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Mental Healthcare Issues in Custody

The FFLM will be holding a training day on Mental Healthcare Issues in Custody on Saturday 11 November 2017 at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre. The day will cover topics such as:

  • Assessing and managing the learning disabled detainee, acute psychiatric disorder in working age adults andpsychiatric disorder in the older detainee;
  • Liaison and Diversion and its effect on the role of the forensic medical examiner;
  • Non-natural deaths following police custody.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Professor Loraine Gelsthorpe (Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Cambridge);
  • Mr Peter Grime (Liaison and Diversion Implementation Support, NHS England);
  • Dr Muthusamy Natarajan (Consultant Psychiatrist, St Andrew's Healthcare, Northampton); 
  • Dr Derek Tracy (Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxleas NHS Trust);
  • Dr Benjamin Walden (Consultant Psychiatrist, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Trust).     

To book your place, please click the "Book this event" link on the right.

The provisional programme can be viewed here.

If you have any questions please contact forensic.medicine@fflm.ac.uk.