RCPsych Wales Old Age Faculty Conference 'At the Coalface'


Whole Day Conference

Location Big Pit National Coal Museum, Pontypool, NP4 9XP
CPD This training is eligible for 1 CPD point per hour subject to peer group approval
Core Trainee£35
Higher Trainee£35
Specialty Doctor£50
Medical Student£Bursaries Available
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RCPsych Wales Old Age Faculty Conference 'At the Coalface'

Event Information


The Royal College of Psychiatrists Wales is delighted to announce its 2019 Old Age Faculty Conference 'At the Coalface'.

This conference takes place at the iconic, Big Pit National Coal Museum on the 1st November.

Presentations will be delivered by a number of eminent speakers,

Dr Jill Rasmussen will talk about Dementia: Identifying Those “At Risk” – and the role of Primary and Secondary Care.

Prof Rob Howard, will update on results of the ATTILA trial – “Can assistive technology keep people with dementia safe for longer in their own homes”?

Dr Iain Lyburn and Dr Tarun Kuruvilla will present on neuroimaging for dementia.

RCPsych College Centre for Quality Improvement will present on the work of CCQI and of the National Audit for Dementia.

The 'At the Coalface' Conference will begin at 10:00am and conclude at 2:45pm.

Should there be sufficient interest, we are keen to offer a tour of the Underground Mine following the final presentations and conference summary. This would begin at 2:45pm.

 Lunch will be served at the iconic Blaenavon Workmen's Hall, whilst Big Pit offers on-site parking.

Online booking will be available from October 11.

There are a number of bursaries available for medical students. If you are interested in attending, please get in touch with Ollie John

This event is open to medical, health, social care and policy professionals who are not registered members of the College.

Prospective delegates are asked to register through the 'Book Now' portal.

For further information, please contact:

Email: oliver.john@rcpsych.ac.uk

Web: www.rcpsych.ac.uk/wales

Contact Name: Ollie John

Twitter: @RCPsychWales

Contact number: 02922 33 1080

Event Location

Location: Big Pit National Coal Museum, Pontypool, NP4 9XP