Improving Access, Treatment and Support for People with a Diagnosis of Personality Disorder

THURSDAY 20 MAY 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This conference focuses on Improving Access, Treatment and Support for People with a Diagnosis of Personality Disorder both during and beyond Covid-19. You will have the opportunity to network with colleagues who are working to improve access and treatment for people with personality disorder, self assess and reflect on your own practice and gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/personality-disorder  or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Improving Mental Health Crisis Care

FRIDAY 30 APR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This conference focuses on ensuring best practice in mental health crisis services and delivering effective access during and beyond the Covid-19 pandemic.  The National Mental Health Crisis Care Conference takes a practical case study based approach to improving services and outcomes for people with mental health conditions reaching crisis point. The day will focus on improving services for mental health crisis care, through learning from organisations that have succeeded in addressing the challenge of improving access and delivering an effective mental health crisis pathway. The conference will also update delegates on the Mental Health Act Reform and implications for Mental Health Crisis Care.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/improving-mental-health-crisis-care   or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Liberty Protection Safeguards Implementation of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019

TUESDAY 23 MAR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

The LPS establishes a process for authorising arrangements enabling care or treatment which give rise to a deprivation of liberty within the meaning of Article 5(1) of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), where the person lacks capacity to consent to the arrangements. It also provides for safeguards to be delivered to people subject to the scheme. This conference will update delegates on both the implications of the new Act and the implementation of the Liberty Protection Safeguards in your service, and current issues with managing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards during and beyond Covid-19.  

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/liberty-protection-safeguards-mca or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Investigation of Deaths & Serious Incidents in Mental Health Services

WEDNESDAY 21 APR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This national conference looks at the practicalities of Serious Incident Investigation and Learning from Deaths in Mental Health Services. The event will look at the development and implementation of the New Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (previously known as the Serious Incident Framework) which has now been published for the early adopter sites as introductory guidance, and will examine how this will fit with the Royal College of Psychiatrists Care Review Tool for mortality review.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/investigation-of-deaths-serious-incidents-in-mental-health-services or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Improving Mental Health Support for Asylum Seekers and Refugees

FRIDAY 23 APR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

We are pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Conference to focus on improving Mental Health Support for Asylum Seekers and Refugees. Angelina Jalonen Head of Therapeutic Services The Refugee Council will give a national update which will look at supporting refugees through the hardship and isolation due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and focus sessions will cover; multi-tiered and comprehensive MHPSS Systems & Psychological First Aid, working with refugees to improve mental health, and best practice examples of specialist clinical interventions.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/improving-mental-health-support-for-asylum-seekers-and-refugees  or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Preventing Suicide in Young People & Children

FRIDAY 23 APR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

Chaired by Dr Jon Goldin, Consultant, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Trust, and Vice Chair, Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists this Fourth National conference focuses on Saving Young Lives – Preventing Suicide in Children and Young People. Through national updates, case studies from multi-agency settings and lived experience insight, this conference will look at progress being made and what needs to change to improve resilience, wellbeing, mental health support and effectively prevent suicide in children and young people. The conference will use case studies to demonstrate interventions that work in health, schools, universities and multi-agency settings. The conference will examine implementation of the self harm and suicide prevention competence framework for children and young people and will also discuss offering tailored support to families bereaved by suicide in line with the NICE recommendations. 

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/preventing-suicide-in-young-people-children or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Adult Safeguarding: Delivering a Strengths-Based Approach

TUESDAY 27 APR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

We are pleased to announce this National Safeguarding Adults Summit which will focus on Adult Safeguarding during Covid-19: delivering a strengths based approach, improving decision making, user involvement and outcomes. The conference aims to bring together adult safeguarding leads to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas you are facing in practice, developing a strengths based approach to adult safeguarding during the pandemic. 

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/adult-safeguarding  or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Improving End of Life Care for People with Dementia during Covid-19

TUESDAY 27 APR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This timely conference focuses on the important issue of improving end of life care for people with dementia during Covid-19. People with dementia have been incredibly and disproportionately badly impacted by Covid-19, it is imperative that we ensure people are supported and cared for effectively at the end of life during this challenging time. The conference will demonstrate, through national updates and practical case studies how you can improve end of life care for people with dementia in your service.

