28-29 November 2019
Hilton, Leeds


HSJ Transforming Mental Health Summit
Collaborating across and beyond the NHS to enhance the nation’s mental health and wellbeing

Hilton Leeds, 28 - 29 November 2019




Registration & Refreshments


Chair’s Opening Remarks


Keynote panel: Achieving the national vision for mental health
As we near the end of the Five Year Forward View, hear from national leaders the progress made against these ambitions, and the challenges that remain. Discuss these key learnings, and how they feed into the NHS Long-Term Plan, to ensure effective local implementation of the national strategy.
Panellists include

Claire Murdoch, National Director for Mental Health, NHS England


Moving the dial in mental health: From knowledge sharing to action
Hear from mental health system leaders the progress made within their health economies over the past 12 months, and gain insight into the innovations and best practices that have been implemented to drive improvements across the country.


Morning Refreshments & Networking


Interactive Discussion Groups

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!

Session reserved for RLDatix Embedding mental health within primary care networks 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


Networking Lunch

  Stream A: Improving quality across the system Stream B: Encouraging cross-sector integration

Enhancing care quality: Embedding QI within the heart of daily operations to improve physical health outcomes
Panellists include

Jennifer Kilcoyne, Clinical Director – Centre for Perfect Care, Mersey Care Foundation Trust

Safe and stable homes: Enhancing mental wellbeing through access to housing support

In association with Richmond Fellowship


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

Mark Davison, Chief Information Officer, Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

James Reed, Chief Clinical Information Officer, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust

The prevention agenda: Harnessing community assets beyond the NHS to optimise population wellbeing
Panellists include

Gregor Henderson, National Lead Mental Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England

Neil Thwaite, Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust


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

David Clark, National Clinical and Informatics Advisor, IAPT programme and Chair of Experimental Psychology, Oxford University

Gillian Leng, Deputy Chief Executive, NICE

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
Panellists include

Neil Thwaite, Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust

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

Phillip Confue, Chief Executive, Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust


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

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

Chief Constable Mark Collins, Lead for Mental Health and Policing, National Police Chiefs’ Council

Vanessa Ford, Acting CEO, South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust


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 workforce both within and outside the NHS.
Panellists include

Mark Trewin, Mental Health Social Work Lead, Department of Health and Social Care
Dr Sara Munro, Chief Executive, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


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
Panellists include

Jean O’Hara, National Clinical Director for Learning Disabilities, NHS England

Paula McGowan, Autism and Learning Disability Activist


CYPMHS: Moving from delegated budgets to improving the model of care
Panellists include

Guy Northover, Clinical Lead for Mental Health (CAMHS), GIRFT

David Bradley, Chief Executive Officer, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Prisoner health: Integrating and aligning physical, mental and substance misuse service provision
Panellists include

Kate Davies CBE, Director of Health and Justice, Armed Forces and Sexual Assault Services Commissioning, NHS England and NHS Improvement

Ann Norman, Professional Lead for Learning Disabilities and Criminal Justice, RCN


Morning Refreshments & Networking


Bringing care closer to home: Aligning community mental health services with primary care networks
Panellists include

Dr Liz England, Mental Health Clinical Lead, SWB CCG, Mental Health Clinical and Commissioning Lead, RCGP and GP, Laurie Pike Health Centre, Modality Partnership

Suicide prevention: Learning from the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health (NCISH)
Panellists include

Tom Ayers, Senior Director, National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health


Reducing restriction: Evaluating the use of restraint, seclusion and segregation
Panellists include

Matthew Trainer, Chief Executive, Oxleas Foundation Trust

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

Kim Thomas, Chief Executive, Birth Trauma Association

Trudi Seneviratne, Perinatal Mental Health Faculty Chair, Royal College of Psychiatrists


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
Panellists include

Paul Farmer, Chief Executive, MIND


Chairman's close & Networking Lunch


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