adult care, disability, Events and Conferences

Seminar: Austerity and informal structures of ‘care’, London, Sat 6th Feb

From: http://dpac.uk.net/2016/01/austerityinformal-structures-of-care-feb-6th/

Event Description

A seminar with speakers Ellen Clifford, member of the National Steering Group of Disabled People Against Cuts; Nadja Millner-Larsen, lecturer in Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths University; and artist Park McArthur on the current climate of austerity in the UK and the informal structures of care which grow in the absence of national infrastructures.

The event will start at 7pm and latecomers’ tickets may be reallocated.

BSL interpretation for events at Chisenhale Gallery is available on request; please contact Tommie Introna tommie.introna@chisenhale.org.uk for further information. Please be advised that two weeks notice is required in order to confirm an interpreter. 

WHEN

Saturday, 6 February 2016 from 14:00 to 16:00 (GMT) – Add to Calendar

WHERE

Chisenhale Gallery – 64 Chisenhale Road London E3 GB – View Map

Free event: tickets HERE

Chisenhale Gallery

Organiser of Seminar with speakers Ellen Clifford, Nadja Millner-Larsen and Park McArthur

Chisenhale Gallery supports the production and presentation of new forms of artistic activity and engages diverse audiences, both local and international. This expands on our award winning, 30-year history as one of London’s most innovative forums for contemporary art and our reputation for producing important solo commissions with artists at a formative point in their career.

Offsite includes commissions, collaborations, residencies and touring programmes all taking place outside the gallery. The core focus is on commissioning artists who have specific interests in collaboration and direct engagement with social and cultural contexts.

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adult care, Children, Familes and Young People, health, mental health, public health, wellbeing

Seminar: Improving children and young people’s health outcomes (Feb 2016: London, UK)

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.