Memory Services National Accreditation Programme (MSNAP) webinars

Our Memory Services National Accreditation Programme (MSNAP) has creating a series of webinars for CCQI during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MSNAP Webinar #7 – 17 December 2020

This webinar is on the topic of ensuring a high-quality dementia diagnosis and was hosted by The Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Memory Services National Accreditation Programme (MSNAP).

  • Welcome from the Chair - Dr Amanda Thompsell, National Speciality Advisor in Older People’s Mental Health, NHS England & NHS Improvement
  • New Ways of Working in Memory Assessment Services - Professor Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia & Older People’s Mental Health, NHS England & NHS Improvement
  • Pre-diagnostic Support - Ian McCreath, Policy Manager, Alzheimer’s Society & Operating Officer, Dementia Change Action Network
  • Accessibility and inclusivity in MAS services - Dr Sarah Ghani, Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Psychology Lead for Cognitive Impairment & Dementia, West London Mental Health NHS Trust & Chair of the MSNAP Advisory Group 
  • Join Dementia Research - Dr Nicola McMillan, Join Dementia Research Manager, NIHR Clinical Research Network and Laurie Oliva, CRN National Head of Public Engagement
 

 


 

MSNAP Webinar #6 – 24 November 2020

This webinar is on the topic of inclusion and accessibility for people living with dementia and was hosted by The Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Memory Services National Accreditation Programme (MSNAP).

Please see below links to resources discussed during the webinar:

MSNAP Webinar #5 – 3 September 2020

This webinar is on the topic of remote consultation and digital diagnosis and was hosted by the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Memory Services National Accreditation Programme (MSNAP) and NHS England and Improvement’s Dementia Programme.

Please see below links to resources discussed during the webinar:

MSNAP Webinar #4 – 15 July 2020

A practical guide to providing neuropsychological assessment

Dr Sarah Ghani chaired this session, which covered:

  • Introduction to TeleNP, evidence base, validation and interpretation - Dr Rene Stolwyk
  • Clinical considerations; how to, top tips, risks/benefits - Dr Wendy Kelso
  • Experiences – dementia & stroke - Dr Wendy Kelso & Dr Rene Stolwyk
  • Local experiences and discussion - Dr Rebecca Poz and Dr Julia Cook

Download the presentation slides

MSNAP Webinar #3 – 26 June 2020

Professor Martin Orrell chairing the session which included virtual CST (Professor Aimee Spector), developments in young onset dementia (Dr Janet Carter) and an insight into the experiences of someone living alone in COVID-19 with dementia (Lorraine Brown).

Download Aimee Spector's presentation

Download Janet Carter's presentation

MSNAP Webinar #2 – 3 June 2020

In this MSNAP webinar, we hear from the following speakers about how their memory service is adapting and working flexibly during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please see programme below:

  • Dr Sarah Ghani (Chair) – Chair of MSNAP Advisory Group & Consultant Clinical Psychologist, West London Trust
  • Dr Chris Jagus - Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Isle of Man
  • Dr Sabrina Leigh-Hunt – Consultant Psychiatrist, Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust & Margaret Cooper - Memory Service Nurse Prescribe
  • Dr M Santhana Krishnan - Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry/Liaison Psychiatry, Senior Clinical Director MHSOP Trust-wide

Download the presentation slides

MSNAP Webinar #1 – 13 May 2020

In this first MSNAP webinar, we hear from the following speakers about how they their services have responded to COVID-19.

  • Prof Martin Orrell (Chair) – Chair of MSNAP Accreditation Committee
  • Sarah Ghani – Chair of MSNAP Advisory Group & Consultant Clinical Psychologist, West London Mental Health Trust
  • Dr Farooq Khan - Clinical Director – Dementia, Frailty & Psychiatric Specialties & Consultant Psychiatrist, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Julia Cook – Lead for Psychological Interventions for People Living with Dementia, Worcestershire Health & Care Trust
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