Mental health

Antidepressants in primary care

WEBINAR: Associate Professor David Menkes and Professor Bruce Arroll discussed the evidence for the benefit for antidepressants in primary care, as well as cases to support key points.

Mental health seminar 2017

Saturday 14 October 2017

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The Auckland Faculty of the RNZCGP, in conjunction with the Goodfellow Unit are pleased to present this years workshop on mental health.

Webinar: Working with gender diverse clients

Jeannie Oliphant, Sexual Health Physician addresses gender diversity and what it means, as well as how to initiate conversations. She will talk about the role and use of hormones, resilience and ongoing support for clients. We also hear from Joe Macdonald and Alex Ker.

Clozapine. Malignant constipation can kill

Clozapine is used for treatment-resistant schizophrenia. Agranulocytosis and neutropenia are the usual concerns but there are more deaths from ileus/megacolon.

Webinar: Prescribing antipsychotics in primary care

Webinar with Associate Professor David Menkes. David is an academic psychiatrist with a background in psychology and pharmacology (PhD 1983, Yale), and a continuing interest in the optimal use and toxicology of drug treatments in psychiatry.

Stillborn children: photographs may help the healing

How clinicians’ handling of this can traumatise the parents or when done well, can lead to a valued experience.

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