Health Matters is a new series of health talks organised by Oxford Health NHS FT. It is hoped that these talks will provide an opportunity for the public and Oxford Health
NHS FT Members to explore the latest developments in health research and practice. The talks will take place on the final Tuesday of the month at Science Oxford Live, and entrance
will be free for Oxford Health NHS FT members. Existing members will need to bring their welcome letter to gain free entry. If you would like to sign up to become an FT member you
can sign up through the website:
For information on the forthcoming talks please click on the following link to book a place:
The schedule includes:
Reducing Violence and Mental Disorder, the contribution of Forensic Psychiatry. By Dr Rob Ferris.
Tuesday 24th April 2012, 7:30pm
Aging Gracefully: An Introduction to Dementia. By Dr Svetlana Hemsley.
Tuesday 29th May 2012, 7:30 pm
High risk young people, mental health and the criminal justice system. By Dr Nick Hindley.
Tuesday 26th June 2012, 7:30 pm
Oxford Health NHS FT are really keen to hear your ideas about patient/service user involvement within the Trust. The following survey has been developed in collaboration with Oxford Mental Health Forum to gain invaluable feedback on your thoughts and views on involvement and service improvement.
Are you a patient/service user or carer? Please spare a few moments to answer these 12 questions about your view on involvement in the Trust.
If you have any queries about this, please contact Ali Neary, Communications and Involvement Manager via email:
OSMHN is running a series of lunchtime seminars this academic year on mental health topics for academics, non-academics, and those in a residential role at Oxford University, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford and Cherwell Valley College or Ruskin College, and if you work in the voluntary sector or are a health or social care professional. All staff are welcome.
Dates for the diary:
Thursday 26th April, 2012
Linette Whitehead, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Cotswold House, Eating Disorders Service, Oxford, will be giving a seminar on Eating Disorders at Oxford Brookes University.
Thursday 10th May, 2012
Mark Sainsbury, Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, will be giving a seminar on TalkingSpace: Improving access to psychology services, also at Oxford Brookes University.
To book a place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org giving the following information:
For more information on the work of the Oxford Student Mental Health Network and to join the OSMHN mailing list, please visit: