North West Awards and Chairs Lecture 2022


North West Awards and Chairs Lecture 2022

Timings 19.00 - 20.30
Location Online via Zoom
Member rate£0
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North West Awards and Chairs Lecture 2022

Event Information


Professor Wendy Burn CBE, BM, MMedSc, FRCPsych

Every year before the award winners are announced, the Division presents the 'Chair's Lecture'. The Chair's Lecture is given by one speaker on a topic they are passionate about followed by a Q&A with the audience.

This year we are delighted to announce that Professor Wendy Burn CBE, previous president of RCPsych, will be giving a lecture on 'Using Social Media as a Healthcare Professional'

Wendy was appointed as a Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist in Leeds in 1990 and now works in the memory service. She is also the National Mental Health Clinical Advisor to Health Education England.

She has been involved in the organisation and delivery of postgraduate training since she started as a consultant. She has held many roles in education. She set up the Yorkshire School of Psychiatry and was the first Head of School.

She was Dean of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) from 2011 to 2016 and President from 2017 to 2020. She Co-chaired the RCPsych Gatsby Wellcome Neuroscience Project which focused on modernising the neuroscience taught to psychiatric trainees from 2016 to 2021.

She is currently Chair of the Clinical group of Equally Well, a project set up to improve physical health in people with a serious mental illness, Chair of the Public Engagement Editorial Board at RCPsych and leads the Expert Group on COVID-19 Care for People with Mental Illness for the World Psychiatric Association.

We look forward to welcoming you to our upcoming Virtual Awards and Chair's Lecture; an event that marks the highest level of achievement in psychiatry within the North West region.

The event highlights those who have put in truly amazing work to support mental health care this past year. 

North West Awards 2022:

  • Medical Student of the Year
  • Foundation Doctor of the Year
  • Core Trainee of the Year
  • Higher Trainee of the Year
  • SAS Doctor of the Year
  • Consultant of the Year
  • Psychiatric Trainer of the Year
  • Service User of the Year
  • Carer Contributor of the Year

Nominations for the 2022 awards are now closed.

Winners will be announced at our Virtual Awards Ceremony on 24 November 2022.

For more information please follow the 2022 rules for nominations.

Technology requirements

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

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Contact Name: North West Division

Twitter: @rcpsychNW

Contact number: 0208 618 4196

Event Location

Location: Online via Zoom
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