In this section of the website you can find out about a range of events and news taking place around the Trust and in our local communities. If you have an event you would like us to advertise please get in touch: e-mail membership@slam.nhs.uk or phone Carol Stevenson on 020 3228 2441

Date and Time   Event details   Contact information

Wednesday 25 April, 9am to 4.30pm

Improving Mental health Outcomes
This conference agenda will share personal experiences of mental health users, provide an invaluable update on the road map to improved mental health care, and highlight real, practical examples of service transformation and new approaches to care.
Click here to see full event page and to book. More details: Please contact Colette Hodson on 0161 376 9007

Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3WS

Wednesday 25 April from 6pm to 8.30pm then 26 and 27 April, 10am to 5pm

Eileen Skellern 1 Exhibition
The Trust has been working with a mental health charity called Hospital Rooms which commissions world class artists to transform inpatient wards with museum quality artwork. The charity has most recently partnered with Eileen Skellern 1, the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for women at Maudsley Hospital.
RSVP to info@hospital-rooms.com

Griffin Gallery, 21 Evesham Street, London, W11 4AJ

Wednesday 25 April, 6.30 to 9pm

Journey’s End? The Short Life but Long Aftermath of Shellshock
The Ernest Jones Lecture 2018. This year our speaker is Professor Sir Simon Wessely, Professor of Psychological Medicine and Regius Professor of Psychiatry at King’s College London and a Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist at King’s College and the Maudsley Hospitals. He is also past President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
This promises to be a stimulating, entertaining and wide-ranging talk, as well as an opportunity to meet with people working and studying across different mental health specialties including psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.
Book here

UCL Cruciform Building, Gower Street, Fitzrovia, London WC1E 6BT

Saturday 28 April, 11am (prompt) to noon

Bethlem History Walks
Join us for a walk around the stunning grounds of the Bethlem Royal Hospital with artist Matthew in collaboration with our partners, the Bethlem Museum of the Mind. Find out about the history of the Bethlem Royal Hospital, the original ‘Bedlam’ after it moved to Beckenham in 1930. We ask what used to be here before the hospital? Is Monks Orchard anything to do with monks? What flora and fauna do we have now and why?
Strong footwear is advised as it may be muddy in places and be prepared for rain or shine! Please book on-line through eventbrite, tickets are £3, concessions also available.
More information 020 3228 4101 / info@bethlemgallery.com

Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX

Saturday 28 April, 1.30 to 4pm

Charity Zumbathon
The Zumbathon that will be part of Autism Dance day, partnering with Lepra UK. Registration starts at 1.30pm and the Zumbathon will start at approximately 2pm.
Click here to purchase your ticket, ditch the workout and have some fun!  
More information here.

Croydon Sports Club, Old Farleigh Road, South Croydon CR2 8YB

Saturday 28 April, 2pm 

Cynthia Pell: A Jewish Expressionist?

In this illustrated talk, Irene Wise discusses the paintings and drawings of Cynthia Pell. She will examine Pell’s Expressionism alongside figurative works by twentieth century European artists, including other Jewish women, exploring what they have in common and what makes Pell unique.
Book here

Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX 

Tuesday 1 May, 12 noon

NHS Croydon Primary Care Commissioning Committee
Find out more about how local doctors (GP) services are being planning and managing
More information here

Croydon Conference Centre, Markee Room, 5-9 Surrey Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1RG

Thursday 3 May, 10.30am to 12.30pm 

First aid training for carers
Do you know what to do in an emergency? Learn basic skills that could help save someone’s life with our free first aid workshop
Run by the British Red Cross, this practical session for carers can teach you simple skills and help you boost your confidence.
Booking is essential. To book, call 020 8663 5674 or email enquiries@carersinfo.org.uk.

Croydon Carers

Thursday 3 May, 1.30 to 3.30pm 

Focus Group: Everyday life with voices
Contributors wanted !! Booking is essential, contact Elisabeth at openmindedtraining@gmail.com or 07926685432
Everyday Life with Voices led by Elisabeth Svanholmer and Rufus May are looking for participants to describe their experiences to develop a new website for voice-hearers – expenses reimbursed with a gift voucher.
Hearing the Voices website 
Rufus May blogs/websites 
If you can’t take part in these events, there is an online survey for anyone who is interested.

Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth street, London SE1 0RB

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