Trainees' Conf. 2021: Workshop 1 - Changing workforce

Apr 6, 2021, 16:32 PM
This workshop will outline the drivers behind the workforce developments to deliver the ambitions of the Long Term Plan and outline the new roles which are emerging and how we can best rise to the challenge of ensuring that they are integrated into our services. It will look at Trainees career progression and what “the new normal” might tell us about how best to support career choices going forward. Dr Liz Dawson will provide a synopsis of her experience of working as a Specialty Doctor in Psychiatry of Old Age and will discuss her experience of moving to a Consultant post. Dr Gloria Abiola will provide an insight into what it is physician associates have to offer on inpatient psychiatric wards.
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Current events

Women and Mental Health Special Interest Group Annual Conference 2021

24 November 2021. Tickets Here.

Past events

Women and Mental Health Special Interest Group Annual Conference 2020

This event took place on 4 December 2020.

Please see draft programme for further information.

Confinement - A Women in Mind Event

Hosted on 26 October by The Royal College of Psychiatrists and Kings College London. The evening explored how quarantine has challenged our sense of ourselves with and in conversation with Susie Orbach and Abigail Burdess.

This event is now available to view again if you were unable to attend on the day.

RCPsych Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry conference

Professor Louise Howard, WMHSIG Exec Committee member and Professor in Women's Mental Health at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust presented at the faculty conference on 15 October 2020. 

Her talk on the subject of Domestic violence and abuse and mental health during the Covid pandemic and beyond: implications for general adult psychiatrists can be viewed back now.

Women in Mind series

'Women in Mind' is a series of events by the Women and Mental Health Special Interest Group, Royal College of Psychiatrists, in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London.

It aims to engage health professionals and the public in debate and discussion about challenges to women's mental health across the lifecycle.

The events are shaped around interviews with inspirational women on professional or personal experiences that have shaped their views on women's mental health, both in terms of difficulties and resilience.

Get in contact to receive further information regarding a career in psychiatry