This two-day symposium:
- Examines the impact of poverty on mental health through the lives and experiences of people in disadvantaged communities.
- Considers the different social factors that contribute to this experience and how the NHS responds to these needs.
- Shows how austerity is making things worse for individuals and their families, as well as the public services that support them.
- Sets out new ways for GPs and primary care services to understand these issues and provide the most appropriate care.
- Paul Farmer (Chief executive, Mind)
- Helen Stokes-Lampard (Chair, Royal College of General Practitioners)
- Gregor Henderson (Public Health England)
- Leading academics including Jessica Allen, Joanna Moncrieff, Jennie Popay, Stewart Mercer and Chris Dowrick
- Plus community experts by experience, policy makers and practitioners
This is a free event, but spaces are limited. To register, or for further information, please contact Susanne Hughes: firstname.lastname@example.org, 07792 256421.
We have a small number of travel bursaries for early career researchers.