How to Meet the Needs of Vulnerable Women and Girls by Commissioning Gender Specific Services

Sector Training & Events
Date: 19 October 2018 11:00 - 15:00

Venue: Womens Health in South Tyneside

The event is for women's organisations, NHS mental health policy makers and Clinical Commissioning Groups across the North East and aims to improve understanding of the needs of the most marginalised women and girls, in order to bring about better financial and operational practice and a more well-thought-out innovative approach to commissioning and procurement of mental health services. The event has come about as a result of collaboration between Women's Commissioning Support Unit (North East) and NHS Northern England Clinical Networks. Using both trauma and gender informed perspectives, discussions on the day will help to identify key priorities for: pathway development, service improvement and potential areas for innovative development and co-production.

Aim of the event To improve understanding of the needs of the most marginalised women and girls, in order to bring about better financial and operational practice and a more well-thought-out innovative approach to commissioning and procurement of mental health services. Using both trauma and gender informed perspectives, discussions on the day will help to identify key priorities for: pathway development, service improvement and potential areas for innovative development and co-production. Objectives a    Promoting women only services and their benefits to communities to commissioners and policy makers b    Raising awareness of the legal instruments and frameworks that support commissioning and procurement of specialised women's mental health services. c    Using a range of case studies approach, sharing and exploring issues affecting the mental health of marginalised women and girls from a range of intersectional perspectives d    Highlighting gaps in women and girls mental health services. e    Mutual sharing of information and knowledge to establish meaningful dialogue about how the mental health needs of marginalised women and girls can be addressed. Outcomes Commissioners will be better able to identify and assess needs of women and girls, developing policy direction and recognise that gender specific approaches are an appropriate delivery mechanisms to achieve the best outcomes for women and their families.

 

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  • 19 October 2018 11:00 - 15:00

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