The sixth DBI Gathering took place in Perth on 25 October 2018.

Niall Kearney, head of Mental Health Improvement at the Scottish Government, opened the event by welcoming guests from the frontline and level 2 provider organisations supporting DBI.

Among the updates were Dr Jack Melson, research associate at the University of Glasgow, on training. Dr Martin McCoy, DBI principal information analyst, and Eddie Duncan, from the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit (NMAHPRU) at the University of Stirling, who gave an update on the evaluation process.

The event also marked the first full year of the DBI programme going live in all four pilot sites with all partner representatives enjoying a slice of cake to commemorate the occasion (see photo below).