We’re delighted to announce our NHS CHECK Mental Health Conference, The impact of COVID on the mental health of NHS staff: Impact, Inequality and Moral Injury.

The Great Hall (Strand), King’s College London

5th December 2022, 09:30-17:00

The event

We will be discussing NHS CHECK findings as well as other comparative studies, hear from the NHS themselves on the impact the research has had, and invite conversation with industry leaders and influencers. Key topics include:

  • The mental health impact on the NHS

  • Inequalities and discrimination

  • Investigating moral Injury

  • PhD & early career showcasing

  • Networking

Confirmed Speakers, with many more yet to confirm

  • Professor Dame Anne-Marie Rafferty, Professor of Nursing Policy

  • Dr Aimee McKinnon, Oxford

  • Dr Cerisse Gunasinghe, TIDES

  • Clive Kay, CEO King’s College Hospital

  • Dr. Danielle Lamb, UCL, NHS CHECK

  • Dr Hester Mannion, South London & Maudsley NHS Trust

  • Dr Jacqui Dyer, MBE, President Mental Health Foundation

  • Jide Ashimi, NHS Trust

  • Dr Jo Billings, UCL

  • Dr. Jo Daniels, University of Bath

  • Dr. Lorraine Gordon, South London & Maudsley NHS Trust

  • Professor Manish Pareek, UK REACH

  • Professor Neil Greenberg, NHS CHECK

  • Dr Kevin Fong, Broadcaster

  • Dr. Rebecca Rhead, TIDES

  • Dr Sam Gnanapragasam, South London & Maudsley NHS Trust

  • Sir Simon Wessely, NHS CHECK, Interim Executive Dean, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

  • Siobhan Hegarty, NHS CHECK

  • Professor Stephani Hatch, TIDES

  • Dr Vishal Bhavsar, King’s College London

Tickets offer access to all of the talks throughout the day as well as refreshments, lunch and networking drinks post event

Early bird ticket £79 before October 18th

£99 per ticket thereafter

Students £50

We are offering participating NHSCHECK Trust and funders 1 free ticket, and for others in that organisation the early bird rate of £79 

Ticket Sales will close on 4th December

This event is not a profit making exercise. All ticket sales cover the cost of production, speaker travel, catering and expenses. If there is any money left over from the event, that will be re-invested straight back into the funding of NHS CHECK.  

We are delighted to announce the below agenda. As speakers are confirmed the agenda shall be updated.

Event poster (1)

Three Minute Thesis

We are welcoming PhD students and Early Career researchers (self-defined) to showcase their work in poster format. All posters will be displayed at the event, with a prize awarded for best poster, judged by the NHS CHECK team.

In addition, there are 10 slots for poster presentations, where participants will have 3 minutes to present their work to our esteemed audience, panellists, and the NHS CHECK team, with a brief question slot after each presentation. Presentation slots will be allocated by the NHS CHECK team on the basis of the abstract submitted.

How it works

  1. Submit your abstract in no more than 450 words to the NHS CHECK team through the below button, with subject title labelled ‘Poster Competition’ before 14th November. Abstracts should include the subheadings: Introduction; Methods; Results; Discussion; Conclusion. Note whether or not you wish to take part in the presentation competition as well.
  2. Purchase your student ticket to the event

  3. Posters are to be submitted by email in PDF format by 30th November. Participants will be responsible for printing and bringing their own poster to the event.

  4. Those allocated presentation slots will be informed by email by [insert date].

  5. The winner will receive a £50 voucher, with 1 x runners up voucher of £25