About this event

  • Date and time Fri 23 Feb 2024 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Psychiatry

Join us for this thought-provoking webinar, part of the Mind Matters Series which will bring to the attention of attendees the most important and critical issues in psychiatry today. These matters were discussed in the successful Radio 4 six-episode series, Is Psychiatry Working? earlier in 2023. The BBC have commissioned a second series for 2024. This is an opportunity for attendees to meet and discuss these topical issues with Femi Oyebode and Horatio, the joint presenters of the BBC series.

The issues discussed will be of interest to professionals who work in mental health services and the general public. The outcomes will include a better understanding of psychiatric disorders, the clinical responses to them and the difficulties that adversely influence care. This is a unique opportunity to hear Femi Oyebode and Horatio Clare talk about their successful BBC Radio 4 series.

The aim of this meeting is to enable participants to fully understand the current controversies in the practice of psychiatry. The format will follow the structure of the BBC Radio 4 programme Is Psychiatry Working? This will include responses to mental health crisis, the use of mental health legislation, the role of diagnosis in practice, drug treatments, psychotherapy, and recovery from illness. Joint presenters of the radio series, Femi Oyebode and Horatio Clare will be joined by Dr Gordana Milavic.

By attending this meeting, you will:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the current controversies in clinical psychiatry. 
  • Become aware of the role and limitations of diagnostic practice in psychiatry. 
  • Understand the origins of the development of modern drug treatments in psychiatry and the associated limitations and problems.  

This is a part of the Mind Matters webinar series presented by the RSM Psychiatry section. This webinar is CPD accredited.

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 60 days for those that watch the recording.

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued 7 days after the webinar.
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Registration for this webinar will close 1 hour prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 1 hour before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live webinar, via 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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