Mental Health Seminars

11:20 am - 11:35 am

Vaping within a mental health hospital – The Nightingale Trial

How switching from provision of a basic disposable e-cigarette to more modern products was received by inpatients at a mental health rehab ward in Dorset. Plus other aspects to consider in supporting smokers with mental ill health who do not always wish to, or feel they are able to quit, to escape the harm that combustible tobacco causes.


  • Chris Pitt Health and Wellbeing Manager - Dorset HealthCare
11:35 am - 11:50 am

Smoking cessation treatment for people with depression and anxiety

Katherine will discuss smoking cessation and mental health, patient and health care professionals' views about integrating smoking cessation treatment into outpatient psychological services for common mental illness, and the ESCAPE Trial - a randomised controlled feasibility trial testing a bespoke smoking cessation intervention for people with depression/anxiety in mental health settings.


  • Katherine Sawyer Research Assistant - Addiction and Mental Health Group, University of Bath
11:50 am - 12:05 pm

Going smoke free and then tobacco free in SLaM

South London and Maudsley Trust have been pioneers in working to reduce smoking in people with mental ill health. Mary will explain how the trust implemented their smokefree policy and have now become tobacco-free, how they achieved this and the benefits this is bringing to both patients and staff.

12:05 pm - 12:20 pm

Nicotine Smokescreen


12:20 pm - 12:35 pm

Panel: What’s Cooking in the SCAH kitchen?


12:35 pm - 12:45 pm

Liberty Flights Case Study


12:45 pm - 12:55 pm

Liberty Flights Case Study