As we move through 2017, this event is the ideal platform to discuss some of the very latest measures such as the development of Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs), Integration Plans and the use of the Better Care Fund plus the further adoption of the vanguard new models of care.
This conference aims to help all services and agencies on their journey to be better coordinated and inform practitioners how to create a safer, more consistent approach to protecting and safeguarding children and young people.
The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health sets out the unarguable agenda for the reform of mental health care. The strategy aims to increase the quality and availability of care and treatment, improve outcomes and well being, and tackle the wider costs of mental ill health to health services and society. Now more than
The environment in which we live can influence our health. Substandard housing and poor living conditions can significantly impact on health and wellbeing in a negative way. Latest figures reveal that homelessness and rough sleeping are on the rise with a 51% increase in the number of people living on the streets during the last
In 2010 the UK was classed as the ‘fat man’ of Europe, topping the league table out of 20 European Union nations and having one of the world’s fastest obesity growth rates. Official figures published in October 2016 show that the UK has now moved down the league to 5th position behind Malta, Latvia, Hungary
“I’m proud of the staff who didn’t give up on me even when I gave up on myself.” Iris Benson MBE shared her experience as a service user with delegates at Mental Health: Moving Forwards – The Implementation Plan and explained how those strengths and skills of lived experience was helping to improve recovery. Mersey
I am yet again delighted to be invited to chair this conference focused on Manchester’s mental health. Last year we saw the launch of the report of the Mental Health Taskforce, ‘the 5 Year Forward View for Mental Health’ and this year as we enter the implementation phase of the government’s recommendations on the Taskforce