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2017

September

17th Maudsley Forum

Organiser: Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London

Date: 12–15 September 2017

Venue: Social & Genetic Developmental Psychiatry Centre, King's College London

The annual Maudsley Forum offers psychiatrists, psychologists and others interested in mental health, the opportunity to learn about the most current advances in clinical and academic psychiatry, and to meet and network with dynamic, like-minded colleagues from around the world.

Contact: events.ioppn@kcl.ac.uk


October

Making Healthcare more Human

Date: 3 October 2017

Venue: The Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, London, NW1 2BE

Organiser: The Point of Care Foundation

This CPD-accredited conference will provide an opportunity for delegates to learn from experts and network with peers who share the same concerns about pressures facing NHS staff today.  In line with the foundation's mission to ‘humanise healthcare’, delegates will learn:

  • how to practice collaborative leadership between managers, staff, and patients
  • how to recognise drivers for staff engagement, how to improve staff experience, and how to enable staff to care for themselves and colleagues
  • how to understand what conditions enable staff to be at their best with patients

This conference will be of interest to anyone who is concerned with creating a more compassionate and humane health service and is intended for patients, carers and any healthcare professional or NHS employee.

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Contact: cleowilliamson@pointofcarefoundation.org.uk


Chronic pain and centralised pain mechanisms: Old and new therapies

Date: 4 October 2017

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Organiser: RSM Rheumatology & Rehabilitation Section

CPD: 2 credits

This evening event with multidisciplinary speakers will outline the best practice for pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments for chronic pain and provide an insight into the new practice of rTSM (Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) as an option for treatment.

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Contact: Ruth Cloves, rheumatology@rsm.ac.uk


Brain Skin Colloquium

Date: 9 and 10 October 2017

Venue: Chetham's Library, Long Millgate, Manchester M3 1SB UK

The brain-skin connection is a key area of both clinical and research importance. The strong scientific programme will be delivered by an impressive line-up of international speakers. Therefore, the meeting will be of great interest to clinicians (in particular dermatologists, psychologists and psychiatrists) and scientists (cell biologists, immunologists, neuroscientists) alike.

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Contact: conference@bad.org.uk


Psychiatry as a career: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask

Organiser: RSM Psychiatry Section

Date: 18 October

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

This afternoon event aims to inform prospective psychiatry trainees, medical students and foundation doctors, what training in psychiatry looks like.  It will also provide a forum in which to ask questions and have myths about a career in psychiatry debunked.

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Contact: Ruth Cloves, psychiatry@rsm.ac.uk 


Adolescent Psychoanalysis Today: Experience and Innovation

Organiser: Brent Centre for Young People (50th Anniversary Conference)

Date: 27 and 28 October

Venue: Royal College of Physicians - 11 St Andrews Place, London NW1 4LE

The BCYP is bringing together experienced professionals working with young people to discuss and showcase efficient methods of helping disturbed adolescents.

This 2 day Conference, celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Brent Centre and it will be an opportunity to share methods of best practice; increase the understanding of adolescent development and build international links between professionals in the field.

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Contact: info@brentcentre.org.uk


November

psychART Conference: Celebrating Creativity in Medicine 

Date: 3 November 2017

Venue: ORTUS learning and events centre, 82 - 96 Grove Lane, Camberwell, London, SE5 8SN

psychART is a National Conference, supported by the Royal College of Psychiatrists that celebrates creativity, the Arts and Psychiatry. The conference provides an opportunity for attendees to learn first hand about, and take part in, the exciting working links between the inter-related worlds of Mental Health and the Arts.

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UK Dementia Congress 2017

Date: 7-8 November 2017

Venue: Doncaster Racecourse, The Grandstand, Leger Way, Doncaster DN2 6BB

Organiser: Journal of Dementia Care

Over the last 12 years the UK Dementia Congress, organised by the Journal of Dementia Care, has built a reputation as the single annual dementia event which cannot be missed, bringing as it does the latest ideas and innovations as well as providing a unique forum for professionals, experts and people living with dementia to network, learn and share within an exciting and positive environment.

It offers a stimulating mix of plenary sessions, parallel sessions, workshops, symposia and posters, early bird and special interest sessions, an open debate and superb networking opportunities including two drinks receptions open to all.

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Contact: Fiona Gibb, events@hawkerpublications.com


The Psychiatry of Huntington's Disease

Date: 10 November 2017

Venue: Park Inn, Cardiff City Centre

Organiser: Wales Gene Park

The objectives of this meeting are to give mental health professionals and psychiatrists confidence in recognising and managing the commoner symptoms encountered in Huntington's Disease (HD), and to know when to refer on for a further opinion. Subjects covered will include recognising when someone may have HD when they present with psychiatric symptoms only, what is treatable, and what is not and also look at current and novel approaches to the treatment of psychiatric symptoms in HD.

This meeting is aimed at Psychiatrists, GPs, Mental Health Professionals and those involved in managing patients with HD.

Event Flyer (PDF)

Event Programme (PDF)

Registration form (Word document)

Contact: walesgenepark@cardiff.ac.uk


Social media: Challenges and benefits for mental health and wellbeing

Date: 14 November 2017

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Organiser: RSM Psychiatry Section

CPD: 6 credits

This one day event will engage key stakeholders in learning and discussion of the principal aspects of the maturing social media industry, from its impact on mental wellbeing through to new ways of working via virtual platforms. It aims to address both the opportunities and challenges of existing and emerging forms of social media, for young people and adults.

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Contact: Ruth Cloves, psychiatry@rsm.ac.uk


Psychiatry in dialogue with society distinguished lecture: Child maltreatment, brain imaging and mental illness

Date: 14 November 2017

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Organiser: RSM Psychiatry Section

This free to attend evening lecture will be given by Professor Martin Teicher, Director, Developmental Biopsychiatry Research Program, McLean Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. Professor Teicher has conducted key research and authored ground-breaking reviews of evidence on relation between child maltreatment, brain imaging and mental illness. He will share his knowledge on this subject in a way that is understandable to the public as well as professionals in a way that will educate and stimulate.

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Contact: Ruth Cloves, psychiatry@rsm.ac.uk


Challenging behaviours: The positive role of medication in children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities

Date: 20 November 2017

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Organiser: RSM Intellectual Disability Section

CPD: 6 credits (applied for)

Dr Natalie Novick Brown, Associate Professor in Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle is the keynote speaker for this day event which will provide an update on the use of medication in children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities. It will form a platform for discussing the complexities and ethics of medication management with challenging behaviours, but also acknowledge the true positive effect of well-chosen medicines.

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Contact: Ruth Cloves, intellectualdisability@rsm.ac.uk


2018

January

Global mental health: Children in crisis

Date: 9 January 2018

Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

Organiser: RSM Intellectual Disability Section

CPD: 6 credits (applied for)

This day event with international speakers will discuss the global public health challenge of mental health of young people.  It will cover the research, policy and practice and the programmes for children in war and disaster areas and refugee children and the challenges of running programmes in developing countries/LAMIC.

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Contact: Ruth Cloves, psychiatry@rsm.ac.uk

 

 

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World Psychiatric Association International Congress

Date: 18 - 22 Nov 2016

Venue: Cape Town, South Africa

The theme of the Congress will be Psychiatry: Integrative Care for the Community” and will explore the integration of the four the dimensions of psychiatric care in psychiatry’s scope of practice, as well as psychiatry’s social contract with the communities it serves.