HSJ Transforming Mental Health Summit
Enabling service integration and system-wide collaboration to deliver the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health

East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham
24 - 25 January 2019



Registration & Refreshments


Chair’s Opening Remarks


From policy to action: Embedding mental health within ICS planning and implementation
Claire Murdoch, National Mental Health Director, NHS England
Jackie Doyle-Price MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Mental Health and Inequalities, Department of Health and Social Care


Morning Refreshments & Insight Meetings


Strategy stream

Service optimisation stream


The prevention agenda: Collaborating with local authorities and the third sector to proactively reduce crises and improve outcomes

Gregor Henderson, Director Mental Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England
Sarah Hughes, Chief Executive, Centre for Mental Health
Mark Trewin, Social Care & Social Work Expert Advisor, NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care
George Howard,
Transformation Director – Mental Health, Healthy London Partnership

Liaison: Raising standards in acute settings to avoid delayed transfers

Peter Aitken, Director of Research and Development, Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Michael Sharpe, Lead for Psychological Medicines, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT
Catherine Hayhurst,
Mental Health Lead, Royal College of Emergency Medicine


Legislative change: Reviewing the Mental Health Act – is it still fit for purpose?

Mark Trewin, Social Care & Social Work Expert Advisor, NHS England and Department of Health and Social Care

Dementia: Managing older people's mental health

Wendy Burn, President, Royal College of Psychiatrists
Fiona Edwards, Chief Executive, Surrey and Borders NHS FT


Networking Lunch


Serenity Integrated Mentoring: A collaborative approach to optimising mental health crisis outcomes

Superintendent Mark Lawrence, Lead for Mental Health, Metropolitan Police

Aileen Jackson, Head of Mental Health, Health Innovation Network


Digital innovation: Integrating health records and enabling digital transformation at pace and scale

Sarah Dugan, Chief Executive, Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
Stuart Bell, Chief Executive, Oxford Health NHS FT
Dan West,
Director Acutes, Ambulances, Mental Health and Regional Integration, NHS Digital

Reducing restrictive practice: Improving outcomes across mental health inpatient settings

Kevan Taylor, Chief Executive, Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS FT
Paul Lelliott, Deputy Chief Inspector of Hospitals and Lead for Mental Health, CQC


Afternoon Refreshments & Insight Meetings


Housing and health – an interdependent partnership in association with Richmond Fellowship

Joe Redmond, Managing Director – North, Richmond Fellowship

Derek Caren, Chief Executive, Richmond Fellowship

Andrew van Doorn, Chief Executive, Housing Associations Charitable Trust


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!

Digital transformation
In association with XenZone

Finance and efficiencies


In association with Healios 

Primary mental health care


Aligning physical and mental health Workforce planning

CYP: Reducing care pathway fragmentation and managing demand for children and young people’s services 

Matthew Patrick, Chief Executive, South London and Maudsley NHS FT
Nick Waggett, Chief Executive, Association of Child Psychotherapists
Anne Longfield,
Children’s Commissioner for England


Close of Summit


Networking Reception & Dinner



Chair’s Opening Remarks


Service innovation: Embracing new models of care to redesign and optimise patient pathways

Samantha Allen, Chief Executive, Sussex Partnership NHS FT
John Short, Chief Executive, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS FT
Steve Grange, Executive Director of Strategy and Strategic Transformation, Midlands Partnership NHS FT


Optimising integrated schizophrenia care: Balancing the impact on the body, mind, and budget

James Kingsland, President, National Association of Primary Care 
David Tait, Chief Pharmacist, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust 
Dr Susan Ramsdale, Senior Lecturer and Mental Health Field Lead, University of Manchester

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Europe Ltd has provided financial sponsorship for this meeting and is sponsoring presentations by David Tait, Susan Ramsdale and James Kingsland, otherwise Sunovion has had no influence on the agenda


Driving productivity and performance: Embracing GIRFT, RightCare and the Carter review

Jess Lievesley, Executive Director of Delivery and Service User Experience, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Stuart Bell, Chief Executive, Oxford Health NHS FT
Sridevi Kalidindi's, Clinical lead - Rehabilitation and complex care, GIRFT


Suicide prevention: Achieving the zero suicide for mental health inpatient ambition

Professor Louis Appleby, Chair, National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England
Joe Rafferty, Chief Executive, Mersey Care NHS FT


Morning Refreshments & Insight Meetings


Investing in mental health: Developing sustainable plans and financial models in association with St Andrews Healthcare

Mark Axcell, Chief Executive, Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Katie Fisher, Chief Executive, St Andrews Healthcare

Primary: Reshaping services to personalise care and reduce admissions

James Kingsland, President, National Association of Primary Care
Phil Moore, Chair, Mental Health Commissioners Network
Chris Schofield,
Lead Mental Health Clinician, Greater Nottingham UEC Vanguard


Managing population needs: Creating a credible workforce plan to continue meeting local and national demand

Julia Skelton, Director of Professional Operations, Royal College of Occupational Therapists
Sheena Cumiskey, Chief Executive, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS FT
Caroline Donovan, Chief Executive, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Chris Caldwell, Director, National Workforce Skills Development Unit, and Director of Nursing, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust


Looking to the future: Maintaining momentum in mental health
Paul Farmer, Chief Executive, Mind
Professor Tim Kendall, National Clinical Director for Mental Health, NHS England and NS Improvement
Cllr Jacqui Dyer, Vice-Chair, Mental Health Taskforce


Chair’s Closing Remarks
Lunch will be served after sessions finish

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