The BME Mental Health Forum met on 18th May and had the following updates:
Health Watch Wandsworth
The Mental Health Needs of Offenders and Ex-Offenders
This consultation is an opportunity for people to share their views on how the Mayor of London can improve access to mental health support for offenders and ex-offenders.
For more information, and to take part, please visit: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/HMCDJ3B
The closing date for responses to this consultation is Friday 19th May 2017. However, responses submitted after this date will still be considered.
Exploring the Support Needs of People with Autism
Wandsworth Borough Council is currently updating its Health and Social Care Strategy for People with Autism. Our current consultation is an opportunity for people with autism, their parents, carers, support workers, and the organisations that work with them, to share with us their views on what can be done locally to improve support for people with autism.
For more information, and to take part, please visit: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/hww-autism-survey
The closing date for responses to this consultation is Thursday 22nd June 2017. However, responses submitted after this date will still be considered.
NHS England bite size online courses
Will give full details of accredited courses for people who are volunteering, service users, carers and others with interests in the a variety area of Health and Social Care or Mental Health and Well being.
For more information please visit: http://engageforchange.org.uk
Soundminds are advertising a new Post Discharge Peer Support role. They are seeking someone with previous experience of mental health Peer Support. Please click the hyperlink for an application pack
SWLSTG Mental Health Trust Service Line Structures
We heard from Gill Moore, Head of Service Delivery at SW London & St. Georges Mental Health Trust regarding their new Service Line Structures as of March 2017. This includes Acute & Urgent Care, Community Service, Cognition and Mental Health in Ageing, CAMHS, and Forensic, Specialist and National Service Lines. To see the chart outlining these service lines please click here.
The pledges from the 8th Healing Our Broken Village Conference are being developed with SWLSTG Mental Health Trust and WCEN and will be reported on at the next meeting.