Date Thursday 15 – Friday 16 November 2018
Venue RCPsych, London
CPD Up to six CPD hours per day, subject to peer group approval
Audience Any medical healthcare professional with a special interest in rehabilitation and social psychiatry, including medical students and student associates, FY doctors, PMPTs, trainee psychiatrists, SAS doctors, Consultant psychiatrists, Retired members and non-members.
Booking for this conference will open in Summer 2018.

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Poster Submissions
Eligibility: Trainees, staff grade psychiatrists and new consultant colleagues

Prize: Certificate

We would also like to encourage trainees, staff grade psychiatrists and new consultant colleagues to submit a poster presentation for the Faculty’s residential meeting. You may wish to send details of the call for posters to your local Training Programme Directors to increase the uptake.

The abstracts will be marked by the Faculty Committee and a number of authors will be asked to present at the Faculty’s Residential Meeting (Thursday 15– Friday 16 November 2018, London). Download full details.

Posters are assessed by the Faculty’s poster adjudication committee. The best poster and any that are highly commended are announced at the conference. There is no monetary award attached to the poster competition, but award winners will receive a certificate of their achievement.

Deadline: 17th September 2018.

Submit your abstract online.

Douglas Bennett Prize

There is no set topic, but the prize given in Douglas Bennett’s name will use his guiding values in adjudication. He valued creativity with practicality, simplicity with illumination, applicability with humanity, and had an eye for clear and rigorous methodology. This is a high and demanding standard, which he applied to his research and clinical work alike, and for which he is honoured with this prize.

The prize is awarded annually for the best paper on rehabilitation psychiatry. It will be awarded to the psychiatrist working in rehabilitation as a trainee, in a non-career grade post, or as a consultant within two years of appointment, who presents the best original work at the Faculty’s Residential Meeting. The monetary value of the prize is determined by the Faculty Executive and is currently £200.

Deadline: 17th September 2018.

Download the Application Instructions.


The event will take place at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E18BB. You can view directions and a map to help you plan your journey.

The Citymapper website/app can help you plan your route within London, giving the best walking, cycling, bus and tube routes available. Use postcode E1 8BB as your destination.


You can book accommodation through our partner agency MICE Concierge.

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Visit London

Make the most of your time in London – here are a few ways to find the best food, drink, activities and attractions in the Capital:

London’s Time Out – the “Ultimate Guide to London”
Visit London – London’s official visitor guide
List of local restaurants & bars – put together by the CALC team, this list gives you a comprehensive guide to restaurants, pubs & bars local to the College

If you wish to book an exhibition space at this conference please email Michelle Braithwaite