PMHA at Highgate: Last chance to book!

Thursday 31st January 2019: Infant and Early Years Mental Health

Friday 1st February 2019: Adolescent Mental Health

Very few places left for overnight stay, so if you want to come to the whole meeting, or Thursday night for Friday’s meeting, book now! 

You can still book online by clicking here.

If you have any problems, please contact Karen Saunders
Work: 01249 456517
Mobile: 07779 454575
karensaunders98@gmail.com


Upcoming Event:

Conference at RSM (Paediatrics and Child Health Section) 

Mental health / Learning together – lsp study day

16th April 2019, Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE

This fantastic meeting aimed at students, trainees and consultants will bring together specialists from both paediatrics and child and adolescent mental health services.

Covering a wide range of topics, including practical approaches to mental health crises and self-harm management of eating disorders, medically unexplained symptoms, and somatisation disorders and therapeutic approaches.

This will be a wonderful opportunity to network and learn together across specialties about the current management of mental health conditions in children and young people

This meeting will develop an understanding of the key priorities in child and adolescent mental health, and provide information and practical advice on diagnostic and management issues, and encourage multidisciplinary discussion and learning.

Topics include:

  • Diagnosis and management of common psychiatric disorders, including medically unexplained symptoms and somatoform disorder.
  • The current epidemiology of child and adolescent mental health.
  • The medical management of eating disorders.
  • The role of the paediatrician in an acute mental health crises and emergency department presentations of acute psychiatric illness.
  • The role of the paediatrician following self-harm and explore ways to make it meaningful and helpful for young people.
  • Overlap between mental and physical ill health and what can be done about it.

For more information visit https://www.rsm.ac.uk/events/pdm12

Upcoming Events:

Implementing & Monitoring Adherence to the 2018 NICE Quality Standard for Eating Disorders

Friday 5 April 2019, DeVere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on effective implementation and adherence to the New NICE Quality Standard for Eating Disorders published in September 2018. The quality standard covers assessment, treatment, monitoring and care for children, young people and adults with an eating disorder. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. Attending this event will give you the opportunity to hear practical advice and tips on implementing changes to your service to ensure compliance with the new NICE Quality Standard for Eating Disorders.

For further information and to book your place, visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/eating-disorders or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20pmha when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request).

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CAMHS National Summit 2019: Improving Accessibility & Recovery Outcomes

Monday 1 April 2019, DeVere West One Conference Centre, London

The 2019 Annual Child and Adolescent Mental Health Summit will focus on the important issue of transforming CAMHS service; improving accessibility and recovery outcomes. Panel Members Include: Dr Bernadka Dubicka Chair, Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists.

For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/camhs-summit or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

20% discount is available by quoting ref:hcuk20pmha when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request).


Preventing Suicide in Young People & Children

Friday 1 February 2019 De Vere West One Conference Centre, London 

Chaired by Karen Mellanby, Director of Networks and Communities, Mind, and with opening presentations from a young patient leader, the Royal College of Psychiatrists and NHS England, this one day conference will look at how you can reduce preventable suicides and save young lives in your service.

Through national updates, case studies from multi-agency settings and lived experience insight, this conference aims to set the scene for progress already being made and what needs to change to implement the National Inquiry key recommendations, in line with the Five Year Forward View for improved young people’s mental health care.

 20% discount is available by quoting ref: hcuk20pmha when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)

For further information and to book your place visit https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/preventing-suicide-in-young-people-and-children or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Help identify priorities for preventing suicide amongst autistic people 

On average, autistic people are nine times more likely to die by suicide than non-autistic people. Leading researchers and charities are looking for health professionals, policy makers and service providers to join autistic people and their families in helping shape future prevention plans.

Please consider completing this online survey about priorities for research and policy:

Complete the Survey

The project is led by Dr Sarah Cassidy at Nottingham University with support from Newcastle and Coventry Universities, the UK’s autism research charity Autistica, the NIHR’s James Lind Alliance and international autism research organisation INSAR.