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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

Human Rights


 

Membership of the Special Committee on Human Rights


  • Dr Sanjay Khurmi (Chair)
  • Ms Shelly Harper
  • Dr Peter Hughes (co-opted)
  • Dr Chris Jones
  • Dr Carol Kan (co-opted)
  • Professor Clive Meux
  • Dr Nicola Naven (co-opted)
  • Dr Catherine Penny
  • Dr Abdi Sanati (Vice-Chair)
  • Mr Greg Smith (co-opted)
  • Dr Su Sukumaran
  • Professor George Szmukler

To contact the Committee, please email Greg.Smith@rcpsych.ac.uk

 

 

Upcoming Conference

 

The Special Committee on Human Rights is pleased to announce that Baroness Hale will speak at its forthcoming half-day conference: The Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD) - The End of Psychiatric Practice as we know it?

 

The conference will take place at the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ London HQ on March 10 2016 from approximately 1230-1630. The programme is available here.

 

The attendance  fee is £50 (including lunch) and can be paid either in advance by cheque or on the day via cash/cheque. To book a place, please either write to or email Greg Smith (21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB or greg.smith@rcpsych.ac.uk) including details of any dietary requirements. Please make cheques payable to the Royal College of Psychiatrists, writing ‘SCHR Conference 2016’ on the back.

 

The SCHR has prepared a ‘Questions and Answers’ document about the CRPD which may well be of interest to RCPsych members. It is available here.

 

 

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