98 staff, professionals in social care & health, representatives from the voluntary from across the region and young carers attended the conference at the DrydenCentre.

The STRATEGY event was structured around four key themes of the Carers Strategy; Second National Action plan 2014 – 2016. The event was opened by David Bunce Strategic Director for Care, Well-being & Learning for Gateshead Council with key note speaker including Dr Joanne Milner Principal Clinical Psychologist/CAT Practitioner.