Caring for patients with depression and anxiety (October 2011)

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The aims of the masterclass were to:

  • Understand depression and anxiety issues and treatment
  • Raise awareness of how to recognise problems, assess risks and when to refer to secondary services
  • Raise awareness of psychological interventions for anxiety and depression in primary care.

Speakers included Dr Ify Okocha, Oxleas’ Medical Director, Katy Grazebrook, Clinical Lead/Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Greenwich Time to Talk - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) in Primary Care and Carol Paton, Oxleas Chief Pharmacist.