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.
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
More than a decade of research and policy has collectively outlined the improvements required in health and care services for people living with dementia. As a health system we have worked hard to improve diagnosis rates in an attempt to ‘seek out’ people living with dementia and their families. Our logic is that being aware
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
This conference will seek to address where and why the anomalies arise in the standards of provision and how equity in access, quality and experience can be achieved for all terminally ill people, across all of society.