Together for Mental Health 2019
Improving mental health and wellbeing in Wales
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Together for Mental Health 2019
Improving mental health and wellbeing in Wales
16th of October 2019
Radisson Blu, Cardiff

Together for Mental Health 2019

08:15-09:00 Registration & Networking
09:00-10:20 1st Morning Plenary – Improving mental Health and well-being for all
09:00 Chair`s Opening Address
Sara Moseley (confirmed)
Director, Mind Cymru
09:10 Keynote Address
Ken Skates (confirmed)
Minister for Economy and Transport, Welsh Government
09:30 Promoting mental well-being and preventing mental health problems
Andrea Gray (invited)
Mental Health Development Lead for Wales, Public Health Wales/1000 Lives
09:45 Topic to be confirmed
Speaker to be confirmed (confirmed)
Director of Public Health, To be confirmed

GambleAware has provided support for the logistics of this session

10:00-10:20 Morning Q&A Panel Debate 1
10:20-11:00 Coffee & Networking
11:00-12:05 2nd Morning Plenary – Mental Health Services in Wales
11:00 The impact of ageing on mental health provision in Wales
Dr Andrew Hider (confirmed)
Clinical Director and Consultant Forensic Psychologist, Ludlow Street Healthcare
11:15 Reflections on the quality of mental health care in Wales
Dr Kate Chamberlain (confirmed)
Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales
11:30 The Future of Mental Health in Wales
Sian Stewart (invited)
National Director for Mental Health, NHS Wales
11:45-12:05 Morning Q&A Panel Debate 2
12:05-12:15 Comfort Break
12:15-13:15 3 x Case Studies
13:15 Case Study 1 – Service commissioning
13:15 Case Study 2 - Forensic mental health
13:35 Case Study 3 - Personality disorder & complex trauma
13:15-14:15 Lunch in the Network Surgery
14:15-15:00 3 Concurrent Plenaries, Solutions & Innovations
14:15 Plenary A - Workplace Mental Health
14:15 Pleanry B - Neuro-Psychology
Dr Fiona Pipon-Young (confirmed)
Consultant Clinical Psychologist, St Peter’s Hospital, Ludlow Street Healthcare
14:15 Plenary C - Transition and Maintenance
15:00-15:10 Comfort Break
15:10-16:25 Afternoon Plenary
15:10 Chair`s Introduction to the Afternoon
15:20 Reducing stigma and discrimination
15:35 Improving Mental health in local communities – the role of councils
Stewart Blythe (invited)
Policy Officer: Social Services and Health, Welsh Local Government Association
15:50 Are services meeting the needs of people living with mental health problems?
Avril Bracey (invited)
Member, Association of Directors of Social Services (ADSS) Cymru
16:05-16:25 Afternoon Q&A Panel Debate
16:25-16:30 Chairs Closing Remarks
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