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Contemporary Issues in Mental Health

Contemporary Issues in Mental Health

A seminar series from HSCWRU and MRC

This seminar series is convened by Dr Nicole Steils, Research Associate at the NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit at King's. It is a joint presentation from HSCWRU and Making Research Count (MRC).

All seminars are held at King's College London. More seminars will be added to the series shortly.

In addition to the seminars listed below, we also hold an annual conference, Mental Health Social Care.


These seminars are free and open to all, but it is essential to book. Please contact Nicole Steils:

Making Research Count members enjoy priority but must book via Learning & Development Departments.



Thursday 27 February 2020 Fulfilling Lives national evaluation team and Dr Anna Tickle: Improving access to mental health services for those experiencing multiple disadvantage (fully booked)


Wednesday 6 November 2019 Jill Hemmington: ‘AMHPs’ (Shared?) Decision-Making in Mental Health Act Assessments: Looking ahead to the Choice and Autonomy principle’


Thursday 17 May 2018 Mark Wilberforce: Person-­centredness and the support of mental health in later life: meaning and measurement

Thursday 23 August 2018 Caroline Leah: The role of the AMHP: a fool's errand? | See blog post on this seminar

Friday 26 October 2018 Dan Robotham: Improving mental health research through service user involvement


Wednesday 11 October 2017: Lasting powers of attorney
Craig Ward, Practising solicitor, author & PhD student at KCL
Tuesday 14 November 2017: Emotion management and the Approved Mental Health Professional
Sarah Vicary, Senior Lecturer at the School of Health, Well-being and Social Care at the Open University
News item on this seminar | Who wants to be an AMHP? Project page (this study, not part of Sarah's work, was referred to at the seminar)


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