Date(s) - 28 November 2018
1:30 pm - 4:45 pm


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MMS Section of Psychiatry November 2018 flyer


1.30 pm           Registration & Coffee

2.00 pm          Managing ketamine for psychiatric disorders in practice

Dr Rupert McShane, Consultant Psychiatrist and leads the Oxford Health NHS FT ECT and ketamine service

Learning objectives:

  1. To understand the clinical evidence supporting the use of glutamatergic antidepressants
  2. To understand the risks associated with such drugs
  3. To be aware of the implications for practical deployment

2.45 pm          An update on pharmacological treatment in patients with anxiety disorders  

Professor David Baldwin, Professor of Psychiatry and Head of Mental Health Group, University of Southampton Faculty of Medicine

3.30 pm           Tea/Coffee

4.00 pm           Neuromodulation (rTMS) in Psychiatry; current and new treatments

Professor Alex O’Neill-Kerr, Medical Director, visiting Professor in Neuromodulation, University of Northampton, Director for The Centre for Neuromodulation, Consultant Psychiatrist; Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS FT

Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the putative mechanism of TMS
  2. Some of the protocols used in different psychiatric conditions
  3. The neuro-anatomy of depression in TMS

4.45 pm           Close

Registration fees applies to non-members (FREE for medical students to attend)  – please see website for further details. To book your place email us at , telephone 0161 275 3765 or book your place online at:

Trainees From September 2018 the Society has introduced new subscription rates for Foundation and Specialty Trainee Doctors (please see below).  It is easy to join and pay online at – membership includes entry to all of the Society’s Section of Psychiatry meetings for the year.

Annual Membership Fee:

FY1-FY2/FY-DCT                      FREE

Specialty Training Grades     £10.00.                                                                                                                                                                             

The MANDEC (situated above the University Dental Hospital with its own entrance) Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH, is marked as No.41 on the University Campus map – please click on the following link to view the map: The nearest paid car park is adjacent to the venue and accessed from Higher Cambridge Street (D) Multi Storey Car Park (post code M13 9GR).

Please note there is a Bus Priority Scheme in place on Oxford Road.  During the day the road is only available to buses, bikes, pedestrians, hackney carriages and emergency vehicles.  Higher Cambridge Street, Upper Brook Street and Booth Street W / E are open to all road users.