DigiHealth UK: Harnessing Technology and Innovation will explore the major work programmes set out in the NHS technology plans to provide delegates with the key information and knowledge necessary to improve health outcomes, simplify patient access and reduce cost through digital services.
The agenda will focus on how mental health care for children and young people will be revolutionised by improving access to high quality care, promoting early interventions and driving greater collaborations across the care system and wider public sector.
Exploring how to implement the government proposals for prison reform, supporting those working within and supporting the prison system to raise standards and make our prisons places of safety and reform.
This year Alzheimer’s Society is releasing the New Deal on Dementia. We all know that dementia is the biggest health and social care challenge facing society today, with 850,000 people currently living with the condition, but it doesn’t get anywhere near the attention it deserves. Alzheimer’s Society want to make dementia impossible to ignore
The Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia 2020: Implementation Plan (DoH 2016) showcased a case study for Personal Assistants: Dementia (p34). These are a group of experienced dementia workers who offer to support everyone who is diagnosed with dementia in Walsall. It does not matter whether a person receives a diagnosis at the acute hospital,
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
“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