Physical Health in Severe and Enduring Mental Illness


Physical health in severe and enduring mental illness

Timings 09:30 - 11:00
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CPD Up to two hours subject to peer approval
Higher Trainees/SAS Doctors£15
Core Trainees/Foundation/Medical Students£10
Retired Doctors£10
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Physical Health in Severe and Enduring Mental Illness

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This talk will summarize the wide range of health disadvantages experienced by people with severe mental illness. The additional challenges posed by Covid-19 will be briefly summarized.

Fiona Gaughran is Professor in Physical Health and Clinical Therapeutics in Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London and the Director of Research and Development at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, where she is the Lead Consultant for the National Psychosis Service.

As part of her clinical role, Professor Gaughran is responsible for implementing new, evidence-based approaches to help people who have psychotic illnesses that have been resistant to treatment. Her research interests are largely focused on the interface between physical health and severe mental illness and on the management of psychosis. She recently co-edited “The Maudsley Practice Guidelines for Physical Health in Psychiatry”.

Professor Gaughran was named in the Web of Science “Highly-cited” list for 2020 reflecting multiple papers ranking in the top 1% by citations for their field.

Professor Gaughran holds fellowships of the Royal Colleges of Physicians in London, Edinburgh and Dublin and the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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