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CPD Event - Mental Health Forum (Dubbo)

Date: 24-07-2019 18:00:00 to 20:45

Date & Time:     

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 6:00pm-8:45pm 


Savannah Function Centre, Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Obley Rd, Dubbo


Erica Gilbert - T: (02) 6813 0916 E:

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Registrations for this event are now closed. To be placed on a waiting list, please contact Erica Gilbert.

Presenter: Dr Warren Kealy-Bateman, Psychiatrist 

Target Audience: GPs, Registrars, Nurses, Pharmacists, Medical Students, Specialists, Mental Health Professionals, Allied Health Professionals, Aboriginal Health Professionals, Specialists and other health professionals with an interest in mental health


  • 6.00pm Registration, canapes (provided) & local Mental Health Service displays and networking opportunity
  • 6.25pm Welcome (Andrew Harvey, CEO, Western NSW PHN & Dr Jenny Geraghty, GP Facilitator)
  • 6.30pm RFDS Mental Health Service Update (Vanessa Latham, Manager Mental Health, RFDS South Eastern Section)
  • 6.35pm Setting the scene: A patient-focused case study and lived experience (Laurinne Campbell, Clinical Nurse Specialist, RFDS SE’s Mental Health Team & Dr Sandy Gaffney, GP, with special guest Mrs Margaret McLeod)
  • 6.55pm Education presentation: A vision of modern mental health service (Dr Warren Kealy-Bateman, Psychiatrist, Western NSW LHD)
  • 7.25pm Coffee and networking break To help the RFDS Coffee Cart streamline service, please pre-order your free coffee by clicking here:
  • 7.45pm Showcasing local Mental Health Services (Interrelate, Rural Adversity Mental Health Program, Family & Carer Mental Health Program - CatholicCare, Wellways, Marathon Health, eMHPrac, Flourish Australia, Mission Australia, HeadSpace Dubbo, Mental Health Emergency Care, LHD Drought Support Team and WNSW PHN Community Wellbeing Funding) *Note: Program may be subject to change
  • 8.45pm Interactive Discussion/Q&A
  • 9.00pm Evaluation & Close