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Accredited peer support training in London

The Institute, with partners, is hosting an accredited 11-day peer support training programme in London. The training runs from October to December 2017.

Further details and booking information available on the course flyer.

pdfPeer support course flyer

Consultation Events - Health & Self- Management for Carers of People Living with Dementia

Venue: Room A08. The Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham Innovation Park, Triumph Road, Nottingham NG7 2TU.

Time: 12:30 pm to 4:45 pm

This event is an afternoon discussion about how we can improve the health support provided for family carers of people with dementia in Nottinghamshire.

The activity is part of a project funded by the Nottinghamshire County Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).

Anyone who is (or used to be) a family carer, health or social care professional, policy maker, support worker, experienced volunteer, community support group leader, researcher and commissioners can attend.

Attendance allowances for family carers: Family carers will receive a £20 voucher plus reimbursement of travel costs.

One date remaining in this series:  23 October 2017.

Registration: Please complete the registration form and return to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by e-mail OR by post FAO Dr Deborah Oliveira, D floor, The Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham Innovation Park, Triumph Road, Nottingham NG7 2TU OR by telephone: 0115 74 84306.

More information can be found here

Centre for Dementia Series 2017

Click here for list of dates for future seminars

Date: 9 November 2017

Time: 11.30am – 12.30pm

Venue: Room A08, Institute of Mental Health, Triumph Road, Nottingham, NG7 2TU

Speaker: Dr Deborah Oliveira (University of Nottingham)

Title:Dementia Quality of Life Scale for Older Family Carers

Please click here for abstract

If you would like to attend any of the seminars then please e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Trent Study Day: Perspectives on radicalisation

Date: Wednesday 29th November 2017, 9.00 - 3.30pm

Venue: Mike Harris Learning and Development Centre, Rampton Hospital, Retford, Nottinghamshire NG22 0PD

Cost: £95.00
There are funded places available for Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust employed staff, allocated on a first come first served basis.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Dr Vince Egan (University of Nottingham)
  • Dr Paul Gill (Senior Lecturer at UCL)
  • Professor Jeremy Coid (Professor of Forensic Psychiatry at Queen Mary University of London)
  • Professor Wyn Rees (University of Nottingham)
  • Detective Inspector Matthew Williamson (lead for the East Midlands Prevent Programme)
  • PC Asif Mohammed (Prevent Officer)

Trent Study Day is an annual conference which is hosted by the Forensic Services Division of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Mental Health.

The conference is aimed at professionals working in the field of forensic mental health and the criminal justice system including clinicians, managers, commissioners and others.

Please see flyerfor further information on the conference and the topics that will be covered.

If you would like to attend then please complete and return the registration form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by no later than 15th November 2017

MindTech Mental Health Symposium 2017

NIHR MindTech HTC Mental Health Symposium 2017

Date: 7 December 2017

Venue: Royal College of Physicians, Regent’s Park, London

Digital Technology in Practice

The adoption of technology in mental healthcare has the potential to improve access, result in more efficient and flexible services and improve outcomes. The NIHR MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) mental health technology symposium 2017 brings together leaders in clinical practice, patient experience, academic research, industry and technology development to address the key challenges in building a faster evidence-base to support implementation of new technologies in mental healthcare.

Further information and booking details on the MindTech website.

East Midlands Dementia Day

Date: Tuesday 12th December

Venue: Post Graduate Education Centre, City Hospital Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB

Fee: Delegate fee £100 with a special early bird rate £85 until 15th October 2017

A limited number of free places are available for carers, people with dementia and students (Please contact Dr Harrison Dening to apply).

The 4th East Midlands Dementia Day focuses on best practice and current issues in dementia care. Topics include hearing, brain imaging, communication, falls, acute hospital care, delirium, and end-of-life care. We include interactive workshops to share best practice and stimulate debate.

Please see flyer for further information

or contact:
Professor Rowan Harwood This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

or

Dr Karen Harrison Dening This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

Post-Doctoral Writing Group

Meeting on the LAST Friday of every month 

Please see flyer for further details, dates and venue.

The aim of the group is to provide a dedicated time and space every month for staff to write. We will be evaluating the group in terms of new publications and other outputs so this is an important arm in the publication strategy of IMH/SoM to increase the quality and quantity of outputs.

 Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for further details

Research clinics at the Institute

Led by Shirley Mitchell, Head of Research and Innovation for Nottinghamshire Healthcare

Venue: Institute of Mental Health, Triumph Road, Nottingham NG7 2TU

Following the success of the previous research clinics further dates have been arranged to run the clinics again at the Institute which will be led by by someone from Notts Healthcare Trusts Research and Innovation Team.

The clinics aim to offer support to all researchers with the setting up and running of both service evaluation and research projects in Nottinghamshire Healthcare.

Clinics are scheduled to take place in a meeting room at IMH for the following dates and times:

14 November 14.00  – 16.00
13 December 10.00 – 12.00

There will be four x30 minute sessions available per date and the meetings will be on a one to one basis.

The team will be offering advice on the relevant approval processes for research and service evaluation within the Trust, including relevant approvals, the IRAS process and authorisations from clinical services.

To book your free 30 minute slot, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your preferred date and an indication of what it is you would like to discuss at the meeting.

Forensic Mental Health Seminar Series 2017

About the seminars

Our Thursday lunchtime forensic seminars are held monthly at the IMH, 12.00 – 1.00pm.

Seminar topics include:
• Exploring staff-patient boundaries in secure settings
• Soft-core pornography in the media and how exposure to if affects males attitudes toward women and rape
• Patterns, experiences and mindsets of revenge in personality disordered offenders
• The Italian forensic psychiatric system

For more information:
View the flyer here or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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