Current challenges in Secure Mental House

  • Location: St Andrew's Healthcare Essex
  • Start Date: 02nd December 2016 - 09:00am
  • End Date: 02nd December 2016 - 04:00pm

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St Andrew’s Healthcare and South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust invite you to our tenth annual PDP conference on secure metal health services to discuss current challenges clinicians face; with examples from a clinical and medicolegal perspective.

Our one day conference provides an opportunity for colleagues working in secure and general adult services across the East of England and neighbouring regions, to discuss and debate topical issues, hear from prominent speakers about developments in secure mental healthcare and to address some of the challenges we face in the field. It also gives opportunities for networking and learning from peers.


9.50 - 10.00       Welcome and introduction, Dr Samantha Dove, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, St Andrew’s Healthcare, Essex

10.00 - 11.00     The Highs and Lows of working with people who suffer from Personality Disorder, Dr Cleo Van Velsen MBBS MRCPsych, Member British Institute of Psychoanalysis, Consultant Psychiatrist in Forensic Psychotherapy, Millfields Unit

11.00 - 11.15     Questions and panel discussion

11.15 - 11.30     Refreshment Break

11.30 - 12.15     Transgender Patients In Secure Settings, Dr Philip Baker, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist & Associate Clinical Director for John Howard Centre East London NHS Foundation Trust

12.15 - 12.30     Questions and panel discussion

12.30 - 13.20     Lunch

13.20 - 13.30     Welcome back, Dr Vivek Bisht,  Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Brockfield House, South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

13.30 - 14.30     Consent after Montgomery, Dr Clementine Maddox,

14.30 - 14.45     Questions and panel discussion

14.45 - 15.00     Refreshment break

15.00 - 16.00     Assault with cardboard tube: how not to act as an expert, Professor Keith J.B. Rix, MPhil, LLM, MD, FRCPsych, Honorary Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Part time Lecturer, Department of Law, De Montfort University, Visiting Professor, Department of Postgraduate Medical Education, University of Chester   

16.00 - 16.15     Questions and panel discussion

16.15                 Close

This conference is now closed to new bookings.


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