APRIL was founded by Millie Kieve who began researching ADR’s after the death of daughter Karen in 1995.
With additional session on coming off medicines ‘how to prepare and cope with withdrawal’.
Speakers and Panel include:
Professor Munir Pirmohamed
Professor of Pharmacogenetics, Liverpool University. Leader in ADR Research
Professor David Healy
Professor of Psychological Medicine University of Wales Author of The Antidepressant Era
Founder Social Audit, Specialist Medicines Policy & Drug Safety co-author Medicines out of Control
Dr Anita Holdcroft
Emeritus Professor of Anaesthesia, Imperial College London. Anaesthesia ADR analysis paper 07
Professor Heather Ashton
Emeritus Professor Clinical Psychopharmacology Newcastle University
Dr Joanna Moncrieff
Sen.Lecturer/Hon.Consultant Psychiatrist Author of The Myth of the Chemical Cure
Dr Simon Maxwell
Edinburgh Uni/ British Pharmacological Soc. Med Schools Council Safe Prescribing Working Group
Dr Andrew Herxheimer
Clin.Pharm. co-author Seroxat ADR Review International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine.
H.M.Coroner Manchester City District
James Nayler Foundation psychiatrist author of Emotional Health
Dr John Halliday
Pharmacology & Therapeutics Sub Dean King’s College, London
Dr Ben Goldacre
Medical doctor writer broadcaster (The Guardain ‘Bad Science’ regular column)
Peter Walsh CEO Action Against Medical Accidents
Clare’s son James died by suicide 10 days after having anaesthesia
Founder of the charity APRIL will speak about the patient experience, lack of awareness and how this is costing lives
I’d like to suggest Dr Alastair Benbow attends – and someone from the MHRA… maybe Ian Hudson? No doubt the pair of them could learn a thing or two – and if either of you gents can make it – then lunch is on me.