The PMHA annual winter meeting: 25th and 26th January 2018

This year’s programme is better than ever!

Thursday 25th January 2018

09:30 – 10:30 Check in, coffee and catching up with friends; new and old.

Symposium –  Autism Spectrum Disorder and its comorbidities

10:30 – 11:30 Making sense of sensory behaviour

Annemarie Sims, Occupational Therapist, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, London

11:30– 12:30 Neurological presentations in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Dr Gabriel Whitlingum, Consultant Paediatrician, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 14:30 Young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder at Forensic CAMH

Dr Jonathan Bigg, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Forensic CAMHS

14:30 – 15:30 Autism Spectrum Disorder and Mental Health

Dr Khalid Karim, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Leicester

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee

16:00 – 17:30 “Otto Wolff Memorial Lecture”

Attachment problems beyond infancy: over-diagnosed, but still a useful concept

Professor Stephen Scott, Professor of Child Health and Behaviour, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings’s College London


Baronial Hall, Highgate House

Friday 26th January 2018

8:30 – 9:15 PMHA AGM – All welcome

Symposium – Disordered Feeding and Eating

9:30 – 10:15 Avoidant & Restrictive Food Intake Disorder; development and diagnosis

Gillian Harris PhD, Consultant Paediatric Clinical Psychologist, Food Refusal Service, Birmingham and University of Birmingham

10:15 – 10:45   Coffee

10:45 – 11:30 Obesity, how much is in the mind?

Dr Billy White, Consultant Paediatrician, Consultant in Adolescent Diabetes & Obesity, University College London Hospitals

11:30 – 12:15 Systemic Therapy in Eating Disorders

Penny Hazell, Clinical Lead CAMH Eating Disorder Pathway, Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch

13:15 – 14:00 Structured, supported feeding admissions for Restrictive Eating Disorders on paediatric wards

Dr Karen Street, Consultant Paediatrician, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
14:00 – 16:00 WORKSHOPS: (60 minutes each)

Conversion Disorder

Dr Caroline Fertleman, Consultant Paediatrician, Whittington Health NHS Trust

Dr Lopa Winters, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Whittington Health NHS Trust

Schwartz Rounds: Multi-professional Reflective Practice on the challenges and rewards of healthcare

Dr Rory Conn, Consultant in Paediatric and Transitions Liaison Psychiatry, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital

16:00 – 16:15 Closing coffee

Apply here:

Or download the Paper application form Highgate 2018

For a Word file of the programme to send to all your colleagues, click Highgate 2018_14Sep17

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5 thoughts on “The PMHA annual winter meeting: 25th and 26th January 2018

  1. I would like some information about this conference

  2. Please add me to the list. I would like to attend
    R Dominic Croft

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