Psychiatry for General Practitioners Study Day - Programme for 15th May

For bookings and enquiries please contact Jenny Dollard


Venue: The Richard Doll Building Lecture Theatre, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LF



09:00 – 09:30         Registration

09:30 – 10:00         How to assess violence risk in our patients

                                  Dr Seena Fazel, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

10:00 - 10:30          Should GP’s take over memory clinics?

                                  Professor Klaus Ebmeier, Foundation Chair of Old Age Psychiatry

10:30 – 11:00         Updates on prescribing for depression and anxiety

                                  Professor Philip Cowen, Professor of Psychopharmacology

11:00 – 11:30         Refreshments

11:30 – 12:00         Treating mothers with postnatal depression, supporting their

                                  parenting and their children's development 

                                  Professor Alan Stein, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

12:00 – 12:30         Early intervention for psychosis

                                  Dr Belinda Lennox, Senior Clinical Researcher, Psychiatry

12:30 – 13:00         Treating distress at the end of life

                                  Dr Tim Harrison, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Sobell House Hospice

13:00 – 14:00         Buffet lunch – Atrium

14:00 – 14:30         Eating disorders

                                  Professor Christopher Fairburn, Professor of Psychiatry

14:30 – 15:00         Problem use of painkillers

                                  Dr Jane Quinlan, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Acute Pain

                                  Management, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

15:00 – 15:30         How should psychiatrists liaise with GP’s?

                                  Professor Tom Burns, Professor of Social Psychiatry

15:30 – 16:00         Refreshments

16:00                       Close