Conference: The Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD) – The end of psychiatric practice as we know it?

March 10th, 2016, from approximately 12.30-16.30.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street London E1 8BB

Programme 

1230-1300 – Registration/Lunch

1300-1315 – Opening Remarks: Dr Sanjay Khurmi, Chair of the RCPsych Human Rights Committee

1315-1330 – Welcome by Professor Sir Simon Wessely, RCPsych President

1330-1415 – Diane Kingstone – ‘The CRPD and Psychosocial Disabilities’ 

1415-1430 – Break

1430-1515 – Oliver Lewis (Title TBC) 

1515-1600 – Baroness Hale – ‘Equality & Coercion in Mental Health Law – can they ever be compatible?’ 

1600-1630 – Panel Q&A

Fee – £50 (including lunch) – to be paid either in advance by cheque or on the day via cash/cheque. To book a place, please either write to or email Greg Smith (21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB or greg.smith@rcpsych.ac.uk) including details of any dietary requirements. Please make cheques payable to the Royal College of Psychiatrists, writing ‘SCHR Conference 2016’ on the back.

Further details available here.

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