UK-CAB 68: HIV & Mental Health

Saturday 6th April 2019

Programme

10:00-10:30 Arrival: Tea and refreshments
10:30-11:30 Welcome and introductions:

UK-CAB updates and new treatment developments

11.30-11.45 Break
11.45-12.45 HIV & Mental Health: The Psychologist’s point of view – Alexander Margetts.
12.45-14.00 Lunch
14.00-14.45 Self-care & Mindfulness – Mel Rattue
14.45-15.30 Advocating for mental health service provision in your area – Jo Josh
15.30-15.45 Break
15.45-17.00 Feedback from conferences

Members updates

Local Updates – Samantha Dawson

17.00 Meeting close

Slides and meeting report

To be uploaded after the meeting.

Background reading and videos/webcasts

To be uploaded before meeting.

Financial support

The UK-CAB receives unrestricted funding from some pharmaceutical companies towards the direct costs of holding four meetings each year.

This funding supports the travel and accommodation costs for members to attend from outside London, plus the cost of catering. The content, programme and agenda for meetings is decided by the UK-CAB steering group in consultation with the wider membership. Funding is unconnected to meeting content.

Companies that develop and market medicines have a responsibility to actively engage with advocacy organisations. HIV positive people and their advocates should also be able to ask manufacturers directly about the safety and efficacy of their products. We should be involved in their proposals for future research.

For a list of companies that support the UK-CAB please see the “about us” page.

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