Come to the BPV and Brent Mind Public Meeting!

On Tuesday 19th April Brent Patient Voice will be holding its second public meeting and first AGM. We are delighted that Brent MIND has agreed to co-sponsor this event with us. The topic will be “Race and Mental Health: are black communities getting a fair deal?” The speaker will be Dr Aggrey Burke, formerly Senior Lecturer and Consultant Psychiatrist at St George’s Hospital, London. There…

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Thumbs down and thumbs up for BPV

At the Brent Health and Wellbeing Board (H&WB) on 22 March BPV’s application for co-option was rejected. No-one spoke up in our favour and the Leader of the Council said that if we joined it would undermine the role of Healthwatch. Currently the H&WB is made up of members of Brent Council, Brent CCG and Healthwatch. These are statutory members and Healthwatch is a body…

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