Shaping the Future of Mental Health Service for Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Friday 20th June 2014
Aims and Objectives of the day:
- Understanding and exploring the key issues from a service user, carer and service provider’s perspective on addressing racial inequalities in mental health.
- Support decision makers, commissioners and service providers to develop and enhance their policies and practices in addressing racial inequalities in the delivery of mental health services.
- Develop an action plan to support decision makers, commissioners and service providers in addressing racial inequalities in the delivery of mental health services in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Key Note Speakers:
Professor Swaran Singh; Head of Mental Health and Wellbeing Division, University of Warwick, UK. Consultant Psychiatrist, Birmingham Early Intervention Service and Commissioner, Equality and Human Rights Commission, UK.
Dr Suman Fernando; Psychiatrist, Academic and Writer
Professor David Chiddick; Chair of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Sarah Prema; Chief Strategy and Planning Officer, Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group
Gabby Briner; Manager – Network for Change & VSC Mental Health Forum
Jon Ashworth; MP Leicester South