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Our Newsletters are issued to keep everyone up to date about the move from the Central Mental Hospital Dundrum to the NFMHS Portrane. Please see some of our newsletters.
Tobacco Free Campus
The CMH is a complete (inpatient and outpatient) tobacco free campus since 1st February 2020.
We have been recognised by the HSE's Tobacco Free Ireland programme and have received an international gold standard award from the Global Network for Tobacco Free Healthcare Services.
Our service offers a comprehensive and collaborative approach to tobacco cessation, by offering effective nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) combination treatment together with therapeutic behavioural interventions.
Covid-19 and Forensic Psychiatry Webinar Series
Providing care in forensic mental health hospitals has been uniquely challenging in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic.
CAMH and the University of Toronto, Forensic Division, in partnership with the National Forensic Mental Health Service in Dublin, will present a six-part webinar series that brings together leaders of the international forensic psychiatry community.
Each week we will hear from speakers providing their regional perspectives and best practices on managing this pandemic in a secure hospital setting.
The webinar series is co-hosted by Associate Prof. Sandy Simpson, University of Toronto and Prof. Harry Kennedy, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Presentation A: Anatomy of a COVID-19 Outbreak and Presentation B: How will COVID-19 change Forensic Psychiatry?
Chair: Dr Sumeeta Chatterjee, CAMH and University of Toronto
Presentation A - Speakers
Presenter: Dr Sandy Simpson, Chief, Forensic Division, CAMH/ University of Toronto
Discussant: Dr Mary Davoren, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Objectives: To describe the patterns of organizational steps taken to reduce COVID outbreak risk and the key steps required to manage a COVID-19 outbreak in a secure setting.
Presentation B - Speakers
Presenter: Prof. Harry Kennedy, Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
Discussant: Dr Treena Wilkie, Deputy Physician-in-Chief, Associate Chief of Forensic Division, CAMH/University of Toronto
Objectives: To provide an overview of responses to COVID-19 in secure forensic settings and a helicopter view of the future in the light of the pandemic.