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Humber NHS Recovery College showcase
May 8 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Humber NHS Foundation Trust is to hold a free event showcasing its latest innovation in mental health in Hull and the East Riding.
Guest speakers will visit the University of Hull and explain how the Trust is offering courses designed to give people hope, opportunity and control over their own lives.
The talks will outline how this new approach, known as the Recovery College, will enable those who enroll to find their own way to better health.
Michele Moran, Chief Executive of Humber NHS Foundation Trust, said: “We are delighted to be taking our next steps with our Recovery College and we hope this event will bring more people on the journey with us, by sharing the ethos behind it.
“We’ll be updating people on what we’ve achieved so far and what our vision is for the future. I’m looking forward to hearing from the speakers we have lined up and I’m sure those who attend will find them thought-provoking and interesting.”
Speakers at the event will include:
- Dr Julie Repper -Julie is Director of Implementing Recovery through Organisational Change (ImROC). ImROC works to develop systems, services and cultures that support recovery and wellbeing for all. She is also joint editor of the Journal of Mental Health and Social Inclusion. Julie has extensive experience of working as a nurse, manager, researcher and lecturer in mental health services. She will speak about the philosophy behind recovery colleges.
- Professor Mike Cooke CBE, Non-Executive Director at Humber NHS Foundation Trust and former Chief Executive ofNottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust. Mike was awarded his CBE in 2011 for services to mental health and will speak about ‘Why recovery matters’.
- David Smith, Chief Executive of Hull and East Yorkshire MIND since 2015. The charity has over 40 years’ experience in providing mental health services in Hull and the East Riding. David will speak about the link between the voluntary sector and the public sector, in particular the link MIND has with Humber NHS Foundation Trust and the Recovery College.
The event is free to attend, open to all and refreshments and a light lunch will be provided.