Hot Topics Webinars – Thursdays 15th April & 20th May 2021

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Approved for 2 External or Internal CPD credits per webinar


April 15, 2021 6:30 pm
April 15, 2021 8:30 pm
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Hot Topics Webinars – Thursdays 15th April & 20th May 2021

TIME: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
VENUE: Zoom Webinar
CPD: Approved for 2 External or Internal CPD credits per webinar


Preliminary Details:

Hot Topics Webinar:  Thursday 15th April, 6.30pm-8.30pm, Zoom (2 external or internal CPD credits)
Topic: Good Record-Keeping for the Psychiatrist – legal and regulatory aspects: what you need to know
We’re delighted to welcome a panel of expert speakers to present and discuss medical records and data protection law, mental health litigation and case examples, mental health commission requirements. With extended time for questions from the audience, this webinar will be highly relevant and will address many important medico-legal issues encountered by psychiatrists.
Mr Simon Mills, Senior Counsel, specialist in Medical Law – Data Protection Law and Medical Records
Ms Olive Doyle, Byrne Wallace Solicitors, specialist in Healthcare Law – Medical Records and Mental Health Litigation
Prof Damian Mohan, Clinical Associate Professor, Trinity College Dublin, President Medico-Legal Society of Ireland – Mental Health Commission requirements
Dr Eric Roche, Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry, Cluain Mhuire Mental Health Service, Dublin – Electronic Patient Records in a Community Mental Health Team – a Clinician’s Experience


Hot Topics Webinar:  Thursday 20th May, 6.30pm-8.30pm, Zoom (2 external or internal CPD credits)
Topics: Forensic Psychiatry / Learning Disability Psychiatry (Titles TBC)
Speakers: Prof Harry Kennedy & Dr Anthony Kearns, National Forensic Mental Health Service


Special Registration Fees for Hot Topics Webinars:

  • CPsychI members: €25 per webinar
  • Psychiatrists (Non-CPsychI members): €75 per webinar
  • Other Specialties (Non-Psychiatrists): €45 per webinar
  • Continuous Professional Development Support Scheme (CPD-SS) for NCHDs in Non-Training Posts: A limited number of CPD-SS places may be available to NCHDs registered on CPD-SS. To avail of CPD-SS funding, you must book your place in advance by completing and submitting the booking form.



  • CPsychI members: BOOK ONLINE – log in as a member and click on Member Registration button above.
  • Non-CPsychI members / CPD-SS NCHDs: Please complete and submit your booking form as soon as possible to secure your place.



Registrants will be emailed a Zoom link shortly before the event which will be broadcast live, without delayed access.  The Zoom link will be unique for each registrant and can only be used on one device at a time. The link will be emailed to the primary email address we have on file for each registrant. In order for an attendance record to be generated for each webinar for the purposes of issuing CPD certificates, each registrant’s name and primary email address will be input as an attendee on the College’s Zoom account. The Zoom webinars may be recorded and made available at a future date.