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Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry Annual Conference 2017


Date Wed 1 - Fri 3 March 2017
Type Conference
Venue Novotel Madrid Centre, O'Donnell 53, 28009
CPD Up to 6 CPD hours per day, subject to peer group approval
Audience Medical students and student associates, FY doctors, PMPTs, trainee psychiatrists, SpRs/SAS/Staff grade doctors, Consultant psychiatrists, Retired members, non-members. Any medical health professional with a special interest in forensic psychiatry.


From 2pm on Monday 27 February we will no longer be able to take bookings over the phone. If you plan to attend the conference but have not yet booked then you can do so at the registration desk on 1 - 3 March. We can accept payment by cheque or card, please also bring with you a completed copy of the registration form.

There is still time to register for Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry Annual Conference. This event takes place on 1 – 3 March 2017 in Madrid and includes a fantastic range of speakers, workshops and debates, led by leading experts in the field.

Highlights include:

  • #lifeonthepsychward, a fly on the wall documentary about Forensic Services.
  • Masterclasses on the use of the hybrid order, recovery in forensic services, Learning Disability and International Prison Models.
  • Expert analysis and insight into the sociological and mental health perspectives on radicalisation.
  • A live debate on "The full co-operation of psychiatrists in the Prevent Strategy".

You can download the full programme here.


For a copy of  the session and poster abstracts check here on February 20th



Due to the launch of our new membership database, online event bookings are currently unavailable. We can accept payment by cheque, BACs or credit/debit card. Please complete and return a copy of the registration form along with your cheque or proof of payment. Download registration form here


Alternatively, if you wish to pay by credit/debit card, please contact us on 0203 701 2615.



Accommodation is not included in the registration fee. Delegates are required to book and cover the cost of their own accommodation. The hotel has set aside some rooms for delegates at this conference, to book one of these rooms please click here.


Alternatively, many other hotels are available throughout Madrid to suit a variety of requirements and budgets. You can often find reduced rates and deals at Expedia and LateRooms


Social Events

Alongside a full conference programme, we also offer several social events where you can meet with colleagues and unwind after a day of debate and discussion.


  • Drinks Reception - On Wednesday evening we will be hosting an informal drinks reception and book launch for new works in the area of Forensic Psychiatry.
  • Conference Dinner - The dinner takes place at 19:15 on Thursday the 2nd. Tickets cost £55 and can be purchased alongside your conference booking.
  • Fun Run – Whatever your level, this is a great chance to get outside and see Madrid.


books books  books

Tell us about your book on Wednesday 1st March, contact by Friday 17th February



If you wish to book an exhibition space at this conference please email




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Delegate Feedback

"Best conference I have been to in years"


"It was a really good conference, with a good breadth of topics/issues, and a good range of speakers"


"Exceptionally well organised event, excellent staffing and food, very helpful administrators of the event"

"A caring and professionally prepared set up"

"Overall an excellent, well-organised event. Thanks very much for all the hard work that made it possible"



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