About this event

  • Date and time Thu 15 Jul 2021 from 12:30pm to 1:20pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by General Practice with Primary Healthcare

In this final episode of the Mental health, wellbeing and primary care; current concerns and contemporary responses webinar series, Baroness Sheila Clare Hollins, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry of Learning Disability, St George's, University of London and Life Peer Cross Bencher, House of Lords, UK, and Kenny Gibson, National Head of Safeguarding, NHS, UK, will discuss how people with learning disabilities and safeguarding needs have been affected during the pandemic and how best to support them as we emerge from the current crisis.

This episode 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 in 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 the series. To claim your place 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.

Join in the conversation online using #RSMLive#RSMGPPC
Follow us on Twitter: @RoySocMed@rsmgppc

Key speakers

Baroness Sheila Clare Hollins

Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry of Learning Disability, St George's, University of London and Life Peer Cross Bencher, House of Lords, UK

Kenny Gibson

National Head of Safeguarding, NHS, UK

Speaker's biography

Kenny Gibson is the National Head of Safeguarding for the NHS, overseeing several portfolios including tackling abuse, exploitation, radicalisation and violence. He leads nationally on Contextual Safeguarding; Trauma Informed Care; Prevent in the NHS and Child Protection Information System. Having begun his NHS career as a laundry assistant in 1980 at a mental health unit, Kenny was encouraged to become a nursing assistant and then trained as a nurse and then a midwife. Kenny has held various operational, management and strategic posts in both community and public health but always with nursing at the heart of these roles. Prior to becoming the Head of Safeguarding for NHS England, Kenny was the Head of Public Health Commissioning for London. Kenny is passionate about connecting with and listening to patients, carers and health practitioners in order to improve services and experiences within the NHS, as well as to empower people about their own well-being.

Agenda

View the programme

Welcome and introduction

Ms Theresa Nash-Patel, Council Member, General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section, Royal Society of Medicine and
Dr Andrew Papanikitas, President, General Practice with Primary Healthcare Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Supporting vulnerable groups in and the emergence from, the emergence from the pandemic

Baroness Sheila Clare Hollins, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry of Learning Disability, St George's, University of London and Life Peer Cross Bencher, House of Lords

Vulnerable patients and safeguarding: Lessons learned from 2020

Kenny Gibson, National Head of Safeguarding, NHS

Questions and answers
Closing remarks and close of meeting

Ms Theresa Nash-Patel and Dr Andrew Papanikitas

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. 

Man searching computer

Join the RSM and get free access to digital learning resources

The RSM has an extensive digital learning and online e-resources platform. As a member you'll enjoy free access to a wealth of online  resources, including 5,000 subscription and open access e-journals, 2,000 e-books and 5 key medical databases, to support your clinical decision-making and research.

Become a member