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19 Feb
2014

Health Matters: Dr Philip Wilkinson – dementia: coping with caring

Dr Philip Wilkinson is a consultant old age psychiatrist with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer with the University of Oxford. He is also a trained cognitive therapist with an interest in psychological interventions with older people. He undertakes research and development in the use of mindfulness based cognitive therapy … Read more

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30 Jan
2014

Health Matters: Dr Mary Cole and Dr Vikki Laakkonen – tackling eating disorders and self-harm in young people

Dr Mary Cole and Dr Vikki Laakkonen present a joint talk looking at the current trends and thinking around eating disorders and deliberate self-harm in young people and the help available to provide support to those in distress. Dr Vikki Laakkonen, consultant psychiatrist, specialises in eating disorders and worked in London and the South East … Read more

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24 Jan
2014

Health Matters: Dr Ruth Reed – children and traumatic events: pathways to risk and recovery

Dr Ruth Reed, Specialty Registrar in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, will look at how traumatic events affect children and why some children develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other mental health conditions as a result of traumatic events. Her talk will also cover how these conditions are detected, how they can be treated and will … Read more

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6 Nov
2013

Health Matters: Walking the walk – adventurous nursing

Colin Godfrey MBE and Trevor Lowe from the Activities Development Service at Oxford Health NHS FT kick off our new series of Clinical Health Matters talks in association with Oxford Brookes University’s School of Healthcare. The Activities Development Service (Coasters) find ways of engaging with users of the mental health services using a non-medical model of … Read more

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29 Oct
2013

Health Matters: Challenges in dealing with mental health issues in elderly patients

  Dr Anwar and Dr Lee hope to address some of the common mental health issues faced by elderly patients including delirium, depression and dementia. These are complex topics which are often misunderstood and can present significant challenges for those involved in their care. Drs Anwar and Lee hope that this interactive session will provide … Read more

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27 Aug
2013

Community Health Matters: Bladder and Bowel Service – improving symptoms and their impact on lifestyle

Joanne Townsend, bladder and bowel nurse specialist at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust is leading our August talk, and the first of our Community Health Matters series, with an introduction to the Bladder and Bowel Service. In particular Joanne will talk about the urinary symptoms experienced by adults, specifically the impact these can have on … Read more

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9 Jul
2013

Health Matters Bucks Donna Mackenzie and Article 12: young people and mental health

Tuesday 9 July 2013 10.00am – 12.00noon Donna Mackenzie, patient experience and involvement co-ordinator, is presenting our next Bucks Health Matters. Donna will talk about the work of the Children and Families Division at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, in particular on the CAMHS Services, and her work around patient experience and participation including what … Read more

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25 Jun
2013

Health Matters Dr Gail Critchlow

What makes me an addict? by Gail Critchlow Tuesday 25 June 7.30pm – 9.30pm (doors open from 7pm) Entrance is free to members of Oxford Health NHS FT or £5 on the door. For more information on Trust membership visit our foundation trust pages Addiction is a common problem that can affect anyone from any background. … Read more

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28 May
2013

Health Matters Anna Motz

Treating Violence, Personality Disorder and Crime by Anna Motz Why are men more violent to strangers than women are? Why, when women are violent, are they more likely to hurt themselves, their children or intimate partners? How can psychotherapy help society understand and treat major social and individual problems, including violence against oneself and others? In … Read more

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16 May
2013

Health Matters Bucks Dr Chris Newrith

Dr Chris Newrith – If personality disorder didn’t exist we’d have to invent it. Join us for our second Health Matters Bucks in association with Buckinghamshire Mind where Dr Newrith, Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy and Programme Director for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust’s Complex Needs Service Buckinghamshire, will outline the work of the Complex Needs … Read more

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