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Psychiatric Frontiers: Policy and Practice

Friday 30 November 2018 - King's House, Manchester, M1 7HB

Frontiers of psychiatry are expanding at a fast speed. Innovative policies are influencing our day to day clinical practices. To bring these two themes together, this conference drew on the cross-disciplinary expertise of academics, policy makers and clinicians, to explore recent developments and future blueprints for psychiatric policy and practice.

Speakers included:

Sandy Bering | The Greater Manchester Mental Health Strategic Partnership Programme: Priorities, Structure and Future Vision

Professor George Szmukler | Rights-based Mental Health Act Reform

Professor Paul French | Mental Health Response to Large Scale Disaster; Experience from MEN Bombing

Dr Lenny Cornwall | Current Challenges and Future Developments in General Adult Psychiatry

Dr Adrian James | Future Vision for Psychiatry: Policy, Parliament, People

*The conference also included the annual Medical Student, Foundation Doctor and Trainee Competitions. Winners can be found via the Division Competitions Webpage.* 

Event Programme (pdf)

Physical Health and Psychiatry

Friday 15 June 2018 - King's House, Manchester, M1 7HB

Speakers included:

Dr Paul Rowlands – Physical Health and Mental Health: The Challenge of Integration

Dr Rajiv Malhotra – Pain Management in Psychiatric Practice

Dr Hermione Price – The Management of Diabetes and Obesity in people with Severe Mental Illness

Dr Gareth Cuttle – “A healthy mind in a healthy body”? Emerging ideas on the body-brain-behaviour connection

Dr Lalitha Chinnappan – Hepatology and Psychiatry

Dr Richard Hackett – Autoimmune Encephalitis and Psychosis

Event programme (PDF)

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