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Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry Conference


Date Wednesday 9 - Friday 11 March 2016 
Type Conference
Venue East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham
CPD Up to 6 CPD hours per day, subject to peer group approval
Audience Any medical health professional with an interest in old age psychiatry

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The Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry of the Royal College of Psychiatrists looks forward to welcoming delegates to the 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting in Nottingham.





Call for papers

The Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry invites all professionals and researchers to participate by sending abstracts.

Please view our online submission tool with full instructions on submitting your abstract.

Deadline: Sunday 22nd November 2015, 11:00pm.



Poster Presentation Prize for SHOs, SpRs, Specialty Trainees STs 1 – 6 and New

The Faculty of the Psychiatry of Old Age has established a prize of £150 for the best poster presentation. SHOs, SpRs, specialty trainees ST 1 – 6 and new consultants presenting work undertaken during the training period are eligible, as well as comparable European colleagues.
Presentations specifically invited by the Faculty and work funded by the Faculty are NOT eligible.

The Mohsen Naguib Prize:
This prize was established in memory of the late Dr Mohsen Naguib. A prize of £250 is awarded for the best short scientific paper presented by a trainee. SHOs, SpRs, specialty trainees ST 1 –
6 or new consultants in the UK and the Republic of Ireland presenting work undertaken during the training period are eligible, as are comparable colleagues in Europe. Presentations specifically invited by the Faculty are NOT eligible.



The Orchard Hotel is an award-winning hotel adjacent to the East Midlands Conference Centre. Architects and interior designers have developed this eco-friendly building featuring rooftop terraces, green roofs and the maximum use of natural daylight. Open spaces provide superb views of The University of Nottingham's extensively landscaped campus, spanning 330 acres, located only 2 miles from the city of Nottingham.

The Orchard Hotel has a business lounge, restaurant, bar area, outside terrace, gym and four meeting rooms. Other features include floor-to-ceiling windows, bespoke furniture and unique decor throughout. 

Built to the highest environmental standards, achieving a BREEAM rating of Excellent, the hotel features state-of-the-art technology to reduce carbon emissions. Solar photovoltaic panels and ground-sourced heat technology are incorporated, as well as a lower energy-assisted cooling ventilation system.

Delegates have access to special rates during the conference on the following nights:

  • Tuesday 8th March 2016
  • Wednesday 9th March 2016
  • Thursday 10th March 2016
  • £114 per night, including breakfast and VAT

To book your accommodation at this special rate, please telephone Hotel Reservations Team on 0115 876 0900 or email - please quote Royal College of Psychiatrists”.


Please note that there may limited availability and early booking is advised.


Alternatively, you may wish to stay in Nottingham city centre or the surrounding area - please visit the Experience Nottinghamshire website to search for hotels and prices.





Exhibition Opportunities

Please contact Catherine Ayres via email to find out about available exhibition opportunities at this conference.




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