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/end-of-life-dementia or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

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Self Neglect & Adult Safeguarding: Responding to Self Neglect & Hoarding during Covid-19

FRIDAY 30 APR 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

The Covid-19 pandemic has created new levels of isolation and loneliness for people increasing the risk of self-neglect. Self-neglect can be a complex and challenging issue for practitioners because of the need to find the balance between respecting a person’s autonomy and fulfilling a duty to protect the adult’s health and well-being.

This conference which features extended interactive sessions focuses on the difficult issue of self neglect and adult safeguarding during Covid-19 and includes an extended focus on hoarding. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended interactive group work the conference will cover self neglect, meeting the statutory safeguarding guidance, safeguarding people who self neglect: the evidence and what works, developing guidance for professionals when dealing with self neglect during Covid-19 and resistance to engage with services, an extended session on hoarding, and an extended session on dealing with the underlying causes of self neglect working in partnership with people who are self neglecting in a multidisciplinary way.

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/self-neglect-and-adult-safeguarding-responding-to-self-neglect-hoarding or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

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Perinatal Mental Health Services: Improving access and support during and Beyond Covid-19

THURSDAY 6 MAY 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

This conference focuses on improving perinatal mental health services during and beyond covid-19. By attending this one day conference, you will hear talks from expert speakers at local and national level. The chair for the day will be Elaine Hanzak, a Survivor of Postnatal Depression and Author of Eyes without Sparkle and Another Twinkle in the Eye– ‘contemplating another pregnancy after perinatal mental illness’.

The conference will open focusing on the lived experience, and then learning from the recent MBRRACE-UK rapid care report focusing on recommendations for improvement during Covid-19. You will benefit from extended sessions focusing prevention and positive mental  health, identifying and supporting women in mental health crisis, improving the quality of mental healthcare for new mothers, supporting men whose wives or partners are experiencing PND, learning from mother and baby units, supporting mothers at higher risk due to birth trauma or previous mental health issues, and developing the role of perinatal mental health champions.

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/improving-perinatal-mental-health-crisis-services-reducing-maternal-suicide  or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

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Improving Wellbeing & Mental Health in Nursing & Supporting Nurses in Difficulty

TUESDAY 25 MAY 2021

VIRTUAL, Online

Nursing in the NHS is under pressure, a third of nurses in the NHS have considered leaving their role in the past year. When difficulties or concerns arise it is essential that nurses are supported in a positive way. This conference focuses on improving mental health and wellbeing in nursing, and supporting nurses experiencing difficulty or concerns at work. Through national updates, lived experience and case studies the conference will provide you with practical advice to enable you to better support nurses through the Covid-19 pandemic. The conference will highlight developments in supporting nurses through physical and mental health concerns, complaints, performance concerns, stress and fitness to practice. The conference will support you to improve processes and practice with regard to supporting nurses and the practicalities of managing concerns in a supportive way. Through national developments, learning from lived experience of nurses who have experienced concerns and mental health issues, and case studies from experienced Directors of Nursing at NHS Trusts on how to effectively support and manage nurses through complaints or concerns about nursing practice. There will also be an update on your role and responsibility with regard to the revised NMC fitness to practise procedures which put more emphasis on local resolution. The conference will also focus on improving mental health and wellbeing for nurses from BAME backgrounds.

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/nurses-in-difficulty   or email kerryThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Masterclasses–


Masterclass: Therapeutic Interventions to Reduce the Harmful Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences  22nd April 2021


Understanding the interface between the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Mental Health Act 1983 6th May 2021


From DoLS to Liberty Protection Safeguards: Managing the Interim 12th May 2021


Therapeutic work with children and young people suffering child sexual abuse and exploitation 17th March & 20th May 2021


Childhood Neglect: Approaches to understanding, assessment and interventions
27th May 2021