Conferences and events in 2018

For more information about the conferences listed, please click on links in the headings.

2018 RCGP/SMMGP conference | ROAD TO RECOVERY: POLITICAL DESTINATION OR PATIENT JOURNEY? | 29/30.11.18 | LONDON

The conference will be a two-day event this year, on Thursday 29th and Friday 30th November 2018 at RCGP, 30 Euston Square, London. See you there. 

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr Prun Bijral (Medical Director, Change, Grow, Live)
  • Pete Burkinshaw (Alcohol and Drug Treatment and Recovery Lead, Public Health England)
  • Dr Anne Connolly (GP - Bradford)
  • Phil Harris (Trainer and researcher)
  • Professor Sir John Strang (Professor of Addictions, King's College)
  • Dr Owen Bowden-Jones (Consultant, Addiction Psychiatry)
  • Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones (Consultant Psychiatrist, Lead Clinician, National Problem Gambling Clinic).
  • Poorna Bell (Author and Journalist)
  • Thomas Jones (Senior Addictions Liaison Nurse, South London & Maudsley NHS FT)
  • Dr Stephen Willott (Chair, GP - Nottingham)

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2018 SSA ANNUAL CONFERENCE| 08/09.11.18 | NEWCASTLE

The PhD Symposium will be held prior to the conference on Wednesday 7 November. The society lecture will be given by Professor Antoni Gual of the Clínic Hospital of Barcelona.

Online booking and programme details on the conference website.

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Symposium on Baclofen for  the management of alcohol dependence and alcohol-related harm | 19.11.18 | EDINBURGH

Cullen Suite, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ

AIM: To debate the role of baclofen in the management of alcohol dependence and the prevention of alcohol related harm.

Topics will include:
          Presentation of international consensus document about its best use
          Baclofen in homeless populations

This symposium is supported by Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems to tie in with 8th European Alcohol Policy Conference (8EAPC) 20-21 November 2018. 

The symposium is free of charge but limited to 30 places. Please contact Dr Annie McCloud at  annie@ARForum.eu to book. 

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6th HEALTH & JUSTICE SUMMIT: SAFETY THROUGH CONTINUITY | 31.01.19 | LIVERPOOL

A 2 day summit jointly organised by the RCGP Secure Environments Group, Broadmoor, Ashworth and Rampton high secure hospitals, Spectrum, Care UK, NHS England, Martindale Pharma, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, HMP Berwyn, West London Mental Health Trust, Mersey Care NHS Trust.

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2019 Annual Conference: Celebrating 10 Years of ATSAC

Saturday 26th January 2019
Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ.

Book your place now on our exciting one-day annual conference designed for therapists, practitioners and researchers who are interested in learning more about working with sexual addiction and compulsivity.

Hear from eminent experts and attend workshops on related topics. With three different keynote speakers and eight workshops, you can select the workshops relevant to your area of interest.

Tickets now on sale - Book by 1st December for Earlybird rates.