Commissioning Conference - international presenters summarise the evidence for commissioners (Birmingham Oct 2009)

       
 

Commissioning Early Intervention Services: ensuring quality, cost-

effectiveness and user & family satisfaction in the West Midlands

 
8 October 2009,  Birmingham
 

THE CHALLENGE:  As we move into an era of no growth in resources how can Early Intervention provide a model of service redesign which maximises the use of resources whilst maintaining effectiveness.


Commissioners, mental health leads and EI service leads gathered to hear from world leading practitioners and researchers of mental health provision in the field of youth mental health about why early intervention in youth mental health disorders a good deal.


 

 PRESENTATIONS

  

 

DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION The EI paradigm - how UK policy started:

Dr Jo Smith, Joint National Early Intervention Programme Lead, NMHDU

 


DOWNLOAD What commissioners can expect from EI services: Clinical effectiveness evidence

Prof Pat McGorry, University of Melbourne



DOWNLOAD Measuring effective/quality EI services

Prof Ashok Malla, University of Montreal 



DOWNLOAD EI The Economic evidence:

Dr Paul McCrone and Prof Martin Knapp, Institute of Psychiatry, London



DOWNLOAD: EI: a paradigm for other areas of mental health?

Prof Max Birchwood, University of Birmingham
  



DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION York EI service: commissioning for success

Chris Almack, NHS North Yorkshire and York
 



DOWNLOAD: What I bring to EI as a commissioner:

Dave Sweeney, Mental Health Commissioner, St Helenís PCT
 


DOWNLOAD: Mental Health pathways and Payment by Results

Michael Clark, Research Manager, NHS WM Regional Development Centre