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Transforming Mental Health in Richmond - Event Report

On November 9th 2017, Healthwatch Richmond ran an event explaining changes to mental health care with the aim of engaging more widely with the people of Richmond, sharing the commissioners’ and providers’ plans, gaining people’s views and addressing any key issues that had not been identified by earlier engagement run by the commissioners or providers.  This work was commissioned by Richmond CCG to serve as a public facing continuation their engagement on mental health.

Almost 150 people registered an interest in the event and 109 people attended on the day contributing around 140 comments during the events discussion groups, Q&A session or via written feedback. People attending the event represented a wide range of people who used services themselves, carers, interested members of the public and professionals from NHS/social care and the voluntary sector.

Feedback from the event covered a range of issues including:

  1. Crisis Care
  2. Children & Young People 
  3. Service provision/ways of working
  4. Access to services 
  5. People with autism 
  6. Signposting/Access to information 
  7. Wider determinants (including housing and benefits) 
  8. Acute Care
  9. Funding 
  10. Older people’s care 
  11. Engagement 
  12. Community Care 
  13. Improving Access to Psychological Therapies 
  14. Prevention and Wellbeing 
  15. Equal opportunities 
  16. Primary Care

A full report on the feedback received is provided below along with the agenda  for the event and the presentations that were made.

We've asked Richmond CCG to provide a response to the report and will publish this in the new year once this is received.

Downloads

Summary Event Report

Agenda - Transforming Mental Health

Main Presentation - Transforming Mental Health

Prevention & Wellbeing Presentation - Transforming Mental Health