IAPT – Achieving the vision of Improving Access to Psychological Therapies

The sixth webinar in our series, ‘IAPT – Achieving the vision of Improving Access to Psychological Therapies‘ took place on Wednesday 02 December, learn more about the event and watch the webinar in full:

Summary of key messages Full Q&A transcript

The Event

Our panel of clinical and industry experts joined us in conversation on Wednesday 2 December 2020 for the sixth in our series of FREE, live webinars.

The Agenda

12.30: Dr Graeme Wilkes, Chief Medical Officer, Connect Health – Opening remarks from the chair

12.40Charlotte Augst, Chief Executive, National Voices – Mental health – the true impact on patients

12.50: Marie Chellingsworth, Group Clinical Director, Concern Group will discuss the challenges in taking IAPT services from where they were, to where they need to be

13.00: Dr Ollie Hart, GP and PCN Clinical Director NHS Sheffield will debate MSK and mental health. Success and innovation in the integration of mental health into primary care and future gazing

13.10: Claire Forkes, Service Manager, Central Region, Occupational Health Services, Connect Health will highlight issues with employment and mental health – the link to longer term health outcomes, biopsychosocial approaches and the social impact on work.

13.20: Mini MangatHead of Patient Engagement, Connect Health – will uncover learning in ensuring a patient centred approach when developing services

13.30: Q&A

13.45: End


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Charlotte Augst

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