Faculty of Addictions Psychiatry Annual Conference 2019


Day 1


Day 2

Location 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB
CPD Up to six hours per day subject to peer approval
Standard Rate£398 for whole conf/£199 per day
Trainees, SAS, SpR, SHO, Retired & subsidised£225 for whole conf/£125 per day
Student associates£80 for whole conf/£45 per day
Non Members£398 for whole conf/£199 per day
Conference Dinner£50 - Tuesday 30 April
Faculty of Addictions Psychiatry Annual Conference 2019

Event Information

View the latest conference programme (pdf)


Highlights include:

  • Professor David Nutt - Legislation and exploring the therapeutic efficacy of illicit drugs
  • Dr Rupert McShane - Managing the risks and benefits: Ketamine as licenced treatment for depression
  • Professor Sir Ian Gilmore - Faculty Lecture on Getting evidence into policy to reduce alcohol-related harm – mind the gap
  • Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes - Translational neurobiology
  • Dr Roberta Agabio - Baclofen for the treatment of alcohol use disorder: the Cagliari International Consensus Statement
  • Dr Hilary Hamnet - Toxicology
  • Women in addiction - Dr Sally Marlow and Dr Sharon Cox
  • The care and treatment of colleagues with addictions - Dr Jane Marshall and Dr Eilish Gilvarry
  • Innovations in technology and SUDs
  • Optimising medicines for patients
  • Evolutionary psychiatry and the history of addictions
  • Illuminating the System: Putting the Voice of Lived Experience at the Heart of Addiction Support - Oliver Standing, Diane Goslar, Owen Baily, Sara Muzira, Jayne Brown

Fees include catering during scheduled programme breaks but do not include accommodation. 

 Whole ConferenceTuesWed
Standard Rate -  Consultant/Other* £398£199£199
Reduced Rate  - Trainees, Subsidised & Retired£225£125£125
Student associate Rate †† - FY1/Medical Students£80£45£45
Non-Members Rate**£398£199£199

*Standard rate is available to RCPsych members, associates and affiliates at the following grade Consultants

Reduced = SAS, SpRs, Associate Specialists, ST/CT1-6, SHO, PMPT, 50%  subsidised & Retired) 

**The Non-Member rate applies to Non RCPsych members of any grade. All other fees listed relates to RCpsych members, associates and affiliates only.

Student Associate Rate applies to RCPsych associates at the following grade;  Medical Students  and Foundation Years.

N.B.: If you are a medical student or Foundation Year doctor and not registered as a student associate with the college, you can apply for free at the following link http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/discoverpsychiatry/studentassociates.aspx



The event will take place at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB. You can view directions and a map to help you plan your journey.

The Citymapper website/app can help you plan your route within London, giving the best walking, cycling, bus and tube routes available. Use postcode E1 8BB as your destination.

Our submission process is now closed for 2019.

Authors will be notified of the results at the end of February.

MICE Concierge service is delighted to offer you a free accommodation booking service. You can view the discounted rates at a selection of hotels throughout the city.

Join colleagues at the conference dinner, taking place at The Ivy Tower Bridge, with stunning views across the River Thames to the Tower of London.

Tickets are £50 per person and includes a three course meal, tea/coffee and a drink on arrival.

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Event Location

Location: 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB