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Events held by other organisations 2013


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Power, gender and hubris

Organiser: Psychiatry Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Date: Tuesday 9 May 2017

CPD: 6 credits

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

This Psychiatry Section event is in association with the Medical Women’s Federation and Daedalus Trust. It aims to present contemporary multidisciplinary understandings of the concept of power and its associated dynamics, with specific emphasis on hubris and to assess its significance in relation to gender.

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Brave new world: Doing things differently - the future delivery of mental health services

Organiser: Manchester Medical Society Section of Psychiatry

Date: 10 May 2017

Venue: Manchester Dental Education Centre (MANDEC), Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, M15 6FH

This meeting is an afternoon symposium. Speakers include Sarah Deacon, Service Manager of Acute Care Services, Bradford District Care Services and Sandy Bering, Strategic Lead Commissioner NHS Trafford/Associates of Greater Manchester CCG.

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Clinical Genetics & Psychiatry - What’s New?

Organiser: The Wales Gene Park

Date: Friday 12 May 2017

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff

This meeting is open to professionals involved in assessing, diagnosing and supporting patients and families where genetic alterations, such as CNVs, have been identified or might be implicated. In particular, this course is aimed at psychiatry and clinical genetics medical staff, trainees and counsellors.

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Event Programme (opens a Word document)

Contact: Angela Burgess,

Mental Health & Care in a Crisis

Organiser: The National Programme for Unscheduled Care and the Crisis Care Concordat Task and Finish Group for Wales

Date: Tuesday 18 May 2017

Venue: City Hall, Cardiff

The purpose of the event is to bring together organisations, services and the wide range of people who work together to care for those experiencing a crisis in their mental health. The event will be opened by Vaughan Gething the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport and provide an opportunity for a large and diverse network of people to explore the important issues.

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Challenging behaviour and psychotropic medication - finding ways forward for adults with intellectual disability

Organiser: Intellectual Disability Forum, Royal Society of Medicine

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

Date: 23 May 2017

CPD: 6 hours

The use of psychotropic medication, particularly antipsychotics, in managing challenging behaviour in people with intellectual disability is controversial and has received widespread attention. In 2015 NHS England issued a ‘Call to Action’ to substantially reduce the number of people with intellectual disability who are prescribed psychotropic drugs. However, the ways in which this will be achieved have not been determined and there remain considerable challenges in meeting this goal. This meeting brings together experts with differing perspectives and from a range of backgrounds to promote dialogue and discuss ways forward with this complex and pressing issue. Individual clinical dilemmas will be discussed together with broader systems changes that can improve the overall care offered to people with intellectual disability.

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Mental health in primary care

Organiser: The King's Fund, RCPsych and NHS Clinical Commissioners

Date: 7 June 2017

Venue: The King's Fund, London W1G 0AN

This event will showcase some of the best practice taking place across England in integrating mental health and primary care, demonstrating the benefits for both the mental health and primary care workforce and providing more joined-up and holistic care for patients and service users.

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Enter promotional code RCP_10 when registering to receive a 10% discount.


Together for Children and Young People Programme (T4CYP) Annual Conference

Organiser: Welsh Government

Date: Thursday 15 June 2017

Venue: All Nations Centre, Cardiff, CF14 3NY

The event will explore innovative schemes that have been developed by partners across Wales and cross sector support available across the whole system. There will be presentations and workshops exploring examples of best practice. The workshops will be held on Young Champions in Schools, implementing the Neurodevelopmental Pathway, introducing trauma-led practice to youth offending teams, and implementing the cross agency Workforce Framework.

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Making real change happen - 20th ISPS International Congress in the United Kingdom

Organiser: International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis

Date: 30 August - 3 September 2017

Venue: The University of Liverpool, Liverpool L3 5TR

Interested in Psychosis? Interested in real change for the better? The ISPS 2017 conference in Liverpool, UK is for you, whatever your discipline and if you are a service use or carer. The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis conferences have an outstanding reputation for vibrancy, conviviality, breadth of presentations and social events.

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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.



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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.