Dual Diagnosis – Improving practice with mental health and substance use issues

Conference

Dual Diagnosis – Improving practice with mental health and substance use issues

This is a two day conference with a range of speakers in specialist areas from the UK and Ireland, related to the management of Dual Diagnosis in the Mental Health setting. The conference will be of particular interest to medical staff, ward managers, community mental health team leaders, managers in the voluntary sector, and staff across the Mental Health sector who would like to understand more about this topic.

The dates are 26 March 2021 and 21 May 2021.

Conference Agenda

Friday 26 March 2021, 9:00am – 1:00pm

9:00 – Zoom waiting room open

9:15 – Opening – Dr Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health

9:30 – Listening to the lived experience voice – lets challenge attitudes!- Justine Trippier, Consultant Nurse Adult Mental Health, Co-Occurring Mental Health Alcohol and Drugs (COMHAD), Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

09:55 – Questions

10:05 – SAOR model of Brief Intervention – Nicola Corrigan HSE National Social Inclusion Office

10:30 – Questions

10:35 – Break

10:45 – MATT project (multi-agency triage team) – Stephanie Patton SEHSCT

11:30 – Questions

11:40 – Break

11:50 – Discussion about RQIA Harm Minimisation resources – Alison Esler Dual Diagnosis Co-Ordinator NHSCT

12:15 – SUFARI – a tool to help ask about substance use – Adrian Brown, Alcohol Nurse Specialist, Northwick Park & Central Middlesex Hospitals

12:45 – Questions

12:55 – Close and evaluations

Conference Agenda

Friday 21 May 2021, 9:00am – 1:00pm

09:00 – Zoom waiting room open

09:15 – Opening: Professor O’Neill, Mental Health Champion

09.30 – Coroner, Mr Patrick McGurgan

09.55 – Questions

10:00 – Dual Diagnosis Capability Framework – Justine Trippier, Consultant Nurse Adult Mental Health, Co-Occurring Mental Health Alcohol and Drugs (COMHAD), Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

10:25 – Questions

10:30 – Break

10:40 – Policy Development and Dual Diagnosis – Dr Anne Campbell, Senior Lecturer, Queens University Belfast

11:05 – Questions

11:10 – Discussion about RQIA Harm Minimisation resources – Alison Esler Dual Diagnosis Co-Ordinator NHSCT

11:30 – Break

11:40 – Fireside chat, Question: ‘if you could change one thing about how Dual Diagnosis is currently managed in the NHS, what it would be and why?’ Contributors TBC

12:25 – Questions

12:35 – Patient and Client Council , Dual Diagnosis work and next steps – Suzanne Collins, Projects Co-Ordinator, Patient and Client Council

13:00 – Close

Conference Registration

To register, please email the following details to Clare Fagan at clare.fagan@northerntrust.hscni.net:

  • Name
  • Job Title
  • Employing Organisation
  • Contact number
  • Payment option

Cost per Delegate

£35 for Friday 26 March 2021

£30 for Friday 21 May 2021

Payment Options

Cheque: For payment by cheque, please make payable to NHSCT and send to Medical Secretaries, Holywell Hospital, 60 Steeple Road, Antrim, Co. Antrim BT41 2RJ.

Credit or debit card: Please ring 028 9536 2997 (option 1) quoting Cost Centre B9N801 Account no:950C2690 stating attending NHSCT Dual Diagnosis Conference and if attending Day 1, Day 2 or both days – please ask for receipt to be sent to your email address and then forward this to clare.fagan@northerntrust.hscni.net as proof of payment – this will ensure you receive link for conference.

Invoice: If you are paying via invoice, please contact Clare directly by email or phone 028 9441 3293.

For any queries please contact Clare Fagan at clare.fagan@northerntrust.hscni.net.

This conference has been organised by the Northern Trust and Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority.

12th March 2021

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