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Navigating the complex world of wellness and mental health for emergency responders

19th May 2021 at 19:00 BST

Overview

We have never been more aware of the mental health and wellness issues of emergency providers. On an almost daily basis we receive invitations to educational events and information about initiatives to address these issues. The nature and frequency of problems in our community have been reported as alarmingly high and it is reassuring that help is now so more readily available. Although those who volunteer problems have a good range of options available to them there may be a larger group who are vulnerable but do not really want to engage with wellness initiatives. This Webinar will try and get to the bottom of what the scale and nature of the problem that really exists in pre-hospital care and what pre-hospital organisations need to practically have in place to ensure a healthy workforce.

Aims

  • This Webinar will try and get to the bottom of what the scale and nature of the problem that really exists in pre-hospital care and what pre-hospital organisations need to practically have in place to ensure a healthy workforce.

Learning Outcomes

  • By the end of this webinar, the participant should be able to understand the scope of the mental health and wellness issues that are prevalent for emergency providers, and what initiatives are currently available to them and what these organizations can do to improve the current initiatives.

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Speakers

Professor David Lockey - Chair

Chair, Faculty of Pre-hospital Care

Professor Richard Williams OBE TD

Emeritus Professor of Mental Health Strategy, University of South Wales

Presidential Lead for COVID-19, Emergency Preparedness and Mental Health to the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Director of the Psychosocial and Mental Health Programme for the Faculty of Pre Hospital Care in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Professor Peter G. Brindley MD, FRCPC, FRCP (Lond), FRCP (Edin)

Critical Care Doc at the University of Alberta Hospital; Professor of Critical Care Medicine, Anaesthesiology, and Medical Ethics.

Dr Esther Murray

Senior Lecturer in Health Psychology 

Barts and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London

CPD

1 Hour

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Recording

If you missed the live webinar or would like to watch it again a recording will be uploaded here in the days following the live event.


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