South West Spring Biannual Meeting - 15 May 2020


South West Spring Biannual Meeting 2020

Timings 09:00 - 16:45
Location Mercure Rougemont Hotel, Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3SP
CPD Six CPD hours subject to peer approval
Other Disciplines£175
Specialty Doctor£100
Core Trainee£100
Advanced Senior Trainee£100
Retired Doctor£100
Patient and Carer£100
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South West Spring Biannual Meeting - 15 May 2020

Event Information

 If you wish to see whether a Speaker has declared an interest, a list can be found in the events section of the website.

 You can secure your place at this event by either:

  • telephoning the South West Division office on 01761 463979
  • posting a cheque to the Division office using the relevant booking form (to follow), or
  • booking online.

Before booking please view our Cancellation and Privacy (pdf) Policies.

Delegates are advised not to book travel or accommodation until you have received written confirmation of your booking from the Division office.

Please contact us on 01761 463979 if you have not received your receipt and joining instructions within 10 days of booking.  Please ensure that the College is aware of your current email address to ensure that you receive documentation. 

 Spring Biannual Meeting - 15 May 2020 - The Mercure Rougemont Hotel, Exeter EX4 3SP

'Iatrogenic harm in Psychiatry'

 This event includes such interesting topics as;

'Are anti-depressants over-prescribed?' - Professor John Read

'A defence of psychiatric medication' - Dr Joseph Hayes

 'The Royal College of Psychiatrists' perspective of iatrogenic harm in Psychiatry' - Dr Adrian James

 A detailed programme will be available shortly.

Pre-course information will be sent once your booking is received, please ensure that you provide us wth a current email address.

Registration and refreshments will commence at 09.00 with the course starting promptly at 09:35 and expected to finish at 16:45.

A course folder and name badge will be provided on arival.

Programme updates will be available on our website.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused by changes, and where possible they will be included in the final programme.

Your certificate will follow by email after the course to the email address address noted on your membership details.

Please advise us at least two weeks prior to the event of any dietary, access or special requirements as requests cannot be guaranteed on the day.


The Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel, Queen Street, Exeter EX4 3SP

This elegant Victorian venue situated opposite the picturesque Rougemont Gardens in Exeter City Centre is easily accessible from the M5 motorway and has a car park (payable) with limited spaces.  It is situated directly facing Exeter Central rail station for easy rail access.  Exeter airport is within 6 miles and provides a shuttle (payable) to the city centre. 

Delegates requiring accommodation should contact the hotel directly on 0871 376 9018.

If you have any special requirements such as large print, access or induction loop please email at least two weeks prior to the event. 

Royal College of Psychiatrists

South West Division

Coombe Lodge


North Somerset BS40 7RE


Tel: 01761 463979



Event Location

Location: Mercure Rougemont Hotel, Queen Street, EX4 3SP