WAPR in UK; BPPA Annual Conference 2016.

17 October, 2016

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Program of BPPA Conference of 12 and 13 November 2016 – Derby

Academic Programme & Dinner:
BPPA £110
BAPA, IDAP, SMCGA & LMC Members £110
Trainees £90
Non Member £125
Dinner & Entertainment Only:
Adult BPPA Dinner Guest £50
Other Dinner Guests (including BAPA, IDAP, SMCGA, LMC) £55
Guest 10-16 £35
Under 10 Free
Rates held till 01 November 2016. £10 late booking charge to apply after this
Many thanks to our partners at BAPA, IDAP, SMCGA & LMC.

Theme: Inequity and inequality in mental health – problems and solutions
SATURDAY 12th November 2016 
9:00: Registration and Coffee
10:30 Recitation from Holy Quran
10:35 Introduction to the conference - Scientific Committee
10:40: Welcome Address: President BPPA
10.50 Scientific Session 1 
Equity and mental health - general issues 
10.50 to 11.30 Professor Knapp KCL "What are the causes and valid measures for inequity and inequality in mental healthcare"
11.30   to 12.10 Professor Rob Poole “Social deprivation and mental health – how evidence can guide policy”
12.10 to 12.50 Professor Swaran Singh “The problems of resource allocation in mental health and how they relate to inequity and inequality12:50 to 13.50 Lunch 
13.50 Scientific Session 2 
Equity and international mental health 
13.50 to 14.30 Dr Peter Hughes “Mental health in developing countries – what is the impact mhGAP on inequity and inequality issues”.
14.30 to 15.10 Dr Safi Afghan “Development and implementation of SOUL Project in Larkana Pakistan”
15.10 15.50 Professor Mohamed Abou-Saleh “Mental health issues in war torn Syria15.50 to 16.00 Tea/Coffee 
16.00 Scientific Session 3 
Equity and mental health in specific populations
16.00 to 16.35 Professor Sami Tamimi "Inequity and inequality in child and adolescent mental health services and what could be the effective solutions"
16.35 to 17.10 Dr Walid Abdul-Hamid “Mental health of homeless people and inequity of services”
17.10 to 17.45 Dr Francesca Brady – “Mental health of refugees and inequity of services17.45 Closing Remarks: President BPPA
17.55 Close of the scientific sessions
18:00 BPPA AGM 
20:00 Dinner and social evening
21.20 to 12.00 Music.
SUNDAY -13 November 2016
9:30 Scientific Session 4 
Equity and biological psychiatry and GMC regulations
9.30 to 10.10 Dr Tariq Mahmood “Biomarkers in psychiatry - possibilities and pitfalls for equity of services”
10.10 to 10.50 Dr JS Bamrah “Fitness to Practice: Psychiatrists behaving badly or ‘over regulation’ and is equity for oversees doctors an issue here?10.50 – 11.10 Coffee/Tea Break 
11:10 Poster Prize Distribution 
11:30 to 13.00 Scientific Session 5 (Two parallel workshops)
Workshop on mindfulness; facilitator Dr Nishanthie Dolage
Workshop on Critical Appraisal; facilitator Dr Waquas Waheed
13:00 – 13.10 Closing Remarks: President BPPA

Abstract Submission.


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