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The Lancashire Study Day
Women & Mental Health
Thursday 30th May 2002


Hosted by

Lancashire Postgraduate School of Medicine and Health, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

Keynote speaker

Prof. John Cox, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Additional speakers
Dr. Angelica Wieck, Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust
Prof. William Bingley, University of Central Lancashire
Dr Margaret Bamforth, Halton General Hospital NHS Trust
Dr Sheena Pollet, Halton General Hospital NHS Trust
Prof. Dora Kohen, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust &
University of Central Lancashire

Awareness and recognition of women's mental health issues have been promoted by
the production of national documents such as the NHS Plan, the NSF for Women and Mental Health and the confidential Enquiry of "Why women die?", and a document on Domestic Violence.

In particular, perinatal psychiatric problems have been highlighted, these are
an area of interest to professionals including Psychiatrists, General
Practitioners, Obstetricians, Health Visitors, Midwives, Community Psychiatric
Nurses and Social Workers.

The Lancashire Study Day for Women and Mental Health has been organised to
promote the issue of women's mental health in the perinatal period. The aim is
to underline the problems of motherhood and to host a multi-disciplinary
discussion of problems, possible solutions and future service provision.

Who should attend: -

Trainee Psychiatrists
Consultant Psychiatrists
Women & Mental Health Unit Managers
General Practitioners
Health Visitors
Practice Nurses
Midwives
Local Mental Health Strategy Co-ordinators
Nursery Nurses
Social Workers
Members of Voluntary Organisations
Members of Self Help Groups


Draft Conference Programme

9.30 - 10.00am Registration and coffee

Chair - Professor Peter Aggett Head of Lancashire Postgraduate School of Medicine and Health Co-Chair - Professor Dora Kohen Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust and Lancashire Postgraduate School of Medicine and Health


10.00 - 10.15am
Welcome - Professor Peter Aggett & Professor Dora Kohen


10.15 - 11.15am
Professor Cox, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
Topic - Implementing Recommendations of the Confidential Inquiry into Maternal
Deaths; Primary and Secondary Prevention. Can It Be Done?


11.15 - 11.45am Coffee


11.45 - 12.30am
Dr Angelica Wieck, Consultant Psychiatrist and Lead Clinician, South Manchester
University Hospitals NHS Trust
Topic - Assessment of Parenting in Women with Severe Mental Illness


12.30 - 1.15pm
Professor William Bingley, University of Central Lancashire
Topic - Women, Mental Health and the Use of Compulsion


1.15 - 2.15pm Lunch


2.15 - 2.45pm
Dr Margaret Bamforth, Halton General Hospital NHS Trust
Topic - The Impact of Maternal Mental Illness on Children & Families
(Adolescents' Perspective)


2.45 - 3.15pm
Dr Sheena Pollet, Halton General Hospital NHS Trust
Topic - The Impact of Maternal Mental Illness on Children & Families
(Psychotherapists' Perspective)


3.15 - 4.00pm
Professor Dora Kohen, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust and Postgraduate
School of Medicine and Health
Topic - The Future of Mother and Baby Services


4.00 - 4.15pm Questions & Answers

4.15pm Close


For more information or a booking form please contact Emma Woodward, Conference Officer on Tel - +44 (0) 1772 892250 or e-mail awoodward@uclan.ac.uk

Or to Download a Booking Form Please Click Here

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