Primary care mental health conference: working together


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Location Online event
Non-member rate£100
Consultant RCPsych member rate£75
General Practitioner rate£75
SAS/higher trainee rate£55
Primary care mental health care professional rate£55
Core trainee/medical student/foundation doctor/retired member/subsidised member rate£35
Trainee General Practitioner rate£35
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Primary care mental health conference: working together

Event Information

This conference will be introduced by Dr Adrian James, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and concluded by Professor Dame Clare Gerada, President of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Topics to be covered during this one-day online conference include:

1. Integrating primary care and mental health: how are we doing? 

  • Dr Phil More
  • Dr Richard Byng
  • Dr Pavan Srireddy
  • Chaired by Dr Rebeca Martinez

2. Why we need primary care leadership in mental health

  • Dr Emma Tiffin
  • Chaired by Dr Safi Afghan

3. Panel discussion, chaired by Dr Sheila Hardy: Improving the physical health care of people with severe mental illness - what are the obstacles?

  • Dr Jihad Malasi
  • Dr Angela Moulson 
  • Professor David Osborn
  • Dr David Shiers
  • Chaired by Dr Sheila Hardy

4. Mental health implications of the pandemic

  • Professor Linda Gask, RCPsych Presidential Lead for Primary Care (grief and bereavement)
  • Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham (staff mental health)
  • Dr David Smart (responding to increased demand)
  • Chaired by Chris Dowrick

5. Debate

  • Dr Jonathan Mitchell
  • Professor Dame Clare Gerada

A draft programme is now available

The event will take place online using Zoom as a webinar. Participants will be able view a video of the speaker alongside any slides. Participants can also pose questions, where the programme allows, and some speakers may use polling or other interactive features.

All registered attendees will have access to a recording for up to two months after the event.

The webinar is taking place online via Zoom. To take part you will need:

  • access to a reliable internet connection
  • a PC, laptop, tablet or phone
  • Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge browser or Zoom installed on your PC, laptop, tablet or phone.

You do not need to have a Zoom account to attend.

Some users may experience difficulty joining Zoom meetings due to security settings. If this is the case, we suggest you select the option to join via a web browser, rather than the Zoom app. If you cannot join on your computer you can still join on your phone.  Please take a look at this helpful guide on how to join a Zoom meeting.

It is your responsibility to ensure you have read and understood the guidelines before the event.

Please read our terms and conditions before making your booking.

For further information, please contact:


Contact Name: Leah Charlton

Contact number: 02086184127

Event Location

Location: Online event