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News and updates from today's Mental Health Crisis Conference

Conference chair, Jim Symington National Advisor NCCMH (R.C.Psych) and Consultant to ‘The ‘Mental Health Crisis Concordat’ opens the day with an update on progress with mental health crisis care.

Jim Symington worked on behalf of HMG with 22 national organisations to develop the 2014 national Concordat ‘Improving outcomes for people experiencing mental health crisis’.
Working with Mind, he supported the (now 28) national signatories to the Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat and 92 localities across England to embed local Declaration commitments and to update their action plans for continuous and sustainable improvements.
Jim works with the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health developing commissioning guidance and access and waiting time standards for urgent and acute mental health care, on behalf of NHS England.

Bobby Pratap Programme Manager Crisis and Acute Mental Health NHS England continued with a sesssion on 'Improving mental health crisis care: Delivering transformation NHS England 5YFV Mental Health Crisis Care Model' covering: 
• the key elements of the Mental Health Crisis Care Model
• what metrics do we have to measure the baseline and progress
• setting measurable standards for care and outcomes in crisis care
• progress since the concordat 

Bobby Pratap PowerPoint presentation

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24 November 2017


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