Health Information to Support Mental Health event (London) - Thurs 29 November 2018

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The Patient Information Forum is delighted to be working with Mind to hold an event on Health Information to Support Mental Health on Thursday 29 November 2018 in London.Mind-logo-designed-by-Glazer

09.30 – 10.00      Registration, refreshments and networking

10.00 – 10.30      Welcome and general awareness of mental health, how it affects people and who it affects

Chair:  Paul Farmer - Chief Executive, Mind

 10.30 – 11.00      A patient perspective

Anisha Gangotra - Expert Patient

Patient Information - what's the point? My mental health journey, the importance of patient information and why it really matters.

11.00 – 11.30      Title to be confirmed

Jane McGrath – CEO, We Co-produce

 11.30 – 12.00      Refreshment break following the rules of Speeding Networking

12.00 – 12.30      The 10 ways to well-being and the Building resilience project

Oliver Hall – Mental Health Project Manager, Groundswell

The session will be exploring the work that groundswell have been doing to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing amongst the homeless population.

12.30 – 1.00       Health Psychology and its role in mental health

Anneliese Levy – Freelance Health Information Writer and Researcher, and Dr Julie Headioglyu - Health Psychologist, NIHR RDSSE Research Adviser, University of Kent

Julie will give an overview of health psychology and its principles and look at the work that has been done so far in the area of mental health and at potential future directions.

Anneliese will provide a brief overview of how she integrates Health Psychology into her patient information work with some practical examples and tips.

1.00 – 1.45          LUNCH

1.45 – 2.15          Practical session – what are your challenges and solutions for supporting people with mental health information?

2.15 – 2.45          MindMate – a website for young people, their families and the professionals who support them

Liz Neill – Consultant, Common Room plus two MindMate Ambassadors, Leading on Engagement and Co-production on behalf of NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group

Find out how partners across the city have been developing and promoting an innovative online platform ( alongside young people and parents.

2.45 – 3.15         Supporting young people who self-harm and aiming to prevent suicide – Developing the distrACT app

Dr Knut Schroeder - GP, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in General Practice and Founder of Expert Self Care Ltd

Knut will share insights and experiences from developing a health information app for young people who self-harm or feel suicidal, covering:

* Why use mobile apps for providing mental health information?
* How to develop a mobile health information app from scratch
* Top tips and common pitfalls

3.15 – 3.30          REFRESHMENT BREAK

3.30 – 4.00          Providing Library and Knowledge Services directly to patients and the public: A GMMH case study

Daniel Livesey - Library and Knowledge Service Manager, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Dan will be sharing his experience of developing a Library and Knowledge Service which meets the needs of clinical staff and students, but also patients.  Greater Manchester Mental Health Library and Knowledge Services are an integral part of the Trust Recovery Academy and provide more than books for Trust service users.

4.00 – 4.30          Mental Health Question Time #MHQT

Mr André Tomlin - The Mental Elf

Tired of mental health debates that are more about mud-slinging and point-scoring than finding a constructive way forward for people living with mental health difficulties? Me too!

Mental Health Question Time is a series of public discussions about mental health, run collaboratively by the UCL Division of Psychiatry, The Lancet Psychiatry and the Mental Elf.  The events take place in London and are free to attend. They are also live streamed on YouTube and supported by live tweeting at #MHQT.

4.30                     Sum up and close


Delegate fees for the event are as follows:

£150+VAT for PIF members (PIF members should login to the website to see the PIF member rate)

£225+VAT for non-PIF members (this includes a complementary 1-year individual membership to PIF post event)

You can register to attend the event below.

We hope you can join us!

The PIF Team



Royal College of Anaesthetists
Churchill House, 35 Red Lion Square
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Date: 29 November 2018

Start Time: 9:30 am
End Time: 4:30 pm

Price: £270.00

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