9:00 AMRegistration and Refreshments

Refreshments Served in the Exhibition Area 

10:15 AMWelcome and Housekeeping

Deputy Chief Constable Rachel Bacon, South Wales Police, NPCC Lead for Mental Health

10:35 AMSession 1: National Interest in the response to Mental Health 
10:35 AMWelcome from the Policing Minister

The Rt Hon Chris Philp, Minister of State for Crime, Policing and Fire

10:40 AMSupporting Our Forces: How Police and Crime Commissioners Can Help Get Police Back to Policing

As the APCC Mental Health Lead, PCC Lisa Townsend will consider the role of PCCs in addressing Mental Health non—crime demand, supporting the local implementation of the Right Care Right Person model.

Lisa Townsend, Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey

11:00 AMImproving the Crisis and Acute Mental Health Pathway and Preparing for the National Partnership Agreement

An overview of:

  •  the ongoing transformation of crisis and acute mental health services supported by the Long-Term Plan for Mental Health and planned reforms to the Mental Health Act.
  • Preparations for the implementation of the National Partnership Agreement

Ruth Davies, Programme Lead for Crisis and Acute Mental Health Care, NHS England and Robert Cochrane, Senior Policy Advisor, Mental Health Act Reform, Department of Health and Social Care

11:20 AMPanel Q&A Session 
11:40 AMSession 2: Right Care Right Person  
11:40 AMHumberside Police - Right Care Right Person

This presentation provides an overview of the implementations of Right Care Right Person in Humberside focusing on the strategic drivers, outcomes and implementation.

Deputy Chief Constable Paul Anderson, Humberside Police and Superintendent Tracy Bradley, Right Care Right Person Lead, Humberside Police

12:25 PMLunch and Networking

Served in the Exhibition Area

1:25 PM Right Care Right Person - Update and Discussion

Ian Skelt KC, Barrister, Serjeants' Inn Chambers

1:45 PMLancashire Constabulary - Right Care Right Person

This presentation will explore Lancashire Constabulary’s journey from idea to implementation of Right Care Right Person (RCRP). RCRP is an operating model for Police and Partners to ensure that calls for service are responded to by those with the right skills and expertise to provide the best possible service.

T/Assistant Chief Constable, Russ Procter, Territorial Operations, Lancashire Constabulary 

2:10 PMPanel Q&A Session 
2:30 PMSession 3: Creating the Right Service 
2:30 PMWhy Should Health Care Staff Call the Police if a Patient Goes Missing?

The Missing Adults from Health and Care Settings details when the Police should be contacted if a patient goes missing.  Many patients go home and they are not a missing person if they are at home.  So, who should check the home address when ambulance and mental health services are so stretched?

Alan Rhees-Cooper, Staff Officer to NPCC Lead for Missing People, West Yorkshire Police

2:50 PMRefreshments and Networking

Served in the Exhibition Area

3:10 PMThe Hampshire Model - Mental Health and Policing

This presentation will cover the collaborative work that has taken place across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight over the last 5 years. Mental Health transformation has been significant, seeing large investment into urgent and emergency mental health crisis care and mental health crisis alternatives.

T/Assistant Chief Constable Paul Bartolomeo, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary and Sonya Mclean, Senior Programme Manager, Mental Health Crisis Care, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board 

3:50 PMThe BNSSG Mental Health Integrated Emergency Response and Access Hub

This presentation will explore how ‘Emergency Services Triage’ in Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire acts as a hub to a wider unscheduled care system linking Police and Ambulance to Mental Health Practitioners, ED’s and BrisDoc Urgent Care Service. The crucial role of the ‘Police Link Officer’ will be explained.

Jon Owen QPM, Mental Health Coordinator, Avon and Somerset Police and Matthew Truscott, Head of Mental Health, South Wester Ambulance Service, NHS Foundation Trust

4:10 PMMental Health Demand on Policing

The national productivity review of Policing was asked by the Home Secretary to identify the mental health demand on Policing and make recommendations. This presentation will highlight the challenges and opportunities with collecting and sharing accurate data on mental ill-health demand with partners to ensure patients receive the right care.

