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Public Mental Health prevention - what works

10th May 2019, 12:00am - 12:00am , Derek Willoughby Theatre, Queen Marys University, Charterhouse Square

Time: 10am - 4pm


This conference brings together colleagues from the disciplines of Public Health and Psychiatry to consider how we might more effectively collaborate in the creation of better mental health for all. Come and hear about examples of innovative and effective approaches from the four nations of the United Kingdom, contribute to the debate and become part of a growing interdisciplinary movement.


09.15 - Registration and refreshments

10.00 - Welcome and House Keeping

10.10 - Health Creation - Lessons from history, vision for the future: Sir Harry Burns, Professor of Global Public Health, Strathclyde University

11.00 - Understanding the lifelong impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences: Dr Lynne McNiven, Public Health Department NHS Ayrshire & Arran and Dr Tamasin Knight, NHS Tayside

11.45 - Public Health approaches to alcohol; politics, partners and psychiatrists: Professor Joe Barry, Trinity College Dublin 

12.30 - Lunch

13.30 - Public Health and Psychiatry - a meeting of minds? Professor John Middleton, President FPH, Professor Wendy Burns, President RCPsych (facilitated by Neha Shah, Speciality Registrar in Public Health and Amabel Dessain, Speciality Registrar in Public Health)

13.50 - Time to listen to the experts: Dr Peter Byrne, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist, Royal London Hospital

14.30 - Social Prescribing in Tower Hamlets: Professor Sir Sam Everington, GP

15.15 - The Last Word – questions / suggestions, proposal for future events – collect feedback: Dr Woody Caan, Editor in Chief, Journal of Public Mental Health 

16:00 - Depart


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