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Sydney North Older Persons Mental Health Network Meeting – Substance Use in Older People

Mon 26th November 2018 @ 6:00 pm

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) with the support of the Sydney North PHN invites you to the next Sydney North Older Persons Mental Health Network meeting.

The purpose of the network is to provide a platform for interdisciplinary professional development, peer support, enhancing referral pathways, and gaining an understanding of how practitioners and services can work together to meet the mental health and related needs f the older population.

Date: Monday 26 November 2018

Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm

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DATE:
Mon 26th November 2018


TIME:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


VENUE:
SNPHN Training Room
Tower 2, Level 5, 475 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood
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SPEAKERS:

Dr Anthony Sams – Psychiatrist.  Dr Sams is a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, and Fellow of the Chapter of Addiction Medicine, Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He has been working exclusively in the field of Addiction Psychiatry for over a decade. From 2007 to 2017, he was the Medical Director for Addiction Services for the Northside Group private hospitals and remains a Visiting Medical Officer at the Northside St Leonards Clinic. Dr Sams is employed as a Senior Staff Specialist Psychiatrist in Addiction Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital. He also sees private outpatients in his rooms at St Leonards.

Dr Sams clinical interests include pharmacotherapies for alcohol dependence and the neurobiology of addiction.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs, Primary Care Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
COST:
There is no cost for GPs, Practice staff and AHPs working within the SNPHN region

ENQUIRIES:

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REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR ATTENDANCE.