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CEME Conference Centre

Marsh Way


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NELFT NHS Foundation Trust are very proud to present the 17th Annual Research & Development Open Day and we welcome everyone from all professional backgrounds. The day is designed both for those who are actively involved in research and for those interested in the area.


8:45 Tea/Coffee Registration

9:00 Welcome to the R&D Open Day Dr Russell Razzaque

9:10 Introduction to Morning Session John Brouder

9:25 Introduction to Morning Session by Chair Dr Georgina Charlesworth

9:30 Enabling and Motivating People (with a Personality Disorder) in Occupation, Education and Responsibility (EMPOWER) Dr Janet Feigenbaum/ Dr Anna Cattrell

10:00 Enhancing Pragmatic LAnguage skills for Young children with Social communication impairment (E-PLAYS) Dr Suzanne Murphy & Prof Victoria Joffe

10:30 Tea/Coffee/Refreshments

10:45 Specialist Psychotherapy with Emotion for Anorexia in Kent and Sussex (SPEAKS)

11:15 Research Workshops

  1. Quantitative Research methods and how to choose a research design Dr Anna Cattrell
  2. Using Survey Monkey to Host Questionnaires and Surveys: Beginners Ritchard Ledgerd

12:15 Lunch and Research Poster Presentations

13:10 Introduction to the afternoon Session Dr Russell Razzaque

13:15 Research Workshops

1.Question Time Dr Russell Razzaque

2. Conducting & Implementing research in clinical settings Dr Madiha Shaikh

3. Introduction to Research James Sinclair & Fiona Horton

14:15 Tea/Coffee/Refreshments

14:30 Valuing Active Life in Dementia (VALID) A pilot trial and randomised controlled trial of Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD-UK) Prof Martin Orrell & Dr Jennifer Wenborn

15:00 Research into Antipsychotic Discontinuation and Reduction (RADAR) Dr Joanna Moncrieff & Dr Nadia Crellin

15:30 Development and Evaluation of a Social Network Intervention for Severe Mental IIlness (ODDESSI) Prof Steve Pilling & Dr Russell Razzaque

16:00 Research poster competition winner and closing speech

16:30 Close


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

CEME Conference Centre is very well located in the London Borough of Havering. Just on the A13 out of the City, a few miles past the North Circular Road, with exceptional transport links for London, Essex and beyond.

Getting here by public transport

Underground and Bus

The closest Underground station is Dagenham Heathway (District Line, Zone 5). ). Bus 174 (from Harold Hill via Romford) operates every 10 minutes and terminates at CEME. The journey time from the Heathway to CEME is approximately 15 minutes.


Rainham is the closest station to CEME, and is served by the C2C train line running from Fenchurch Street to Southend. During peak time, trains running from Fenchurch Street serve Rainham Station every 15 minutes. It is then a 5 minute journey from Rainham Station to CEME by taxi.

Getting here by car

For those using a satnav, our postcode is RM13 8EU.

A13 from the west - London

Leave the A13 at the Dagenham East/Hornchurch exit. Turn right at the first roundabout and at the second roundabout take the 3rd exit marked 'Marsh Way'. CEME is the first turning on the left.

A13 from the East – M25 and Essex

Leave the A13 at the first Dagenham East/Hornchurch exit. Take the first exit on the left marked 'Marsh Way'.

Parking is free.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions please contact krisha.hirani@nelft.nhs.uk or call 0300 555 1200 ext. 64478

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You don't need to bring the printed ticket. However, please ensure you have reserved your place.

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