We have been made aware by Dr Rita de Oliveira of some forthcoming webinars from the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) which may be valuable to some BASES members:
RMS’s much-anticipated and biggest webinar of all - their free global COVID-19 conference taking place at the end of July.The webinar will explore the international clinical lessons from the pandemic, examining the most effective ways of treating COVID-19 globally.
Date: Monday 27 July 2020
Time: 4:00pm - 6:30pm BST Register here ►
The effects of COVID-19 on mental health and wellbeing in sport
Date: Tuesday 28 July 2020
Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm BST
Both mental and physical health are equally important in the recovery process for athletes who have suffered from COVID-19.
This sports webinar will assess the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the mental health of athletes and also on the general population. Register here ►
Sport and mental health: What can psychiatry teach us?
Date: Thursday 30 July 2020
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm BST
Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, Founder and Director of the National Problem Gambling Clinic and the President-elect of the Psychiatry Section at RSM, will be interviewing Dr Amit Mistry and Dr Allan Johnston to discuss some of their key work related to breaking down the mental health stigma and managing mental illness within sport. The speakers will highlight the recent publication of “Case Studies in Sports Psychiatry”, the first ever sports psychiatry book to have been co-authored by psychiatrists, sport physicians and athletes, as well as practical insights into working with GB athletes experiencing mental illness. Register here ►