Chief Inspector, Mat Burbeck, Review of Policing in Policy, National Police Chiefs' Council

4:30 PMPanel Q&A Session 
4:50 PMDay One Closing Remarks

Deputy Chief Constable Rachel Bacon, South Wales Police, NPCC Lead for Mental Health

7:30 PMConference Dinner 
8:30 AMRegistration and Refreshments

Refreshments Served in the Exhibition Area 

9:00 AMWelcome to Day Two and National Guidance Development: Right Care Right Person

ACC Gilmer will provide an update on the progress of her team in developing the National Guidance on Right Care, Right Person. Her project team has been working to develop a National Partnership Agreement, assist the College of Policing in publishing the Smarter Practice guidance on Right Care Right Person and shaping the National RCRP Toolkit Guidance to be made available for policing in the near future.

Assistant Chief Constable, Jenny Gilmer, Right Care Right Person National Project Lead

9:20 AMSession 4: Understanding Data 
9:20 AMRight Care Right Person Data Collection and Evaluation and Power BI Reporting

Jon will look at the data collection requirements for Right Care Right Person and the process used to present these as management information followed by a virtual presentation from Sarlo who will demonstrate how Humberside Police report on performance since the introduction of Right Care, Right Person programme. The demonstration will showcase the key elements of Humberside's report using Power BI, which takes a data feed directly from our recorded reporting database and is presented in a visual format.

John Thirkettle, Mental Health Operations Manager, Humberside Police and Sarlo Sparkes, Demand Lead, Performance and Demand Team, Humberside Police

9:50 AMWhy Does the Police Use of Section 136 Mental Health Act Continue to Increase?

A review of the data and research around the growth in use of Section 136 Mental Health Act setting out the probable reasons and possible remedies. 

Dr Allyn Thomas, University of Kent

10:10 AMRefreshments and Networking

Served in the Exhibition Area

10:30 AMBreakout Sessions

1. Conference Room 11 - Section 136 Learning From Experience Panel

This breakout session will explore how Cornwall are using body worn video in a multi-agency panel to develop understanding and improve the experience for those individuals that are detained under section 136 of the Mental Health Act. It will cover why we started, what we do and what have we learned and how this has made a difference.

Mark Bolt, Mental Health Liasoin Officer, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Leanne Griffin, Registered Mental Health Nurse, Quality Lead for Inpatient, Crisis and Targeted Services, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

2. Conference Room 12 - Digitalisation of the Section 136 Mental Health Act Handover Form *session closed to Law Enforcement only*

This breakout session will look at the transformation of the Metropolitan Police Service paper based Section 136 Mental Health Act handover forms to a digital format allowing data analysis of decision making process and outcomes. This is a cloud based product which allows population of NHS system. The breakout will also look at the development of a Mental Health dashboard for analytical product highlighting trends in Police and NHS provision.

Detective Superintedent Alastiar Vanner, Lead Responsible Officer - Mental Health, Metropolitan Police Service and Inspector Liz Symmonds, Tactical Policy Advisor - Mental Health, Metropolitan Police Service

3. Conference Room 16 - What Our Teams Have Learned From Providing and Documenting 25,000 Hours of S136 Care

Secure Care UK has provided care for patients under s136 care for more than 6 years. Working with the Hampshire Police, NHS and now teams in Hertfordshire and Sussex we have a substantial pool of data. The experiences of our teams will be shared to help inform systems improvement.

Matt Jackson, Managing Director, Secure Care UK and Bob Taylor, Chairman, Secure Care UK

11:30 AMBreakout Sessions Repeated 
12:30 PMLunch and Networking

Served in the Exhibition Area

1:30 PMPolicing, the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act: What the Lawyer Needs You to Know

This presentation will look at the key provisions of the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity as they apply to policing, focusing on (1) key principles; (2) navigating uncertainty and (3) flashpoints including suicide prevention.

Alex Ruck Keene KC (Hon), Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers

2:00 PMHundred Families  
2:30 PMClosing Remarks

Deputy Chief Constable Rachel Bacon, South Wales Police, NPCC Lead for Mental Health