Draft Programme
Tackling the long-term impact of covid-19 on mental health

10:00 - 10:30

Dealing with the long term mental health impact following covid-19

  • Implement the lessons learned during the first wave to deal with the predicted influx of need
  • Address institutional, systemic and structural factors that disadvantage people of black African or Caribbean background
  • Expanding IAPTs to support with the predicted increase in some of the most common mental health problems

Dr Ian Davidson, National Clinical Lead, Mental Health Adult Crisis and Acute Mental Health, GIRFT
Dr Shubulade Smith, Joint RCPsych Presidential Lead for Race and Equality
Nick O'Shea, Chief Economist, Centre for Mental Health

10:30 - 10:45

Live Q&A

10:45 - 11:05

Short break and session change

11:05 - 11:35

Providing support for staff on the approach to a challenging winter

  • Explore how best to support staff wellbeing and mental health as covid moves from first wave into the longer term
  • Understand the role of trauma informed care in supporting staff
  •  Support and address the needs of BAME psychiatrists during the pandemic

Dr Ananta Dave, President, British Indian Psychiatric Association
Dr Sridevi Kalidindi, Clinical Lead Mental Health – Rehabilitation, GIRFT
Diane Palmer, Lead Nurse (Corporate Services) for Trauma Informed Care and Military Veterans Mental Health, Norfolk and Suffolk FT

11:35 - 11:45

Live Q&A

11:45 - 12:05

Short break and session change

12:05 - 12:35

Improving pathways for people with Severe Mental Illness

  • Understand the opportunity for change through primary care and community mental health services redesigned pathways
  • Using the baseline funding uplift to prioritise physical health for people with SMI across integrated care settings
  • Learn from best practice examples, and understand how to translate them into your own setting

Viral Kantaria, Senior Programme Manager - Adult Mental Health, NHS England and NHS Improvement

Dr David Smart, Clinical Director Prevention and Mental Health, General Practice Alliance

12:35 - 12:50

Live Q&A

12:50 - 01:20

Short break and session change

01:20 - 01:50

National update: How covid-19 has impacted progress on the long term plan

  • Receive an update on how the NHS is progressing with the long term plan aims, including service integration
  • Understand the impact of restoration and recovery efforts, including on community mental health teams
  •  Clarify the next steps to ensure that momentum on the long term plan is not lost

Claire Murdoch, National Mental Health Director, NHS England and NHS Improvement

01:50 - 02:00

Live Q&A and Closing Remarks

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