Mersey Care Annual Mental Health Social Care Conference 2017

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Mersey Care Annual Mental Health Social Care Conference

 Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat

What is the reality? The Social Perspective


Janet Davies – Chief Executive and General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing will contribute at the Trust Annual Mental Health Social Care Conference this year. The conference has become a leading National and International event attracting prominent speakers across health and Social Care sectors.

Sharon Allen OBE – Chief Executive, Skills for Care

Ruth Allen – Chief Executive, British Association of Social Work

Joe Rafferty – Chief Executive, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust


Deborah Cohen – Director of Service Integration and National MH ADASS Lead; Asif AMHP – AMHP and blogger; Jim Symington – National Advisor NCCMH (R.C. Psych) and Consultant to ‘the Mental Health Crisis Concordat; Claire Barcham – AMHP and EDT Manager in Central London; Steve Chamberlain – Chair National AMHP Leads Network; Peter Edwards – Director Peter Edwards Law; Teresa Clarke – Programme Lead, Adult Mental Health, Liverpool CCG; Donna Robinson – Chief Operating Officer , Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust; People first Merseyside – Learning Disability Support and Advocacy Organisation; Matthew Lees – Policy Lead, Department of Health; Viral Kantaria – Programme Manager, Adult Mental Health, NHS England; Jake Mills – Comedian, Writer, Founder Mental Health Charity Chasing Stigma; Michael Lavallette – Professor of Social Work Hope University; Inspector Michael Brown – OBE the Mental Health Cop


Follow the conference on twitter #mcftsocial17

 Friday 10 November 2017


This year’s conference has again attracted leading speakers/experts in the field, please see attached the confirmed list of contributors.

The conference is always a roaring success and free to attend, so to avoid disappointment, please apply quickly as spaces are limited and will be given on a 1st come, 1st served basis. The closing date for applications is Friday 13 October 2017.

To register for a place at this year’s conference please complete the attached application form. To edit the application form click on the typewriter icon

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 Link to Application form – Annual Conference Application form 2017

Confirmed contributors – Confirmed Contributors 2017