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Forensic mental health conference at Broadmoor

26 Jun 2015

Broadmoor Hospital is holding a conference on 30 July about issues and developments in forensic mental health.

Learning & Development Centre
Broadmoor Hospital
RG45 7EG

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Booking form

The conference will include presentations from a number of international experts in forensic mental health care who will help to give an update on a range of developments in management of forensic psychiatric patients – both biological and psychological.

It is highly recommended for clinicians who care for patients with schizophrenia and personality disorders, long stay and difficult to treat patients, and patients in psychiatric (including secure) settings.

Speakers include:

  • Prof Don Grubin from Newcastle University – Evidence for pharmacological treatment in sex offenders.
  • Dr Nitin Gupta from India – Update on the evidence for rapid tranquillisation and its implications for clinical management of agitated and violent patients.
  • Dr Shaun Bhattacherjee, consultant forensic psychiatrist, Broadmoor Hospital – Overview of mindfulness based therapies and their use in forensic psychiatry
  • Professor of Psychiatry Stephen Stahl from California, USA – The emerging concept of impulsive violence as a form of addictive behaviour, its neurology and implications for management.
  • Dr Katherine Warburton, medical director of the California department of state hospitals – The case for psychiatric violence to be re-conceptualised dimensionally as a primary syndrome.


Conference fee: £90

There are 40 free places available for WLMHT staff

Book your place

Download the booking form and return by email to

WLMHT staff can book using The Exchange (staff intranet).



If you have any questions, please contact Caroline Hampshire on 01344 75 4092 or at