Medical matters! What do Psychiatrists need to know about...?

Professor Fiona Gaughran, Dr Toby Pillinger, Professor Beverley Hunt, Dr Sophie Harris, Dr Conor Maquire

75 minutes


June 2022



The session is designed to provide a brief summary of what we as psychiatrists should think of and do when we come across medical problems in a mental health setting. The speakers are clinical leaders who will cover topics including Diabetes and Venous Thrombosis, along with rapid tips on physical health in the Mental Health of Older Adults ward

Chair: Professor Fiona Gaughran, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and King’s College London and Dr Toby Pillinger, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and King’s College London

Reducing the risk of hospital associated venous thromboembolism in psychiatric settings - Professor Beverley Hunt OBE, King’s Healthcare Partners and Medical Director of Thrombosis UK

What do psychiatrists need to know about diabetes management? - Dr Sophie Harris, Consultant Diabetologist, King’s College Hospital and Deputy Clinical Director, Health Innovation Network

Rapid tips on physical health in the mental health of older adults ward - Dr Conor Maguire, Consultant Geriatrician, Western General Hospital Edinburgh and International Vice President, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh



Non-Member: £34

Member: £23

Higher Trainees/SAS Doctors: £18

Core Trainees/Subsided*/Retired/Medical Students/FY Doctors: £12




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