About this event

  • Date and time Fri 23 Jun 2023 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Emergency Medicine

Join us for an informative session on evidence-based interventions for treating mental health in emergency medicine departments, and gain a deeper understanding of the impact of mental health. Our discussion will cover a range of critical topics, including forensic psychiatry and violence in the emergency department.

By attending this event, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Acquire knowledge about the latest interventions and practices used to treat mental health
  • Enhance your understanding of various mental health issues
  • Explore how forensic approaches are implemented in the context of mental health.

Can’t attend in person on the day? This event is available to watch on-demand for up to 60 days. Please register for the pre-recorded webinar here. The link to watch the webinar will be sent via email within a week of the live in-person event.

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and Introduction

Dr Fleur Cantle, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Kings College

RCEM HIU updates

Dr Deon Louw, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Liaison psych

Dr Cecil Kullu, Liaison Psychiatry Consultant

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Everything you ever wanted to know about forensic psychiatry but were afraid to ask

Dr Marc Jeanneret, Forensic Psychiatry Consultant, East London NHS Foundation Trust

Forensic psych

Miss Megan McGee, A&E Liaison Mental Health Practitioner, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

Panel discussion
Prize Presentations Introduction

Dr Terry McLoughlin, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Liverpool

Prize presentation - ONEMED for Countess of Chester

Dr Ameer Pangarkar, Emergency Medicine Specialty Trainee 1, North West Midlands Deanery

Prize presentation - Reducing the number of inappropriately ordered Thyroid function tests in the Emergency Department using educational guidelines and EPIC software changes at the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (RDUH)

Miss Helena Bellmann, Medical Student, University of Exeter, Miss Harriet Jenner, Medical Student, University of Exeter and Mr Theodore Fleming, Medical Student, University of Exeter

Prize presentation - The A-E Initiative (presented virtually)

Ms Maria Fernandes, Mr Clark McDonald and Mr David Souter


Dr Sally Al-Bacheri, CAHMS Consultant

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Violence in the emergency department

Dr Eleanor Jones, Emergency Medicine Consultant, King's College Hospital

Complex case discussion

Dr Abhi Shetty, Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist, and Dr Mark Buchanan, Consultant in Emergency Medicine

Panel discussion
Closing remarks
Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Thursday 22 June 2023.  Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time

If the event is recorded, we are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. There is no guarantee that all sessions will be available after the event, this is at the presenter’s and RSM’s discretion.

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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