Improving children and young people’s health outcomes: Integration, public health and policy priorities
Date: Tuesday, 2nd February 2016
Where: Central London
This event is CPD certified
Guest of Honour: Dr Jacqueline Cornish, National Clinical Director for Children, Young People and Transition to Adulthood, NHS England
This seminar will be a timely opportunity to assess priorities for children’s health and wellbeing for the new Parliament. Delegates will consider next steps for improving service delivery for children and young people, and the role of NHS England, Clinical Commissioning Groups and local authorities in promoting positive wellbeing. There will also be discussion on the early impact of new funding for child and adolescent mental health services, and progress made by Public Health England in ensuring every child has the best start in life as one of seven priorities outlined in their five year strategy. Further sessions focus on tackling inequalities, managing the transition to adult care, and challenges for translating research into practice.
We are delighted to include at this seminar keynote addresses from Dr Jacqueline Cornish, National Clinical Director for Children, Young People and Transition to Adulthood, NHS England; Dr Cheryll Adams, Founding Director, Institute of Health Visiting; Professor Dame Sue Bailey, Chair, Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition and Chair, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges; Dr Hilary Cass, Senior Clinical Advisor for Children and Young People, Health Education England; Dr David James, Chair, Trainees’ Committee, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and Wendy Nicholson, Lead Nurse for Children, Young People and Families, Public Health England. James Cashmore, Director, Food for Life Partnership; Anna Feuchtwang, Chief Executive Officer, National Children’s Bureau; Emily Fox, Founder, The Albatross Connection; Joe Hayman, Chief Executive, PSHE Association; Louise Taylor, Associate Headteacher, The Compton School, London; Dr Vimal Tiwari, Child Safeguarding Lead, Royal College of General Practitioners and a senior representative from the Greater London Authority have also agreed to speak.
Sir Oliver Heald MP and Earl of Listowel, Treasurer, All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children have kindly agreed to chair this seminar.
A link to the live agenda can be found here.