Improving Physical Health for People with Mental Health Conditions

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Improving Physical Health for People with Mental Health Conditions

23 February 2016

London

Chaired by Dr Shubalade Smith Consultant Psychaitrist and Clinical Lecturer, Head of Physical Health Strategy, BDP, CAG SLaM NHS Foundation Trust Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience Kings College London and with a keynote address from Jacqueline Dyer Vice Chair Mental Health Taskforce, England, this conference takes a practical case study based approach to delivering parity of esteem through learning from organisations that have succeeded in addressing the challenge of improving the physical health of people with mental health conditions.

Included on the agenda:

  • Meeting unmet health need in people with mental health conditions
  • Involving and engaging service users in improving physical health
  • Smoking Cessation in Mental Health: what works? Including how we have developed a smoke free trust
  • Treating problematic cannabis use
  • Reducing the physical health side effective of medication in mental health
  • The role of liaison psychiatry in improving outcomes for people with physical and mental health conditions

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr Shubalade Smith Consultant Psychaitrist and Clinical Lecturer, Head of Physical Health Strategy, BDP, CAG SLaM NHS Foundation Trust Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience Kings College London
  • Jacqueline Dyer Vice Chair Mental Health Taskforce, England
  • Naomi Good Regional Development and Research Manager NSUN network for mental health
  • Joanne McDonnell Senior Nurse for Mental Health and Learning Disabilities NHS England

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