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Improving Safety in Mental Health: Delivering Measurable Improvements in Mental Health Safety

Wednesday 4 Dec 2019

The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester

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This conference will focus on improving safety in mental health settings – delivering measurable improvements in Mental Health Safety, and delivering the July 2019 Patient Safety Strategy in a mental health setting. 

The conference will include an update from the National Mental Health Safety Improvement Programme. 

“CQC identified safety as the biggest concern for mental health services.”

The NHS Patient Safety Strategy July 2019

“Patient safety is about maximising the things that go right and minimising the things that go wrong. It is integral to the NHS’ definition of quality in healthcare, alongside effectiveness and patient experience.”

The NHS Patient Safety Strategy July 2019

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve safety in mental health
  • Learn from outstanding practice in delivering safety improvement
  • Understand how to measure and monitor safety and deliver an effective safety culture in your service 
  • Reflect on national developments and learning from the Mental Health Safety Improvement Programme 
  • Learn from established practice in improving sexual safety on mental health wards 
  • Develop your skills in serious incident investigation and learning from deaths
  • Understand how you can improve safety through minimizing the use and risks of restraint and physical interventions
  • Identify key strategies for meeting the CQC safe rating 
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain cpd accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

100% of delegates at our previous conference on this subject would recommend it to a colleague

Sean Duggan

Chief Executive
Mental Health Network

Dr Helen Smith

National Clinical Director
Mental Health Safety Improvement Programme (MHSIP)

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience away from their workplace in an intimate environment where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events, whether it be a sponsored session, or an exhibition stand, a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage face to face with your key audience
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact katiej@hc-uk.org.uk for prices and further information, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Getting to the Venue

Our address is 51 Lever Street M1 1FN. If you’re lost give us a call! We will gladly assist you. 0161 237 1201ParkingOur nearest car park is NCP Northern Quarter; the postcode for this is M4 1LX. There is no onsite parking at the Hive. To obtain discounted parking at the NCP car park simply ask for an NCP validation ticket at thestudio reception
By Rail
There are two main line stations within walking distance of thestudio, Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester VictoriaOur closest tram stop is Piccadilly Gardens.On leaving Piccadilly Station via ‘Piccadilly’ exit, turn right, walking down the ramp towards the City centre and Piccadilly Gardens. Follow the path until you see Tesco Express on your left hand side. Cross over Newton Street and take the next turning on the right into Lever Street, continue along crossing Back Piccadilly, Dale
By Road
From Great Ancoats Street:From the Inner Ring Road (Great Ancoats Street) turn into Newton Street, take the 5th Right onto Hilton Street which becomes Stevenson Square. Turn right onto Lever Street. thestudio is located on your left after approximately 50 metres. Our entrance is at number 51 The Hive (the 3rd entrance on the left)
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Fee Options

NHS, Social Care, Private Healthcare Organisations & Universities



Voluntary sector & charities



Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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