Mental Health Sector Connector Forum 8 July 2020

‘Sector Connector’ is a Sussex wide collaboration between Healthwatch, the Voluntary and Community Sector and the NHS.

Healthwatch have been asked to arrange and facilitate ‘Forums’ which will meet three to four times a year and provide a way for the Voluntary and Community Sector, expertise from people with lived experience and the private sector to influence and engage with NHS Mental Health strategic planning, Clinical Commissioning Group on a Sussex-wide basis.  Click this link to view the Sector Connector Terms of Reference.Please find below a short video (2 minutes) below explaining the East Sussex Sector Connector initiative by Adam Doyle, Chief Executive Officer Clinical Commissioning Groups in Sussex and the Senior Responsible Officer for the Sussex Integrated Care System

Adam Doyle video


On 8 July we hosted a Virtual Forum Meeting 
(A video of this meeting can be viewed below)

In addition to the video from Adam Doyle, this included the following presentations:

The Integrated Care System, Mental Health Collaborative and Sector Connector – Samantha Allen, CEO, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust

SPfT Restoration and Recovery Programme update  – Juliet Couche,  Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

You can watch a video of the full event below (please note this is 75 minutes in length). Video_Brighton_event_8.7.20


A redacted transcript of the discussion which occurred in the chat room during the event can be found here: Sector Connector Brighton and Hove – redacted transcript 8.7.20