Events & Conferences

Sep
24
Thu
Re-imagining Mental Health Nursing into the 21st Century @ Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Re-imagining Mental Health Nursing into the 21st Century @ Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre | London | United Kingdom

Exploring our role supporting people with psychosis.

10.00 – 4.30pm, Thursday 24 September 2015

@ Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre,
17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA

Contributors: Steve Trenchard, Catherine Gamble, Lou Hamilton & Mark Earl

Download: ISPS UK Nursing Conference Flyer

Keynotes:

  • ‘The culture of nursing, compassionate care systems and psychosis’
  • Capitalising on the contribution of mental health nurses in psychosocial intervention implementation’
  • ‘Collaboration’

There are increasing calls for a paradigm shift in the way we deliver care for those who experience psychosis – moving from medical model understandings and treatment to a formulation based approach that draws on the individual’s lived experience.  Such a shift is a challenge, requiring a willingness to respect, attend to, explore and respond empathetically to the narrative of the carer and service user.

This conference will provide an opportunity to explore these challenges and identify the implications for mental health nursing practice in collaboration with our multi-disciplinary teams, service users and carers.

Combining keynote presentations with opportunities for group discussion, we hope to highlight the ‘lived experience’ of mental health nursing, with an emphasis on capturing the current reality for nurses in practice and exploring our evolving role and opportunities for future directions.

Fees (Early Bird rates until 31st July 2015)

ISPS UK Members Early Bird: £85 (from 1st August 2015 onwards £100)

ISPS UK Non-Members Early Bird: £110 (from 1st August onwards £125)

ISPS UK Members (low-waged*): £35

ISPS UK Non-Members (low-waged*): £50

Student Nurses: £25

* NHS Band 5 or below

Book Your Place

Please see Nursing Conference – Book Your Place Now to book online, or contact Ali on the details above.Please note there will be no refund for cancellation within a month of the conference (August 23rd).  Up until that date partial refunds may be available (rates vary on when cancellations are made and an admin fee of £10 will always be deducted).