About this event

  • Date and time Wed 17 May 2023 from 8:30am to 5:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Occupational Medicine, Society of Occupational Medicine

Make sure to join us at this event to better understand neurodiversity and how it can be supported in the workplace. We’ll be exploring the different types of neurodiversity, what can be put in place to support and encourage neurodiversity in the workplace, and what the future looks like in terms of best practice. 

By attending, you will:

  • Learn about current best practice on neurodiversity in the workplace
  • Understand and be able to demonstrate in practice identifying dyslexia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia, ADHD, OCD, and more
  • Learn how to invest better in neurodiversity in workplaces, ensuring a supportive environment for new starters and teams

Book to attend this event in person or virtually. To view the rates and agenda, please select your preference below. 

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Tickets (In Person)

Early bird pricing available until 05 April 2023.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£77.00 £46.00 £46.00 £46.00 £24.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee SOM Fellow SOM Member SOM Associate SOM Retired SOM Trainee Student SOM Student
£141.00 £84.00 £84.00 £77.00 £77.00 £46.00 £46.00 £46.00 £44.00 £24.00

Tickets (Virtual)

Early bird pricing available until 05 April 2023.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Retired Fellow RSM Associate RSM Trainee RSM Student
£72.00 £43.00 £43.00 £43.00 £23.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP / SAS Doctors AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee SOM Member SOM Fellow SOM Associate SOM Retired SOM Trainee Student SOM Student
£132.00 £79.00 £79.00 £72.00 £72.00 £43.00 £43.00 £43.00 £41.00 £23.00

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and Introduction

Chair: Dr Shriti Pattani, SOM President

Diagnosing neurodiversity

Dr Nancy Doyle

Neurodiversity and the law

Diana Kloss, MBE

Panel discussion
Tea and coffee break
Introduction to the Apothecaries lecture
Apothecaries Lecture
Presentation of the Apothecaries Medal by the Master of the Apothecaries

Professor Raymond Agius

Lunch
Afternoon introduction

Dr Mike Goldsmith, President, Occupational Health Section, Royal Society of Medicine

What should workplaces put in place with regard to neurodiversity support?

Dr Aidan Healy, Chair, Lexxic  

Supporting neurodiversity in the NHS

Dr Kaul Harjinder, Consultant in Occupational Medicine

Panel discussion

Paul Deemer, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, NHS Employers and Karen Phillpotts, Quality & Clinical Standards, MSK Lead 

Tea and coffee break
What should occupational health advise regarding neurodiversity?

 Caroline Turner

Closing remarks
Close of meeting
Drinks reception

Location

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

Registration for this event will close at 1:00am on Tuesday 16 May 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 presenters 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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