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Cygnet Annual Psychiatrists Conference and National Awards Ceremony 2021


Date:
15th September 2021
Time:
9:30am – 4:30pm
Venue:
Virtual

RSVP: To register your place email [email protected]

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We are delighted to announce the Cygnet Annual Psychiatrists Conference and National Awards Ceremony 2021 will be taking place virtually on Wednesday 15th September.

Join us to hear the latest research and developments in psychiatry, participate in workshops and network with peers from across the NHS, public and independent sectors.

This event will focus on the wellbeing and resilience of medical professionals and how we take care of ourselves and each other.

This is a CPD accredited event and will be free of charge. Please see full details of the speakers and programme below.

To reserve your place or for more information, please contact [email protected]

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dame Clare Gerada – Medical Director of the NHS Practitioner Health Programme and Independent Governance Advisor, Cygnet Health Care
  • Dr Rachel Gibbons – Consultant Psychiatrist and Chair Patient Safety Group, Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Barry Swire – Operations Director, Cygnet Health Care

Conference Programme:

09.30 – 10.00 Welcome
Dr Jon Van Niekerk – Group Clinical Director, Cygnet Health Care

10:00 – 10:45 Doctors, Mental Illness and the Pandemic
Dame Clare Gerada – Medical Director of the NHS Practitioner Health Programme and Independent Governance Advisor, Cygnet Health Care

10:45 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:45 The ‘Truth’ about suicide and the effect a patient suicide has on clinicians
Dr Rachel Gibbons – Consultant Psychiatrist and Chair Patient Safety Group, Royal College of Psychiatrists

11:45 – 12:00 Break

12:00 – 12:30 Cygnet TRiM (Trauma Risk Management)/StRaW (Sustaining Resilience at Work) project
Barry Swire – Operations Director, Cygnet Health Care

12:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:00 Workshops
Each workshop will run for 30 minutes and repeat

Workshop 1: How to ensure a successful CESR
The Cygnet Health Care CESR programme

Workshop 2: Setting up medical student programme in Independent Sector
Led by medical students within Cygnet Health Care

Workshop 3: How to get published
The Cygnet Journal

Workshop 4: International Doctor recruitment
Stories from International doctors

14:00 – 14:15 Break

14:15 – 15:00 Oral presentations by Cygnet Doctors

15:00 – 15:15 Break

15:15 – 16:15 National Awards Ceremony

The Swan Award
Presented by Dr Tony Romero – Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Cygnet Health Care

Cygnet Educator of the year
Presented by Subodh Dave – Dean of The Royal College of Psychiatrists

Cygnet Medical Leader of the year
Presented by Dame Clare Gerada – Medical Director of the NHS Practitioner Health Programme and Independent Governance Advisor, Cygnet Health Care

Cygnet Innovator of the year
Presented by Stephen Firn OBE – Independent Non-executive Director at Cygnet Health Care, Non-Executive Director/Deputy Chair at Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Non-Executive director at Look Ahead

Cygnet Mental Health team of the year
Presented by Presented by Professor, The Lord Patel of Bradford OBE and Senior Independent Board Director at Cygnet Health Care

Cygnet Speciality Doctor/Associate Specialist of the year
Presented by Dr Dale Lawrence – Responsible Officer at Cygnet Health Care

Cygnet Consultant Psychiatrist of the year
Presented by Dr Jon Van Niekerk – Group Clinical Director, Cygnet Health Care

16:15 – 16:30 Final words and event close

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