Hot Topics in Psychiatry Dublin (September 2017 – April 2018)


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Approved for 2 External CPD credits per meeting


October 26, 2017 6:30 pm
October 26, 2017 8:30 pm
Ashling Hotel Dublin, Parkgate Street, Dublin, Ireland   View map
01 634 4375

2017/18 Hot Topics in Psychiatry


2017 Dates: Thursday 26th October & Thursday 7th December

2018 Dates: Thursdays 11th January, 8th February, 22nd March & 26th April

TIME: 6:30pm – 8:30pm (Registration & Coffee 6.00pm – 6:30pm)
VENUE: Ashling Hotel, Parkgate St, Dublin 8 (Click here for directions)
CPD: Approved for 2 External CPD credits per meeting


Preliminary Programme

Thursday 26th October 2017 How to Assess for Dementia in People with Long Term Mental Illness



Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson’s

Dr Mary Cosgrave
Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist
North Dublin Mental Health Service 


Dr John O’Donovan
Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist
Saint John of God Hospital, Dublin

Thursday 7th December 2017 Suicide Mitigation: compassion and governance




This meeting is supported by the National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP).  The registration fee is €30.  All registration fees for this meeting will be passed to the Peter McVerry Trust as a charitable donation to support their work.

Dr Alys Cole-King
Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist, Betsi Cadwaladr University Board & Clinical Director, Connecting with People 


Mr Steve Gilbert
Associate Trainer for Connecting with People & Serious Mental Illness Living Experience Consultant


Supported by the National Office for Suicide Prevention

Thursday 11th January
Psychiatry in the Courtroom: History and Current Considerations



The Mental Health Act, 2001 in Practice: The role of the legal representative

Dr Ronan Mullaney
Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist
National Forensic Mental Health Service 


Ms Aine Hynes
Partner in St.John Solicitors & President of the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association

Thursday 8th February
Perinatal Psychiatry Dr Roch Cantwell
Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist & Lead Clinician, National Perinatal Mental Health Network, NHS Scotland 


Prof Anthony McCarthy
Consultant Psychiatrist, St Vincent’s University Hospital & National Maternity Hospital, Dublin

View Preliminary Programme for all 2017/18 Hot Topics Dates

Fees (Except December Meeting – see above):

  • CPsychI members: €30 per meeting
  • Psychiatrists (Non-CPsychI members): €90 per meeting
  • Other Specialties (Non-Psychiatrists): €50 per meeting
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