On Tuesday the 18th October 2011 Bright Ideas presented ‘We are the Champions’. It was a film screening and celebration, sharing best practice from the Champions of Change pilot service 2008-11. This event happened at the Broadway Cinema.
Special guests included Marcus Bicknell, GP Lead For Mental Health Commissioning in Nottingham; Dr Chris Udenze GP; Eric Adjaidoo, Independent Mental Health Nurse Specialist Consultant; Rob Gardiner, Deputy Chief Executive of the Carers Federation; Maqsood Ahmed OBE, Director of NHS Equality Delivery System, Department of Health; Dr Joanna Copping, Consultant in Public Health Medicine, NHS Nottingham City; Andrew Hall, Acting Director of Health and Well being Transition, NHS Nottingham City; and Charlotte Wilcockson, Commissioning Manager, NHS Nottingham City.
The event was hosted by Champion Andrew Downs; Nigel Cooke, Chief Executive of One Nottingham and Lisa Robinson, Director of Bright Ideas Nottingham.
This film explains what Champions of Change is, how it affected people’s lives, as well as exploring the success of the pilot model, which can now be implemented into any engagement project.