€40 – €75

Founder’s Day Conference 2017 - Swift & Addiction

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Swift Lecture Theatre

St Patrick's University Hospital

James’ Street, Dublin 8

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Each year St Patrick’s Mental Health Services hosts its annual conference to mark the legacy of its Founder, Jonathan Swift, and his vision for excellence and innovation in mental health care.

This year’s Founder's Day will be held on the 350th anniversary of Jonathan Swift’s birthday, with a focus on Swift & Addiction

When: Thursday 30th November 2017
Where: St Patrick’s University Hospital, James’ Street, Dublin 8

Founder’s Day is our most prestigious annual event celebrating excellence in clinical practice in mental health. It brings together academics, clinicians, members of the multi-disciplinary teams and service users.



Programme

8.15am – 9am Registration

9am-9.15am Welcome – Paul Gilligan, CEO St Patrick’s Mental Health Services


Swift

9.15- 09.45 - Prof. Jim Lucey, medical director of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services
From Jonathan Swift to St Patrick’s 2017

09.45 – 10:15 - Brendan Twomey, history department, Trinity College Dublin
Swift and the origins of St Patrick’s Hospital

10:15 – 10.45 – Break


Addiction

10.45 -11.25am – Dr. Conor Farren, at St Patrick's Mental Health Services
Technology and the treatment of alcohol misuse

11.25am – 12.05pm – Dr. Peter Rice, chair of Scottish health action on alcohol problems (SHAAP)
Getting the best buys in the shopping basket: improving mental health through alcohol policy

12.05pm – 12.45pm Rolande Anderson, alcohol/addiction counsellor
For bitter, for worse


LUNCH 12.45pm – 1.45pm


Ministerial Presentation 1.45pm –2.pm Minister Jim Daly TD, minister of state at the department of health

Plenary Lecture

2.pm – 3.pm - Prof Marcin Wojnar, head of the department of psychiatry at the University of Warsaw

3pm – 3.30pm Break


Lived Lives

3.30pm Lived Lives Lecture
Followed by Optional Lived Lives Tour at 4pm.
Tour is free of charge, however, booking is required. You will receive an Eventbrite invitation to attend closer to the date. Tour is limited to 20 people.


ADMISSION FEES

Early Bird Price for Consultants and GPs: €75
Early Bird Price for Nurses, Trainees, Allied Health Professionals and Others : €40

Early Bird Rates apply until 30th September!

Awaiting CPD approval


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St Patrick's University Hospital

James’ Street, Dublin 8

Dublin

Ireland

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