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Meeting the needs of patients – pharmacy and mental health care

  August 17, 2009  
Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, London, London
Thursday 12 November 2009

10.00 Registration and coffee

10.25 Introduction by the Chair

Session 1 Awareness of mental health
10.30 Key-note presentation - The treatment of depression: a challenge for all
Celia Feetam, University of Aston

Session 2 Pharmacy and mental health care
11.30 The impact of pharmacy in the care of mental health patients
Jean Logan, Pharmacist

12.00 Lunch

Session 3 Considerations for pharmacists in mental health - practical rotating workshops
13.00 Communicating with mental health patients
Dan White, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

13.45 Medication adherence
Caroline Parker, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust

This workshop will discuss what pharmacists can do to help improve adherence.

14.30 Coffee

14.45 Good mental health promotion and healthier lifestyle intervention
Jennifer Melville, East London NHS Foundation Trust

This workshop will focus on the challenges presented by patients with other health problems associated with mental
illness (alcoholism, smoking cessation, weight management etc.) and will equip delegates with the skills to provide
healthier lifestyle intervention and promotion.

15.30 Across the boundaries – ensuring seamless patient care across the healthcare sectors
Dawn Price, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Trust

This workshop will focus on the integration of pharmacy into care pathways for mental health. Delegates will consider
how mental health care should follow the patient.

16.15 Closing comments by the Chair

16.20 Close of conference

Organized by: Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
Invited Speakers: see programme
Deadline for Abstracts: n/a
Registration: See brochure
E-mail: events@rpsgb.org
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