Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Shaping Futures in ADHD: Optimising Treatment and Service Provision - 17/6/14
Dr Jack Parker (Research Associate) and Dr Shatha Shibib (Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist) of the ADHD TrAC-S project attended the Janssen sponsored ‘Shaping Futures in ADHD’ conference in Manchester. This conference forms part of a series held around the country inviting multi-disciplinary practitioners involved in the treatment of ADHD.
Chaired by Dr Val Harpin (ADHD TrAC-S project lead), the event included a number of eminent speakers including Professor Stephen Bazire (Chief Paharmacist), Dr Puvanendran (Consultant Paediatritian), Dr Philip Anderton (Management Consultant), and Dr Mirza (Consulatnt Psychiatrist). The presentations focused around the pharmacological management of ADHD, the needs and views of service users with ADHD, the association of crime and ADHD, and substance misuse.