Mental Health Research at the Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital – Research into Practice

Monday 14th March 2016, 1 – 5 pm

Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Institute of Child Health

30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

  • Mental ill-health affects 1 in 10 children and 80% of adult mental illness starts before age 18.
  • In the population of children with physical illness, rates of mental illness are up to seven-times higher.

Chair: Professor Roz Shafran


1.00 Otto Wolff Lecture: Professor Michael Sharpe

Integrating physical and mental health care: evidence-into-practice across the lifespan

2.00 Dr Isobel Heyman

Child mental health in a specialist children’s hospital – complex or simple?


2.25 Professor David Skuse

A step-change in Intellectual Disabilities research? The IMAGINE-ID project


2.50 Dr Naomi Dale

Cognitive and behavioural development in children with visual impairment: from identifying early multi-factorial risks to improving outcome


3.15 Tea break

3.40 Dr Penny Titman

Psychological outcomes following stem cell transplantation: understanding and managing the impact on children and their families


4.05 Dr Rachel Bryant-Waugh

Feeding and eating disorders: working towards improved patient pathways

4.30 Professor Peter Fonagy

From bench to bedside; can science help transform mental health services for children and young people?


5.00 Drinks in the Winter Garden


Pre-registration is required for this symposium. Please register your attendance via the doodle link  or email to reserve your place at this unique event.

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