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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Standard pricing available until 22 June 2023.


RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£96.00 £57.00 £57.00 £57.00 £30.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£176.00 £105.00 £105.00 £55.00


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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

Chair: Dr Terry McLoughlin, Emergency Medicine Consultant

Psychology of the frontline

Dr Serra Pitts, Consultant Psychologist and Director of 87percent


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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