About this event

  • Date and time Thu 17 Jun 2021 from 12:30pm to 1:20pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by General Practice with Primary Healthcare

The second episode of the Mental health, wellbeing and primary care; current concerns and contemporary responses webinar series will hear Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham, Professor of General Practice Research, Keele University, Honorary Professor of Primary Care Mental Health, Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust, UK, discuss the manifestation and impact of long COVID-19 in the healthcare setting and how to respond to the new mental health and wellbeing crisis. And Dr Alkis Velivasis, Perinatal Consultant Psychiatrist, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust, UK, discuss how COVID-19 has affected all aspects of a woman's perinatal journey. Dr Velivasis will use case studies and contemporary experience to explore the role of the perinatal mental health service and primary care.

Join this session to understand the concerns for supporting patient’s mental health and wellbeing who have contracted COVID-19, and acute or (not of) long COVID throughout their journey.  This series will have two 15-minute expert briefings followed by Q&A, and post-presentation reflections for each session.

This webinar will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Explore how people of all ages have support for mental health and wellbeing
  • Develop consultation skills on how individuals with mental health conditions are understood and voiced in consultations, but also voiced locally and nationally 
  • Recognise resources available to collectively create environments where practitioners, services users and their families can flourish safely

CPD learning applied.

There are 50 student bursary places available for each episode in this series. To claim your bursary email gp@rsm.ac.uk from your university email address.

This webinar is part of the Mental health, wellbeing and primary care; current concerns and contemporary responses series. This series consists of 3 episodes over 3 months and will see respected speakers deliver 15-minute expert briefings highlighting current mental health and wellbeing issues from clinicians to patients.

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Key speakers

Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham

Professor of General Practice Research, Keele University, Honorary Professor of Primary Care Mental Health, Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust and Honorary Professor of Primary Care, University of Manchester, UK

Dr Alkis Velivasis

Dr Alkis Velivasis

Perinatal Consultant Psychiatrist, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Agenda

View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Mrs Kathryn Yates, Director for Primary Care Nursing, Workforce Transformation and Innovation, Londonwide Local Medical Committees and
Ms Theresa Nash, Associate Professor in Nursing and Founder, Heritage2Health (H2H) Buddy Scheme

Mental health and long COVID in primary care

Professor Carolyn Chew-Graham, Professor of General Practice Research, Keele University, Honorary Professor of Primary Care Mental Health, Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust and Honorary Professor of Primary Care, University of Manchester

The perinatal journey in the era of COVID-19: Challenges in mental health care provision

Dr Alkis Velivasis, Perinatal Consultant Psychiatrist, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

Questions and answers
Closing remarks and close of meeting

Mrs Jeshni Amblum-Almer and Mrs Kathryn Yates

Location

Online

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

This webinar will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar 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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