One Day Essential | Mental Health

Date30 October 2017
Duration1 day
Start Time09:00
End Time17:00
TypeConferences
LocationLondon
AudienceGP, GP Trainee, GP Trainer or educator, First5, Nurse
RCGP Accredited

£223.00

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Whilst we endeavour to provide a 'gold standard' service to all course participants, if you are registering less than 72 hours before the start of the event, you should be aware that some materials may not be readily available on the day and we may contact you with regards to catering arrangements.

 

This one day conference will be chaired by Dr Alan Cohen: retired GP principal, former Director of Primary Care at West London Mental Health Trust (2011 – 2015), National Primary Care lead for the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme, and Honorary Associate Director of Primary Care at the Department of Health (2005 – 2011).

The event will be split into three sessions with two lectures in each followed by a panel discussion to foster in depth discussion and provide the opportunity to ask the experts questions.

Primary Care Mental Health – This session will deal with the difficulty of identifying and managing the confusion and chaos of the presentation of mental health problems in primary care.  It will provide a fresh perspective on primary care mental health, and offer some practical approaches to dealing with difficult problems.

Recent Advances in the Management of Depression. The speakers will discuss the GP management of the first consultation when depression may be considered as a possible diagnosis, and collaborative care; what it is, and how it is used in the management of depression.

The physical Health of People with a Psychosis. This session will describe the primary care management of people with severe mental illness, addressing particularly the increased risk of physical illness in this group of people. and detailing the role of the PHCT in managing the cardiovascular risk associated with severe mental illness.

Programme

09:00 Coffee & Registration

09:30 Welcome by the Chair

Dr Alan Cohen

Session 1: Primary Care Mental Health

09:40 Primary care mental health

Dr Maryanne Freer

10:10 What IAPT can do for you (and your patients)

Dr John Hague

10:40 Session 1: Q and A session

11:00 Refreshments & Exhibition

Session 2: Recent Advances in the Management of Depression


11:30 Depression - an evidenced based first consultation
Dr Chris Dowrick

12.00 Collaborative Care: what is it, and how does it fit into primary care
Dr Carolyn Chew Graham

12.30 Session 2: Q and A session

12:50 Lunch & Exhibition


13.40 TBC

14:20 The diabetic care of people with a Severe Mental Illness - the results of the National Diabetes Audit review of the diabetic care of people with a severe mental illness, delivered by the Chair of the National Advisory Group
Dr Bob Young

15.00 Refreshments & Exhibition

Session 3: Management of Psychosis


15.30 The impact of smoking tobacco and cannabis on the care of people with a severe mental illness The role of PHCT in managing cardiovascular risk in severe mental illness          

Dr Louise Restrick

16:00 The role of the primary health care team in improving the health of people with a severe mental illness

Dr Sheila Hardy

16.30 Session 3: Q and A session

16:50 Chair’s closing remarks
Dr Alan Cohen

17.00 Close of the Conference

Whilst we endeavour to present the programme as advertised, we reserve the right to amend timings and content

VenueRCGP, 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB
Maximum capacity280
EmailRCGP Conferences
Phone020 3188 7658
ContactRCGP Conferences

Course programme

09:00                Coffee & Registration

 

09:30                Welcome by the Chair

                        Dr Alan Cohen

 

Session 1: Primary Care Mental Health

 

09:40                Primary care mental health

            Dr Maryanne Freer

 

10:10                What IAPT can do for you (and your patients)

Dr John Hague

 

10:40                Session 1: Q and A session

 

11:00                Refreshments & Exhibition

 

Session 2: Recent Advances in the Management of Depression

 

11:25                Use of antidepressants in Managing People with Depression

Dr David Kessler

 

11:55                Collaborative Care: what is it, and how does it fit into primary care

                         Prof Carolyn Chew-Graham

 

12.25                Session 2: Q and A session

 

12:45                Lunch & Exhibition

 

13.35                Management of Violence and Aggression

                         Mr Terry Heenan

 

Session 3: The Physical Health Care of those with a Severe Mental Illness

 

14.25                The diabetic care of people with a Severe Mental Illness - the results of the National Diabetes Audit review of the diabetic care of people with a severe mental illness,                                    delivered by the Chair of the National Advisory Group

Dr Bob Young

 

15.05                Refreshments & Exhibition

 

15.30                The Impact of smoking tobacco and cannabis on the respiratory health of those with a severe mental illness

Dr Louise Restrick

 

16:10                Educating the primary health care team to improve the physical health of people with severe mental illness

            Dr Sheila Hardy

 

16.40                Session 3: Q and A session

 

16:50                Chair’s closing remarks

                          Dr Alan Cohen

 

17.00                Close of the Conference

Facilities

  • Hearing Loop
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments
  • Wi-fi

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities

Email               RCGP Sponsorship

Phone              020 3188 7506

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