Thursday 12th April 2018
7 pm – 9 pm
Modern Management of Treatment – Refractory Depression and OCD
Talk by Dr David Christmas, Consultant Psychiatrist in the Advanced Interventions Service at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee. He has been in his current post since 2006. Prior to this, he was a clinical lecturer in the University of Dundee.
His research interests include neuroimaging of mood disorders and the neurosurgical treatment of chronic, treatment-refractory depression and OCD. He is a proponent of evidence-based psychiatry.
The Advanced Inventions Service is a Scottish National Specialist Service for the assessment and treatment of chronic, treatment-refractory depression and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
All are welcome to this talk. A finger buffet and tea/ coffee are available from 6:30 pm.
Directions to the Med-Chi Hall in the Polwarth Building on the Foresterhill Campus are available here (map).
Tuesday 30th May
Suttie Centre Atrium (Level 1)
11 am – 2.00 pm
Following the success of the Health and Wellbeing day in January a second event will be held for University staff on the Foresterhill Campus.
There will be a range of sessions for staff to participate in, as well as information stands which will showcase some of the facilities and expertise available. Get involved in a number of physical activities on the day with:
- Yoga led by our Sport & Exercise Time (advanced booking available via the Coursebooking system)
- Resilience taster sessions
- Rowing challenge
- BMI analysis
- And much more
Chat with representatives from:
- The Rowett on healthy diets and nutrition
- Aberdeen Sports Village about their facilities, fitness plans and assessments
- NHS Grampian on support available to stop smoking
- PAM ASSIST on the advice, invaluable information, specialist counselling and support available for staff.
A full schedule is available here. Please note that timings may change, regular updates will be posted on StaffNet. For more information on any of the events, please contact Naveed Qamar, Director of Health, Safety and Wellbeing.
Medical Library Team
Daffodils in bloom outside Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with the Suttie Centre for Teaching and Learning in Healthcare behind. The daffodil is the national flower of Wales, and is worn on St David’s Day each 1 March. (In Welsh, the daffodil is known as “Peter‘s Leek”, cenhinen Bedr/Cenin pedr.)