The Guy’s, Lewisham and Lambeth Mental Health Debate

Wednesday 5th September 12.45 pm

"This House believes that most psychiatric practice consists of the medicalisation of purely social problems".


Chair: Prof. Tom KJ Craig, Section of Social and Cultural Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry


Dr. Derek Summerfield, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Institute of Psychiatry

Prof. Martin J Prince, Director, Centre for Public Mental Health, Institute of Psychiatry

Dr. John Curran, Spektra Cultural Consultancy and Conflict Resolution Service, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust; Hon. Fellow, Goldsmith’s College

Venue:Prideaux Lecture Theatre, St. Thomas’ Hospital, Lambeth Palace Road SE1 7EH; London Underground Stations: Waterloo and Westminster, British Rail: Waterloo East; accessible via local bus routes.

All South London and Maudsley, Guy’s and St. Thomas’, and Oxleas staff ; NHS staff; GKT Medical Students; service users; carers; King’s College staff and interested members of the public are welcome.