Children and young people’s mental health — the role of education Contents

Annex: Visit to Camden

On Monday 20 March 2017, the Committees visited Regent High School, one of the ten secondary schools and 43 primary schools where the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust has been commissioned to run Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) by the Camden Clinical Commissioning Group and Camden Local Authority.

Education Committee members present: Neil Carmichael (Chair) and Lilian Greenwood.

Health Committee members present: Dr Sarah Wollaston (Chair), Heidi Alexander, Dr James Davies, and Helen Whately.

The event was chaired by Paul Burstow, Chair of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Sally Hodges, Director of Children, Young Adults and Families at Tavistock spoke to the Committees about ‘working in partnership to provide the best possible care’ and Gary Moore, Headteacher, welcomed the Committees to Regent High School and talked about key issues for education.

Committee members talked to clinicians, school staff, commissioners and families in small groups at different “market stalls”. The market stalls were:

The Chairs also met Zoe Dale, School Clinician and Occupational Therapist, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, who is based at Regent High School, and service users.

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