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You are invited to attend the 60th Maudsley Debate on ‘100 years is more than enough: This House believes that psychiatric hospitals should be consigned to the history books.’


Speakers for the motion:

Dr Andrew Molodynski, Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Oxford University

Dr Andrew Scull, Professor of Sociology and Science Studies, University of California, San Diego

Speakers against the motion:

Dr Lade Smith CBE, President of Royal College of Psychiatrists and Visiting Senior Lecturer, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience

Dr Helen Killaspy, Professor of Rehabilitation Psychiatry, University College London


Professor Sir Simon Wessely, Regius Professor of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience


We will be running the Debate in person.

17.00 - Refreshments

17.30 - Debate

18.30 - Drinks reception

At this event

Simon Wessely

Regius Professor of Psychiatry

James Hunter MacCabe

Professor of Epidemiology and Therapeutics

Shubulade Smith

Visiting Senior Lecturer

Event details

Wolfson Lecture Theatre
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN)
IoPPN, 16 De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AB