Update on our free COVID-19 webinars

To support you during this difficult time, the College has launched a series of free live webinars, which offer a solution-focused approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Below you can catch up with previous webinars, and you can also  sign up for next week’s webinar, Pride 2020: the new normal.

Catch up with yesterday’s webinar: COVID-19 - Managing in mental health services

Our latest webinar yesterday took place yesterday with hundreds of members joining us live.

Topics covered included; from acute mental health assessment ward to COVID-19 ward; Staffing, ward and daily structure; The physical health of patients; Mental health and risk management and; Testing .

Speakers included Dr Janet Obeney-Williams, Inpatient consultant, Dr Melanie Knowles, ST5 Psychiatrist, Dr Dominic Aubrey-Jones, CT1 Psychiatrist and Dr Senem Tugrul, Acting Consultant.

The webinar closed with a live Q&A session, facilitated by Dr Golnar Aref.

Catch up with last week’s webinar: COVID-19 – Impact on BAME communities

At last week’s webinar COVID-19: Impact on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities we heard the experiences of academics and frontline clinicians.

Professor Dinesh Bhugra discussed Ethnicity: An agenda for health, Dr Abdul Razaq spoke about BAME COVID-19 deaths: An evidence review of what we know and Dr Ananta Dave discussed COVID-19 and BAME staff in mental health settings: risk assessment and management.

Catch up with previous webinars

Our previous webinars have covered a variety of topics including the ethical challenges of COVID-19 in mental health, using technology in psychiatry during the pandemic, updates to the Mental Health Act following the emergency coronavirus legislation, and COVID-19 and people with intellectual disability.

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