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East Midlands Dementia Day

Date: Tuesday 12th December

Venue: Post Graduate Education Centre, City Hospital Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB

Fee: Delegate fee £100 with a special early bird rate £85 until 15th October 2017

A limited number of free places are available for carers, people with dementia and students (Please contact Dr Harrison Dening to apply).

The 4th East Midlands Dementia Day focuses on best practice and current issues in dementia care. Topics include hearing, brain imaging, communication, falls, acute hospital care, delirium, and end-of-life care. We include interactive workshops to share best practice and stimulate debate.

Please see flyer for further information

or contact:
Professor Rowan Harwood This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

or

Dr Karen Harrison Dening This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Research clinics at the Institute

Led by Shirley Mitchell, Head of Research and Innovation for Nottinghamshire Healthcare

Venue: Institute of Mental Health, Triumph Road, Nottingham NG7 2TU

Following the success of the previous research clinics further dates have been arranged to run the clinics again at the Institute which will be led by by someone from Notts Healthcare Trusts Research and Innovation Team.

The clinics aim to offer support to all researchers with the setting up and running of both service evaluation and research projects in Nottinghamshire Healthcare.

Clinics are scheduled to take place in a meeting room at IMH for the following dates and times:

13 December 10.00 – 12.00

Read more: Research clinics at the Institute

Centre for Dementia Series 2017

Click here for list of dates for future seminars

Click here for 2018 seminars

Date: 14 December 2017

Time: 11.30am – 12.30pm

Venue: Room A08, Institute of Mental Health, Triumph Road, Nottingham, NG7 2TU

Speaker: Professor Justine Schneider (University of Nottingham)

Title: What makes good home care for people with dementia?

Please click here for abstract

If you would like to attend any of the seminars then please e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BIGSPD 19th Annual Conference 2018

CARDIFF

Call for Papers - now open!

Date: 20th – 22nd March 2018

Venue: Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa 24-26 Newport Road, Cardiff CF24 0DD

This conference will feature a number of inspiring speakers on the latest developments in research on personality disorders and will be a fantastic opportunity to share best practice and work together to improve services for personality disorder.

Abstract submission is now open and will close at 5pm on Wednesday 22nd November 2017.

Please see the abstract guidelines and submission form for further information.

BIGSPD are keen to receive applications from academics, clinicians, service users and carers to present research projects, service development/evaluation projects and user involvement projects in the form of posters, oral presentations, symposia or workshops. Due to the earlier opening of abstract submission this year, they understand that some research projects may not yet have results, but anticipate having them by the time of the conference.

To visit the BIGSPD website please click here

To submit a paper please complete the abstract submission form (link above) and send to Karen Sugars This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  no later than 5pm on Wednesday 22nd November 2017

If you have any queries then please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Second UK mental disability law conference

This is a call for papers for the second UK Mental Disability Law Conference is due to take place at the University of Nottingham, 26-27 June 2018.

Mental disability law (including both mental health law and mental capacity law) in the UK has come into its own in recent years, and there is now a wide range of researchers active in the field, in a variety of disciplines, along with people with lived experience.

Papers are requested by 1 May 2018.

Read more: Second UK mental disability law conference

Post-Doctoral Writing Group

Meeting on the LAST Friday of every month 

Please see document for further details, dates and venue.

The aim of the group is to provide a dedicated time and space every month for staff to write. We will be evaluating the group in terms of new publications and other outputs so this is an important arm in the publication strategy of IMH/SoM to increase the quality and quantity of outputs.

 Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for further details

Forensic Mental Health Seminar Series 2017

About the seminars

Our Thursday lunchtime forensic seminars are held monthly at the IMH, 12.00 – 1.00pm.

Seminar topics include:
• Exploring staff-patient boundaries in secure settings
• Soft-core pornography in the media and how exposure to if affects males attitudes toward women and rape
• Patterns, experiences and mindsets of revenge in personality disordered offenders
• The Italian forensic psychiatric system

For more information:
View the flyer here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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