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Rural Mental Health Conference: Tackling Isolation and Fostering Connections

Scottish Rural Health Partnership

Monday, 12 August 2019 at 09:30 - Tuesday, 13 August 2019 at 14:30 (BST)

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Both days 1 Aug 2019 £75.00 £0.00
Day 1 -Monday 12 August 1 Aug 2019 £50.00 £0.00
Day 2 - Tuesday 13 August 1 Aug 2019 £50.00 £0.00

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Rural Mental Health Conference: Tackling Isolation and Fostering Connections
Monday 12 & Tuesday 13 August 2019

Inverness College UHI, Inverness Campus

 

Collaboration between the Scottish Rural Health Partnership, University of the Highlands and Islands and Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Draft Programme*

Monday 12th August

09.30    

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 Poster Viewing and Exhibition, Inverness College UHI Atrium

10.00 Welcome

 

Prof.Sandra MacRury, University of the Highlands & Islands & Scottish Rural Health Partnership

10.15 Key Note TBC
10.45 Plenary (1)

 

Launch of Global Collaborative for Rural Mental Health, Dr Sarah-Anne Munoz, University of the Highlands & Islands and Dr Steve F. Bain, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

11.30 Plenary (2)

International Perspectives on Rural Mental Health

12.30 Lunch

Lunch - Poster Viewing and Exhibition

13.30 Breakouts (1)

Three breakout session including paper session

15.30 Break

Tea and Coffee  - Poster Viewing and Exhibition

16.00 Plenary (3)

Isolation and Loneliness

16.30

Closing Remarks

16.45
 Reception Inverness College UHI Atrium

 

Tuesday 13th August

09.30    
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Exhibition - Inverness College UHI Atrium

10.00 Welcome

Dr Sarah-Anne Munoz, University of the Highlands and Islands

10.15

 

Plenary (4)

 

Creativity for Dementia Care in the UK and Japan
10.45 Breakouts (2)

 

Three breakout session including paper session

 

12.45 Lunch

Lunch - Exhibition

13.45 Plenary (5)

 

Social Isolation and Technological approaches in Scottish Islands: Western Isles and Shetland

14.15 Close Dr Sarah-Anne Munoz, University of the Highlands and Islands

 

*Programme is subject to change.  Breakout sessions will be available to book at a later date

 

Invitation to submit abstracts

Abstracts on the following conference related topics:

  • Learning from Lived Experience
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Rural Workforce
  • Rural Mental Health Research and Scholarship
  • Rural Mental Health and Young People
  • Community Led Initiatives for Rural Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Open Stream

Abstracts will be reviewed by members of conference working group. A list of accepted abstracts will be included in the conference programme. Abstract Submission Form can be downloaded from here.

Closing date for abstracts Monday 29th April 2019

 

 

Exhibition and Sponsorship

Please email srhp@uhi.ac.uk for full details of available packages

Exhibition space is limited.

 

Accommodation

If you require accommodation, we recommend booking as early as possible. Inverness has a vast array of accommodation options available from hotels, B&Bs, self-catering and hostels. 

https://www.visitscotland.com/accommodation/

www.cityroomrentals.co.uk. The modern accommodation is situated on Inverness Campus just a few minutes' walk from the venue and public transport into the city centre.

www.premierinn.co.uk

www.travelodge.co.uk

 
 

            

 

 

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Monday, 12 August 2019 at 09:30 - Tuesday, 13 August 2019 at 14:30 (BST)


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Scottish Rural Health Partnership

A membership organisation which is open to all interested in remote and rural healthcare.  The leading course of information about rural and remote healthcare, fostering collaborations, innovation and idea sharing between our educational, academic, industry, community and NHS members.

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