British Indian Psychiatric Association Annual Conference


Day one


Day two

Location 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB
Speakers Lead by Dr Santosh Mudholkar
CPD up to six per day subject to peer group approval
Standard Rate£175 Early Bird/£195 Late Fee/£125 per day
Trainee£125 whole conference or £75 per day
Conference Dinner£45 - Thursday 30 May
Conference Dinner£35 for BIPA Life Members only
British Indian Psychiatric Association Annual Conference

Event Information

Read the latest Conference Programme (pdf)

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is delighted to host the 23rd Annual Conference of the British Indian Psychiatric Association (BIPA), and welcomes all BIPA and RCPsych members to the event.


Keynote speakers:

  • Prof Kam Bhui
  • Prof Wendy Burn
  • Prof Nisha Dogra
  • Dr Adrian James
  • Dr Sridevi Kalidindi
  • Prof Tim Kendall
  • Mr Paul Rees
  • Dr Kate Lovett
  • Dr Sarah Wollaston
  • Prof Allan Young

Programme highlights:

  • Workshops and lectures showcasing quality improvement, service development, education and research and medical leadership from across the UK
  • How to prepare for the CASC - A Masterclass for International Medical Graduates


The event will take place at the  Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB. Take a look at detailed directions and a map to help 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.

Need advice on booking a place? You can either book online or give our team a call on 020 3701 2604/2605.

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

 Whole Conference Early Bird Rate (ends on 13 May)Whole Conference Late RateThurs
Standard Rate* £175£195£125£125
Trainee Rate£125£125£75£75

*Standard rate is available to RCPsych members, associates and affiliates at the following grades; Consultants,  SAS, SpRs, Associate Specialists, Subsidised, Retired and Non RCPsych members of any grade. 

All other fees listed relates to RCPsych members, associates and affiliates only.

 Trainee Rate is available to Advanced Trainees (ST4-6)/Core Trainees (CT1-3)/Higher Specialist Trainee, Pre-Membership Psychiatric Trainees/Trainee Registration/LAT or FTSTA Psychiatry rotation, SHOs and Student Associates - Foundation Years or UK Medical Students of Psychiatry.

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 to be one for free at the following link


Join colleagues at the conference dinner, to be held at the Leonardo Tower Bridge Hotel, where chefs have created an extensive speciality menu that brings together contemporary Indian dishes with traditional favourites, using authentic ingredients and spices. 

  • Dinner takes place on Thursday 30 May
  • Tickets are £45 per person
  • BIPA Life Members are entitled to a reduced rate of £35

Why do International Medical Graduates perform poorly in the CASC examination? What are the barriers to success? What is the best approach to maximize your success rate? 

Join the CASC Masterclass organised by the British Indian Psychiatric Association where experienced senior consultants and role players will teach key CASC skills. The event will include didactic teaching and skills workshops focussing on the competencies required for the CASC examination.  

  • The masterclass will be on Friday 31 May, from 2-5 pm.
  • Places are limited to 30 and will be offered on first come first serve basis.

Our partner agency MICE Concierge will help you book hotel accommodation near to the conference venue.

Contact the team for advice and assistance on telephone +44 (0) 1438 908770 or email them at  


Interested in exhibition opportunities? Email or telephone 020 3701 2605 to discuss your requirements.

BIPA is a leading diaspora organisation for psychiatrists in UK, established in 1995. It is the largest organisation for psychiatrists in U.K. after the Royal College of Psychiatrists. BIPA's objectives are to protect and promote good health for the public benefit among people with mental illness or intellectual disability, in particular but not exclusively people from BME communities.

Visit the BIPA website for more information

Please read our cancellation policy before making your booking.

Event Location

Location: 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB