Overview

27 Apr, 20229:00 am-1:10 pm28 Apr, 20229:00 am-12:50 pm
Online Conference
This event has passed.

The Child Health Forum will provide healthcare professionals and local authorities with the knowledge and best practice strategies for improving child health outcomes, covering workforce development, effective cross-organisational working and the role of Family Hubs, and addressing child health inequalities.

The Forum will provide attendees with policy updates, best practice case studies, and practical workshops to support improvements service delivery and child health outcomes.

 

What to expect:

  • Policy updates on the Best Start for Life report and the State of Child Health for Steve McCabe MP, Baroness Armstrong of Hilltop, and RCPCH
  • Best practice case studies and interactive workshop sessions on co-production and ensuring access to services
  • Interactive discussions on effective mental health support and tackling health inequalities

The Child Health Forum will provide healthcare professionals and local authorities with the knowledge and best practice strategies for improving child health outcomes, covering workforce development, effective cross-organisational working and the role of Family Hubs, and addressing child health inequalities.

The Forum will provide attendees with policy updates, best practice case studies, and practical workshops to support improvements service delivery and child health outcomes.

 

What to expect:

  • Policy updates on the Best Start for Life report and the State of Child Health from Dame Andrea Leadsom, Steve McCabe MP, Baroness Armstrong of Hilltop, and RCPCH
  • Best practice case studies and interactive workshop sessions on co-production and ensuring access to services
  • Interactive discussions on effective mental health support and tackling health inequalities

Agenda

  • 27th April
  • 28th April
9:00 am
Login and Accessing Online Event Platform
  • One on one networking opportunities and live delegate meet ups
  • Replay functions so you never miss a session
  • Live chat, questioning and polling tools
  • Real time resources and presentations
  • A next generation conference engagement platform
9:20 am
Your Tour of the Online Conference Platform

Before proceedings get underway, this short explainer session will explore how you can get the most out of our new next generation Conference platform.

Our IG Team will run through how to make virtual connections, creating networking meet ups, accessing content on demand and how to use our new Q&A, chat functions and virtual polling tools.

9:30 am
Chair's Welcome Address
Tara Parker
Tara Parker
Clinical Network Director - Paediatric & TYA Operational Delivery Networks
NHSEi
Confirmed
9:45 am
Keynote: Outlining the Government’s Vision for the Best Start to Life
  • Outlining the Best Start for Life report’s vision for supporting children during the 1001 critical days
  • Highlighting the six areas for action to improve health outcomes, including the role of Family Hubs, the Start for Life workforce, and how to continually improve the Start for Life Offer
  • Sharing the impact that improvements in these areas has on health outcomes through case study examples
Dame Andrea Leadsom
Dame Andrea Leadsom
Chairman
Early Years Review
Confirmed
10:05 am
Interactive Q&A Session
10:15 am
RCPCH Keynote: An Update on the State of Child Health in 2022
  • Providing an update on the 2020 State of Child Health in the UK report, including how practices adapted to service pressures during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Examining the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the 3 key priorities of the State of Child Health report: reducing child health inequalities, prioritising public health and early interventions, and strengthening cross-sector services
  • Highlighting the actions required to improve child health outcomes in the UK, and key learnings from the Covid-19 pandemic
Dr Rakhee Shah
Dr Rakhee Shah
Clinical Advisor on the State of Child Health
Royal College of Paediatricians and Child Health (RCPCH)
Confirmed
10:35 am
Interactive Q&A Session
10:40 am
Networking Break
11:00 am
Public Services Committee Keynote: The Role of Public Services in Overcoming Child Vulnerability
  • Examining the scale of child vulnerability, and it’s impact on health outcomes
  • Sharing national and local-level barriers to effective early intervention and integration of services
  • Highlighting the role of co-production and partnership working, including Family Hubs, in effective service delivery to support children and young people
Baroness Hilary Armstrong
Baroness Hilary Armstrong
Chair
Public Services Committee
Confirmed
11:20 am
Interactive Q&A Session
11:30 am
Case Study: How to Integrate the Voices of Children and Young People in Service Design and Delivery

Victoria’s Voice youth forum is a group of young people aged 11-18 years old who work alongside staff at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals to improve their services and the way they deliver care to children and young people. They lead on projects including staff training, recruitment, creating resources and health campaigns, and are involved in decision-making at the Trust. This session will provide key insights into:

  • What was the thinking behind the creation of the forum and what work was required to set-up the forum
  • How the forum facilitates the consideration of the perspectives of children, young people, and their families
  • What best practice development of truly child-centred service design looks like
  • How the forum is used to inform future child-centred service design and delivery
Rebecca Booth
Rebecca Booth
Children’s Services Engagement Lead
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHSFT
Confirmed
11:50 am
Interactive Q&A Session
12:00 pm
Networking Break
12:20 pm
Panel Discussion: Providing Effective Mental Health Support for Children and Young People
  • Examining the impact of the pandemic on children’s mental health and wellbeing, and the delivery of services to support children
  • Sharing best practice for effective mental health support for children and young people
  • Highlighting the role of Family Hubs as a single point of access to services, and the impact this has on health and wellbeing outcomes for children
Rachel Conner
Rachel Conner
National Clinical Lead
The Children's Society
Confirmed
Abi Miranda
Abi Miranda
Head of Early Years
National Centre for Family Hubs
Confirmed
Jane Caro
Jane Caro
Associate Director of Programmes
Mental Health Foundation
Confirmed
1:00 pm
Chair's Closing Remarks
Tara Parker
Tara Parker
Clinical Network Director - Paediatric & TYA Operational Delivery Networks
NHSEi
Confirmed
1:10 pm
Close of Day 1
9:00 am
Login and Accessing Online Event Platform
  • One on one networking opportunities and live delegate meet ups
  • Replay functions so you never miss a session
  • Live chat, questioning and polling tools
  • Real time resources and presentations
  • A next generation conference engagement platform
9:20 am
Your Tour of the Online Conference Platform

Before proceedings get underway, this short explainer session will explore how you can get the most out of our new next generation Conference platform.

Our IG Team will run through how to make virtual connections, creating networking meet ups, accessing content on demand and how to use our new Q&A, chat functions and virtual polling tools.

9:30 am
Chair's Welcome Address
Tara Parker
Tara Parker
Clinical Network Director - Paediatric & TYA Operational Delivery Networks
NHSEi
Confirmed
9:45 am
APPG on Fit and Healthy Childhood Keynote: Providing the Best Start to Life
  • Discussing the impact that a joined-up Start for Life offer has on health outcomes
  • Examining the workforce requirements for meeting the evolving needs of families and providing effective Start for Life services
  • Highlighting the importance of using data and evidence to continually improving the Start for Life policies and practices
Steve McCabe MP
Steve McCabe MP
Chair
APPG on Fit and Healthy Childhood
Confirmed
10:05 am
Interactive Q&A Session
10:15 am
EIF Keynote: Understanding the Impact of Early Interventions on Child Health Outcomes
  • Examining the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on child health, as outlined in the EIF’s recent Growing Up in the Covid-19 Pandemic report
  • Sharing best practice early interventions for improving health outcomes for children
  • Sharing how to support children whose health has been adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic
Max Stanford
Max Stanford
Head of Early Childhood Education & Care
Early Intervention Foundation (EIF)
Confirmed
10:35 am
Interactive Q&A Session
10:45 am
Networking Break
11:00 am
Panel Discussion: Discussing How to Effectively Tackle Inequalities in Child Health
  • Examining the causes of the widening gap in health outcomes between children from wealthy and deprived backgrounds
  • Highlighting the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on child health inequalities
  • Discussing best practice for addressing inequalities in health outcomes for children and young people
Dr Jenny Woodman
Dr Jenny Woodman
Co-Director
NIHR Children and Families Policy Research Unit
Confirmed
Rachael McKeown
Rachael McKeown
Health Inequalities Programme Lead
Association for Young People's Health (AYPH)
Confirmed
11:40 am
Networking Break
12:00 pm
Guidance on Assessing and Supporting Trans Children
  • Providing an overview of the the research and best practice guidelines related to mental health and social needs of young people who identify at trans
  • Sharing how to support mental health practitioners to enhance their knowledge of he unique needs of these young people
  • Signposting resources for carers, education providers, policymakers, and mental health practitioners
Gemma Trainor
Gemma Trainor
Senior Lecturer - John Moore's University Liverpool
Chair - RCN Children Staying Healthy Forum
Confirmed
Corey Hartley
Corey Hartley
Trans* Young Persons Advisor
Confirmed
12:30 pm
Case Study: Effectively Working with Young People to Influence Improvements

Between January and May 2021, we recruited and trained a group of young volunteers aged 16-23 to become Young Listeners. They designed and delivered a peer-to-peer engagement project to explore the issues that are important to young people. In June and July 2021, they met and ‘listened’ to 70 young people from across Dorset and recorded their health and care experiences and feedback. This session will discuss:

  • How the project was established, and the process of training the Young Listeners
  • The feedback received from the project, and key learnings from surveying young people
  • How the feedback is being used to influence service improvements
Louise Bate
Louise Bate
Manager
Healthwatch Dorset
Confirmed
1:00 pm
Chair's Closing Remarks
Tara Parker
Tara Parker
Clinical Network Director - Paediatric & TYA Operational Delivery Networks
NHSEi
Confirmed
1:10 pm
Forum Close

Pricing

  • Public Sector Rate (Local & Central Gov)
    £295 + VAT
  • Voluntary Sector (Large - £1Million+ Annual Income)
    £245 + VAT
  • Voluntary Sector (Small- Under £1Million Annual Income)
    £195 + VAT
  • Private Sector
    £395 + VAT