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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

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Webinar: Mental Wellbeing and Support for Healthcare Workers on Tuesday 18th May 4.00 pm

Tuesday 18 May, 8.30-9.30pm (India Standard Time) / 4-5pm (UK BST)

This is the fifth in a series of UK-India COVID-19 webinars from the South Asian Health Foundation, Academic Health Science Network (AHSN Network) and Learn with Nurses, sharing ​NHS experiences of COVID-19 specifically regarding supporting healthcare workers mental wellbeing needs, with health and care professionals in other countries.

  • Resources, tools and strategies for mental wellbeing
  • Immediate emotional/mental health response of COVID Pandemic and its management (sharing hospital experience in UK)
  • Medium and Long term impact on mental health from COVID pandemic crisis and its sequela and management
  • Experience of psychiatrist working on acute Covid ward
  • Views from Indian psychiatric society task force on doctors for doctors

If the Zoom webinar has reached capacity, you can also watch a livestream of the webinar on YouTube at:


Further information:

Panellists will include:

  • Dr Sonali Kinra, Clinical Associate, Primary Care, NHS England and GP
  • Dr Ananta Dave, Medical Director, Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Harbinder Sandhu, Assoc Professor, University of Warwick and Consultant Health Psychologist
  • Dr. Dev Vrat Singh, Clinical Lead in Substance Misuse, Turning Point Suffolk
  • Professor Arun Kandasamy, Additional Professor Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health And Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore
  • Dr Supriya Mathur, MD Psychiatry, Jaipur National University Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre (JNUIMSRC), Jaipur