28-29 November 2019
Hilton, Leeds


HSJ Transforming Mental Health Summit
Locally integrating services to improve mental health outcomes and ensure nationwide mental wellbeing

Hilton Leeds
28 - 29 November 2019



Registration & Refreshments


Chair’s Opening Remarks


Keynote panel: Locally achieving the national vision for mental health
Quiz and hear from national leaders how to combine continued delivery against the ambitions of the Five Year Forward View with forward thinking to ensure realisation of the NHS Long-Term Plan


Moving the dial in mental health: From knowledge sharing to action
Moving the dial in mental health: From knowledge sharing to action Discuss the learnings from the last edition of the Transforming Mental Health Summit and discover how these have been implemented to drive improvements across the country


Morning Refreshments & Insight Meetings


Interactive Discussion Sessions

Join two of these small group discussions, each lasting 30 minutes, to delve further into the topics most relevant to

your organisation. With places limited to just 12 participants per discussion, make sure you reserve your seat at each table pre-event to ensure availability!

Transforming the mental health estate

Moving care back into the community

Integrating physical and mental health Developing effective digital therapies

Improving services for children and young people

Enhancing health and social care collaboration

Optimising rehabilitation services and outcomes

Transforming care for patients with learning disabilities

  Stream A: Improving quality across the system Stream B: Encouraging cross-sector integration
12.45 Enhancing care quality: Embedding QI within the heart of daily operations to improve physical health outcomes Safe and stable homes: Enhancing mental wellbeing through access to housing support

Networking Lunch


Innovating through technology: Integrating health records and enabling digital transformation at pace and scale

The prevention agenda: Harnessing community assets beyond the NHS to optimise population wellbeing and reduce service demand


IAPT in practice: Developing and delivering integrated and/or digitally assisted services

Improving rehabilitation pathways: Enabling patients to step-down into the community

Panellists include
Sridevi Kalidindi, Clinical Lead for Mental Health (Rehabilitation), GIRFT


Afternoon Refreshments & Networking


Transforming estates: Developing safe, secure and therapeutic physical environments

Supporting students: Collaborating with schools, colleges and universities to widen access to CYPMHS and deliver personalised support


Suicide prevention: Capitalising on the learnings of the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health (NCISH)

Reviewing sections 135 and 136: Aligning the NHS with police forces to deliver appropriate care in appropriate settings


Chair's Close


Networking Reception & Dinner



Chair’s Opening Remarks


New roles, new responsibilities: Tackling the workforce challenge to ensure seamless service delivery
Identify innovative new approaches to workforce planning at both a trust and system level and assess the key success factors for recruiting and retaining an engaged and productive local workforce


Stream A: Innovating in core service delivery

Stream B: Reducing mental health inequalities


Crisis and emergency care: Optimising the pathway across all settings Panellists include Ian Davidson, Clinical Lead for Mental Health (Crisis and acute), GIRFT


Embracing STOMP: Ensuring effective service provision to patients with learning disabilities or autism


CYPMHS: Moving from delegated budgets to improving the model of care for CAMHS


Prisoner health: Aligning physical, mental and substance misuse service provision to improve outcomes and reduce reoffence


Morning Refreshments & Networking


Primary care transformation: Aligning community mental health services with primary care networks

Transforming dementia services: Supporting older people’s mental health and wellbeing


Reducing restriction: Evaluating the use of restraint, seclusion and segregation for those with mental health problems, learning disabilities or autism

Parental mental wellbeing: Enhancing perinatal support to optimise outcomes for new parents


Investing in mental health: Ensuring effective commissioning and funding flows at a local and regional level

Discuss with colleagues the effectiveness of existing financial models underpinning service delivery, and determine how to maximise the value of the promised real-terms funding increase


Looking to the future: Plans, priorities and predictions for 2020 and beyond

Join the final interactive session of the Summit to reflect on the key learnings from the last two days, and collaboratively develop a clear plan for the year ahead


Chairman's close & Networking Lunch

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