PPH 2017: Practical ways to improve physical healthcare for people with mental illness is a one day CPD certified conference examining the challenges of identifying and managing physical health issues in mental health patients. It will provide practical guidance on how you can improve the physical healthcare of your patients that will translate into clinical practice. This conference aims to bring together specialists involved in all aspects of psychiatric care including those who specialise in child and adolescent psychiatry, old age psychiatry, and liaison psychiatry, along with general practitioners, mental health pharmacists, psychiatric nurses and all trainees in these disciplines.

This year we topics will include:

-          Improving physical health checks for people who experience serious mental illness (SMI);

-          Dementia and delirium: recognition and management for elderly patients with SMI;

-          Outcomes for drug treatment in Psychosis: targeted interventions to tackle metabolic syndrome;

-          Sexual and reproductive health: a medical update;

-          A guide to Neurological issues (epilepsy, dementia & Parkinson’s)- deciding when to escalate;

-          Management of oral health in people with SMII;

-          Cardiovascular disease: spotting abnormalities on the ECG and

-          Breathing SPACE- a practical approach to the breathless patient.

The programme and event has been organised by the Mark Allen Healthcare group, London.


We are delighted to confirm the following speakers:

Peter Pratt- Chief Pharmacist, Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust Professor

Dr Bart Sheehan- Consultant in Psychological Medicine, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Kate Dale-Honorary Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) Yorkshire & Humber and Honorary Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust

Chris Naylor- Senior Fellow in Health Policy, The Kings Fund

For more information please visit our website:

We look forward to welcoming you on 7th December 2017!

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