Previous events

 

'Seeing your True Colours' Understanding Autism

Friday 15 March 2019 - York Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX  

Speakers included:

Dr Tom Berney | ASD: What is it really?

Patrick Samuel | Diagnosis and Coping in ASD: A Personal Perspective 

Stephen 'Stig' Patterson | Finding a voice as an Autistic Musician.

Danielle Rudd | There's no such thing as 'Mild Autism'

Rob Knox & Hazel Griffiths | The Harrogate & District Branch of NAS - Raising Awareness and Understanding and Pushing Acceptance.

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

Event Programme (pdf)

Globalisation and Mental Health

Friday 28 September 2018 - York Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX  

Speakers included:

Professor Dinesh Bhugra | Globalisation, Mental Health and Illness

Dr Nishant Goyal | Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Fallacies of Globalisation

Dr Piyal Sen | Refugee Mental Health

Mr Mohammed Noor & Mrs Safia Mohamed | Interpreters/Translators Role in Clinical Practice 

Dr Mona-Lisa Kwentoh & Dr Clare Morgans | The Impact of Culture on the Jobbing Psychiatrist - "Beyond Cultural Competency; Drivers and Challenges"

Professor Peter Tyrer | What are the Implications for ICD-11 for Clinical Practice?

Dr Stefan Ecks | The Global Depression Epidemic: Changing the way you prescribe by changing the way you think

Event Programme (pdf)

Sex and Psychiatry

Friday 23 March 2018 - York Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX

Speakers included:

Professor Liz Hughes | Sexual Health and Serious Mental Illness

Professor Kathryn Abel | Epidemiology of Women’s Mental Health and Relationships with Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

Dr Thaddeus Birchard | Understanding & Treating Compulsive Sexual Behaviour

Professor Don Grubin | Clinical Assessment & Management of Sexual Offending

Professor Marios Adamou | Gender Dysphoria and Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Dr Paul Blenkiron | Let’s Talk about Sex: Inside the Minds of Men and Women

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

Event Programme (pdf)

Stress and Trauma

Friday 29 September 2017 - York Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX

Speakers included:

Professor Patricia Casey | Adjustment Disorder: An Update

Dr Lisa Rippon | Impact of Trauma in Childhood

Matthew Cole | Facing the Storm: Utilising CBT and EMDR in the Treatment of PTSD

Dr Melanie Temple | Complex Dissociative Disorders - A Logical Way of Being

Event programme (pdf)

The Mind, Brain and Body 

Friday 17 March 2017 - York Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX

Speakers included:

Professor Anne Lingford-Hughes | The Neurobiology of Addiction

Dr Wendy Burn & Dr Gareth Cuttle | Neuroscience and the New RCPsych Curriculum

Professor Elspeth Guthrie | Medically Unexplained Symptoms

Dr Arshad Zaman | The Use of fMRI in Psychiatry

Professor Peter White | Latest Opinions on Chronic Fatigues Syndrome and the Role of Psychiatry in its Management.

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

Event Programme (pdf)

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