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Maudsley Debates

The Maudsley Debates take place three times a year at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN). Topics generally focus on issues that have a direct impact on mental health services, service users and mental health professionals.

The Debates are open to all, and are attended by service users, carers, professionals, journalists and members of the public. Speakers have included Germaine Greer, Lord David Owen, mental health tsar Louis Appleby, journalist Ben Goldacre and Baroness Mary Warnock.

The Debates are free but extremely popular, and booking is essential. Please note that audio and video recordings are taken at each debate. 

Please join the next Maudlsey Debate:  

60th Maudsley Debate 

Motion: 100 years is more than enough: This House believes that psychiatric hospitals should be consigned to the history books

Monday 4 Dec 2023 | 17:30 - 18:30 | Wolfson Lecture Theatre, IoPPN Main Building, 16 De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF

Registration is essential via this Eventbrite link.