The National Forum for Health and Wellbeing announces its next public engagement and educational seminar on the theme: – 

‘The Mental Health Impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic’

to take place on Wednesday 7th September 2022 at 6-30 pm at the Greenbank Building, Victoria St, University of Central Lancashire Preston PR1 2HE.


The Speakers at this seminar include: –

Chief Guest – Amanda Hatton, Executive Director for Education, Children’s Services and Criminal Justice, City of Edinburgh Council.

  • Introduction; the impact of the Pandemic on Education and Children’s Services

Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham, GP Principal, Chorlton Medical Practice & Professor of General Practice Research, University of Keele.  

  • Covid 19 and Mental Health

Dr. Shruti Garg, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Translational Child Psychiatry, University of Manchester.

  • The Impact of COVID 19 on Children and Young People – perspectives of a child psychiatrist


The Seminar will be supported by a sequence of personal testimonies from individuals with direct experience of the long-term impact of Covid 19 infection.

This free to attend event will be of wide public interest allowing ample time for questions and discussion.

 Pre-registration is not essential but to indicate your interest and receive a personal reminder please email:

Greenbank Bldg map