(D1) The challenges of developing and implementing a Nutrition and Body Mass Index Clinical Link Pathway for inpatients with mental illness and/or learning disabilities

Delegates will learn about the importance of involving service users in designing weight management pathways and behaviour change interventions in a specialist mental health and learning disability NHS Trust, particularly in relation to the Nutrition and BMI CLiP as part of the A Weight off Your Mind plan; a multiagency weight management plan across two North East NHS Trusts. They will gain an appreciation of service user involvement being key to the success of an intervention and how to achieve true co-production, despite real-world challenges, including meeting both the physical and mental health needs of service users.