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Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2017

Date Thursday 05 - Friday 06 October 2017

Thu 5 Oct: Registration 08:30, Conference to start at 09:30 - 18:15

Fri 6 Oct: Registration 09:00, Conference to start at 09:30 - 17:20

Type Conference (paper-light)
Venue SAGE, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead/Newcastle, NE8 2JR
Committee Dr Lenny Cornwall, Dr Paul Rowlands, Dr Stuart Watson, Dr Paul Stokes, Dr Faisil Sethi
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 general adult psychiatry

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Fees  |  Call for Posters  |  Conference Dinner  | Accommodation  |  Venue & Travel  |  Exhibition  |  Programme

The Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry looks forward to welcoming delegates to the 2017 Annual Conference in Gateshead/Newcastle.







Standard Rate****


Reduced Rate***

FY &

Medical Student


Whole conference







Thursday only







Friday only








*** The reduced fee is available to RCPsych Retired members and from SpRs, ST/CT1-6 members, SHO, PMPT and delegates on the concessionary subscription rate of 50%.

****The Standard Rate applies to Consultants/Locum Consultants, SAS Doctors, Non RCPsych members

All registration confirmation letters will be sent via email. If you are unsure if your registration form has been received by us contact

***** There will be 10 complimentary places on each day of the conference reserved for medical student / FY doctor authors whose submissions are accepted and posters are presented



The deadline has now passed and we are unable to accept late submissions.


Conference Dinner

Join us on the evening of Thursday 05 October 2017 for a 3 course meal, pre dinner drink and a drink at the meal. The dinner is a great opportunity to network with speakers and to catch up with friends and colleagues.


Date: Thursday 05 October

Time: 19:30

Place:  Ury Restaurant,  27 Queen Street, Newcastle, NE1 3UG

Price: £30



MICE Concierge Ltd  is delighted to offer a free accommodation booking service to delegates attending this conference. They have specially negotiated rates at a selection of hotels throughout the city. Please see link to their website.


Venue & Travel

The conference will take place at the SAGE, St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays,  Gateshead/Newcastle, NE8 2JR. For detailed directions visit their website



Please contact Emma George on email  to discuss exhibition and sponsorship opportunities for the conference.


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Delegate feedback 2015


'I have found this the most relevant and interesting CPD opportunity for a general adult psychiatrist'


'Well organised/ relevant to patients care'


'Very interesting sessions and clinically applicable'


'Speakers are excellent and the discussions are very useful'


'The talks were excellent; there was so much choice and I found it difficult to chose which session to attend! '


'I very much look forward to attending again'



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