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Conferences & Meetings

Upcoming Conferences & Meetings

MICP SIG Conference Wellington 20/21 May 2017

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Save the date & call for Respiratory specialists  See flyer   

Registrations now open, see registration form and programme .   



Mental Health SIG seminar 29/30 July 2017 -    "Recovery and Resilience"

The Psych SIG annual seminar will be held at the Christchurch School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand on the weekend of the 29th and 30th of July.  

Registrations now open.  

See poster, draft programme , registration form  and accommodation flyer.

For further information on speakers see speaker flyer

Keynote Speaker and providing the opening talk:
Professor Roger T. Mulder MB ChB PhD (Otago) FRANZCP

rofessor Roger Mulder will be talking on the classification of personality disorders and evidence for the use of medication in treating them.
Roger Mulder’s academic interests include mood disorders, personality disorders, genetics, neurobiology, suicide, and early psychosis. He is interested in the history and philosophy of psychiatry, particularly the classification of abnormal behaviour. He is also involved in research on the psychiatric aspects of medical illnesses. He has published over 150 articles and book chapters. He is editor of the journal Personality and Mental Health, associate editor of the New Zealand Medical Journal and serves on several editorial boards.

For those that have heard Roger Mulder speak before, they will know that he is a highly entertaining and knowledgeable speaker and well worth hearing

Keynote Speaker
Associate Professor Sandy MacLeod

Associate Professor Sandy MacLeod will be talking on Huntingdon's Disease
Sandy MacLeod has worked as a consultation-liason psychiatrist/neuropsychiatrist at Christchurch and Burwood Hospitals. He also commenced an additional career in 1993 in palliative medicine. He has also published over 50 articles, chapters and letters about clinical and historical topics in psychiatry and palliative medicine. Sandy has a special interest in Huntingdon’s Disease and runs Huntingdon's Disease Clinics in Christchurch. He is a very highly rated speaker.

We would like to invite anyone who is keen to talk at the psych SIG to email myself:

So, put that weekend aside in your diaries (book off the week if you like and bring your skis as there should be plenty of snow) and we'll see you there next year. 
warmest regards 
Andrew McKean
Senior Pharmacist
Hillmorton Hospital 
New Zealand

  bridging the gap

NZHPA Bridging the Gap Conference 22-24 September 2017


We are excited to invite you to the next New Zealand Hospital Pharmacists’ Association Conference which will be held in Auckland from Friday 22 to Sunday 24 September 2017.

Our conference venue is at our new Waitemata Clinical Skills Centre, North Shore Hospital.

We are currently developing the programme for “Bridging the Gap” which is a broad theme around integrating various areas of Pharmacy ultimately centred to improve patient care.

This stimulating theme will be attractive to all members of the pharmacy team across every speciality. The clinical, research and personal development workshops will be designed to appeal to pharmacists and technicians alike.
The conference will open Friday lunchtime and close mid-afternoon on the Sunday.

This is a CALL for ABSTRACTS. - You are invited to submit abstracts of your research, audit, service development or case reports to be considered for oral and poster presentation 

Please see attached flyer and guidelines . Abstract submission closes Wednesday 7th June 2017.