About this event

  • Date and time Fri 30 Jun 2023 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Emergency Medicine

Make sure to join us to learn about the evidenced-based interventions that can be used to treat mental health in emergency medicine departments.

By attending, you will:

  • Learn about the latest interventions and practices used to treat mental health
  • Gain a greater understanding of a variety of mental health issues
  • Explore how forensics is used in the context of mental health

This pre-recorded webinar will be available seven days after the in-person event on Friday 23 June 2023. Registered event participants will receive the link to the recording via email on Friday 30 June 2023  to watch on-demand for up to 60 days. 

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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
Comfort 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
Lunch break
Prize presentation - ONEMED for Countess of Chester

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

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

Psychology of the frontline



Dr Sally Al-Bacheri, CAHMS Consultant

Panel discussion
Comfort 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
Prize presentation - The A-E Initiative

Ms Maria Fernandes, Mr Clark McDonald and Mr David Souter



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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