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


POMH-UK events

Below you can find details of recent and upcoming POMH-UK events. 


Medicines in mental health: 10 years of quality improvement - 13 April 2016

This event was a one-day conference for both POMH-UK members and non-members, celebrating 10 years of POMH-UK working with mental health services to improve the quality of prescribing practice through audit-based quality improvement programmes (QIPs). We had a great turnout of over 100 delegates and some very interesting and insight presentations.

The launch of the report and how POMH-UK works Professor Thomas Barnes and Carol Paton, Joint-Heads of POMH-UK


What does the CQC consider to be good medicines management? Dr Paul Lelliott, Deputy Chief Inspector: Hospitals (Mental Health), Care Quality Commission





The Challenge of Dementia Professor Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia, NHS England






Prescribing for adults with ADHD Professor Philip Asherson, MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry centre, Institute of Psychiatry

Quality of prescribing in learning disability services: time for review? Dr Ashok Roy, Chair, Faculty of Intellectual Disability in Psychiatry and Dr Kiran Purandare, Consultant Psychiatrist

POMH-UK and the safe use of medicines Dr David Gerrett, Senior Pharmacist, NHS Improvement

Prescribing for personality disorder: absence or evidence? Professor Mike Crawford, Director, Royal College of Psychiatrists' Centre for Quality Improvement

Regional workshop series October 2016 - January 2017

Our upcoming POMH-UK regional workshops will be held from October this year. The workshops will focus on the new QIP for 2017. The regional workshops are a great opportunity to learn about this new QIP topic, hear about local implementation from the host Trust, share good practice and network.

We will shortly be contacting Trusts about hosting a regional event this year. Please contact email POMH-UK if you are interesting in hosting an event.



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