Review of the Mental Health Act & Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities - What Is The Reality? The Social Perspective

You are invited to Mersey Care’s annual mental health social care conference.

This year’s is arguably one of the most important as it will highlight the imminent changes to Mental Health Legislation including future development in mental health services.

Date:02 November
Time: 9am - 4pm
Venue: Lace Conference Centre, Croxteth Drive, Sefton Park, Liverpool L17 1AA
Follow the conference on twitter #mcftsocial18

The conference will have eminent speakers in the field such as:

• Sir Mark Hedley, High Court Judge
• Dr Dissanayaka Nuwan, Consultant Psychiatrist & Associate Medical Director for Mental Health Legislation 
• Dr Suman Fernando, Honorary Professor Social Sciences and Humanities, Former Consultant Psychiatrist 
• Steven Gilbert, Vice Chair Mental Health Act Review
• Dr Ruth Allen, Chief Executive, British Association of Social Work
• Peter Edwards, Director Peter Edwards Law
• Mark Trewin, Dept of Health and Social Care & Mental Health Act Review
• Hari Sewell, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at University of Central Lancashire
• Dr Joe Rafferty, Chief Executive of Mersey Care


The event is free and brings together professionals and service users and carers together

To get a conference booklet and book a place, please email [email protected]