Advances in Clinical Practice for Older People with substance misuse - Conference Materials

Conference Materials 

The latest copies of materials can be found here 


Conference Booklet (pdf) (online only).

Programme (pdf)



Slides and presentations

Thank you for attending the Advances in Clinical Practice for Older People with substance misuse 2020 Conference. We will post available presentations from the day below.

These slides have been made available with kind permission of the speakers, and are intended for use only by the delegates that attended the meeting.

Please note these presentations are the intellectual property of the speaker and any unauthorised broadcasting/copying of any presentation is strictly prohibited.

Thursday 20 February 2020

Public health aspects of addiction in older peopleDr Tony Rao

Opioid dependence in older peopleDr Nicky Kalk

Assessment of older people with substance misuseDr Cathy Symonds

Alcohol –The Friendly Foe - Ms Diane Goslar

Q&A Session - Dr Nicky Kalk, Dr Cathy Symonds, Ms Diane Goslar and Dr Tony Rao

Parallel Workshops

Substance misuse in older people with chronic pain - Dr Cathy Stannard

Alcoholic Liver Disease and its complications and Hepatitis C - Dr Jane Collier

Q&A Session - Dr Jane Collier and Dr Cathy Stannard 


Friday 21 February 2020


Treatment outcomes in older people with substance misuse  - Dr Ed Day

Cannabis misuse in older peopleDr Tony Rao

The role of the third sector in reducing harm from alcoholOliver Standing

Q&A Session - Oliver Standing, Dr Tony Rao and Dr Ed Day

Parallel Workshops

Liaison psychiatry and substance misuse in older peopleDr Cathy Symonds

Alcohol related brain damage, with special considerations for older people  - Dr Tony Rao

Q&A Session - Dr Tony Rao and Dr Cathy Symonds