Speaker Group: Speakers 2023

Jamie Cameron

Jamie heads up PharmaStrat, the number one community pharmacy smoking cessation clinic for Birmingham and Hertfordshire. PharmaStrat provides turnkey hospital inpatient smoking cessation services and is currently on track to generate 1000+ four week quits per year. Other services include ‘real life’ vaping clinical research and training.

Chris Parker

Chris manages Liberty Flights with responsibility ranging from product development to in-market execution inclusive of both convenience retail and stop smoking services. Having worked in the industry since 2009 Chris has supported Liberty Flights’ efforts in engaging with stop smoking programmes to reduce the harm caused by smoking. Liberty Flights already work with a range… Read more »

Helen Pearson

‘Helen is a Senior Pharmacist within the Partnership Team at Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit. She currently leads MLCSU’s Smoking Cessation Service implementation support team. Over recent years she has also project managed a variety of projects including a collaboration with NHS England and NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service supporting patients with a learning disability… Read more »

Darren Haley

Hi, My name is Darren and I’m the Co founder of e-burn Ltd. I have 19 year experience in HMP as a Senior Officer and worked in Security towards the end of my Service. I could see the need to develop vaping device suitable for secure environments especially as the Prison Service needed to introduce the Smoke Free… Read more »

Andy Burnham

Andy Burnham was first elected as Mayor of Greater Manchester in May 2017 and was re-elected for a second term in May 2021. Responsible for shaping the future of Greater Manchester, Andy’s priorities include building a London-style integrated transport system, ending rough sleeping, transforming Greater Manchester into one of the greenest city regions in Europe… Read more »

Tracy Sutton

Tracy Sutton trained as a nurse until 2000 where she developed a keen interest in public health, behaviour change and the treatment and interventions to support people with addiction. Tracy has managed a number of community services which include specialist weight management, nutrition and dietetics, physical activity and community development projects. Since 2015 Tracy had… Read more »

Samantha Ryder

Sam Ryder qualified in 2004 as a Registered Adult Nurse and has experience of working across Acute, Community and Mental health settings. During her career Sam has worked, in acute medicine, critical care, infection prevention and control, physical health in mental health and clinical education. Sam is extremely committed to reducing health inequalities and improving… Read more »

Dr Alan Curley

Dr. Alan Curley BSc(hons), MBSCH, FHEA PFPH, FRSPH, PhD. Is the Author of the book ‘Playing the game of your life’ and Programme Lead and lecturer in Adult Health Studies at the University of West of Scotland. He is also Therapeutic Director of UC- Mindsolutions Ltd, which is a successful Addictions, MH and Sports Psychology… Read more »

Emily Cannon

Emily is Head of Quality Improvement (QI) with the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH) and provides oversight on the NCCMH’s portfolio of QI collaboratives. She has been part of the QI team at the NCCMH since its inception, coaching teams on the Reducing Restrictive Practice, Sexual Safety, Enjoying Work and Advancing Mental Health… Read more »

Kaylee Hopwood

Kaylee currently manages the delivery of Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals Tobacco Dependency Treatment Support service and has since the launch of the Long Term Plan implementation in 2022. Before working for the Trust, she worked for several years within the County of Lincolnshire, supporting health promotion within its population of people and leading organisations…. Read more »