About this event

  • Date and time Thu 27 Apr 2023 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Digital Health

An increasing variety of digital tools are available to help screen, treat and monitor mental health. From simple tools that enable remote communication between service users and their caregivers, to AI-driven tools that predict treatment response. This webinar will provide an overview of the latest digital health solutions from research and care and look at what the future holds for this expanding speciality area. 

It will provide clinicians with an overview of recent developments in digital mental health, from consumer-facing products to artificial intelligence and evidence standards and regulations in the United Kingdom.

During this webinar, you will better understand:

  • The breadth of consumer mental health tools available for patients today
  • The potential future impacts of Artificial Intelligence on mental health care
  • Best practice for evaluating digital therapeutics

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Welcome and introduction

Session 1 - Consumer apps and platforms

Session overview

Katherine Barbour

Mental health screeners and consumer tools on web

Megan Jones-Bell, Google Health

Apps for mental health

Dr Nicholas Prior, Co-founder & CEO, Mindful

Digital Therapeutics for mental health

Heather Cook, Big Health

Questions and answers

Katherine Barbour, Rebecca Storer

Comfort break

Session 2 - Artificial intelligence and mental health

Session overview

Ali Connell

The role of artificial intelligence in psychiatry

Emma Rocheteau, University of Cambridge

Monitoring of severe mental health

Zoe Blake, Careloop Health

Predicting treatment response

Dekel Taliaz

Question and answers

Ali Connell and Rebecca Storer

Session 3 - Digital Mental Health tools and the NHS

Session overview

Julia Manning

Mental health recovery: made-to-measure

Andrew Welchman EVP for impact, Ieso Digital Health

Evaluating digital tools for mental health, NHS

Joseph Firth, University of Manchester 

The future of digital mental health in the NHS

James Woolard, National Specialty Adviser in Digital Mental Health at NHS England

Question and answers

Session speakers: Julia Manning and Rebecca Storer

Closing remarks

Julia Manning

Close of meeting




Registration for this event will close on 27 April 2023 at 11:00am (BST). Late registrations will not be accepted. 

The agenda is subject to change at any time  

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion. 

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.