 Concurrent Plenaries
14:00 Mental Health Supported Living - enhancing the offer, what does the future look like?
Lucy Nicholson (confirmed)
Marketing Campaign Manager, Home Group
  •        Are we missing an opportunity?
  •        Using psychologically informed support practice.
  •        How an enhanced offer can reduce pressure on the NHS and improve outcomes for those with MH problems.
14:00 Occupational Health - Mental Health & Absence Management
Alan Bradshaw (confirmed)
Associate Director of Mental Health, Medigold Health
Nick Reader (confirmed)
Sales Director, Medigold Health
  •          Employee early intervention through Absence Management
  •          Managing the Manager – Helping employees back into the workplace
  •          Employee absence in the NHS – Doing more with less
14:00 Substance misuse: Dual diagnosis – Taking steps to improve care
Marcin Parakoyi (confirmed)
Consultant General adult and addiction Psychiatrist, Change, Grow, Live (CGL)‎
Kerry Trinder (confirmed)
Head of Services for the Black Country , Change, Grow, Live (CGL)‎
  • Dual diagnosis – “the expectation and not the exception”. The nature of the challenge
  • What we know now and where we are – Guidelines and constraints
  • Steps to bridge the gap and working together- Improving service delivery and examples of good practice
14:45-14:55 Comfort Break
15:00-16:20 Afternoon Plenary
15:00 Chair`s Introduction to the Afternoon
Isabella Goldie (confirmed)
Director of Development and Delivery, The Mental Health Foundation
15:10 Supported Decision Making
Professor Ilora Finlay (confirmed)
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, House of Lords
15:25 Improving Mental health in local communities – the role of councils
Sarah Pickup OBE (confirmed)
Deputy Chief Executive, Local Government Association

The mental health of our community is about much more than treatment of symptoms.  Councils have a range of duties relatively speaking to mental health and a whole range of services contributing to mental wellbeing.

There needs to be a refocus on mental health policy away from medicalisation and mental ill-health to prevention, early intervention and supporting mental wellness.

15:40 Perinatal Mental Health
Dr Alain Gregoire (confirmed)
Chair, Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA)
15:55-16:15 Afternoon Q&A Panel Debate
16:15-16:20 Chairs Closing Remarks
16:20-17:00 Coffee & Networking
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