Please note that only GPs, nurses and AHP prescribers working in Northern Ireland are eligible to enrol for these workshops. Northern Ireland pharmacists may also enrol via the NICPLD website.

Mental Health

Advanced Clinical Practice

March 2024

10:00am - 1:00pm
3 hours


  • Dr Chris Southwell
    Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, SHSCT
  • Mrs Roisin McQuillan
    Pharmacy Advisor, SPPG


To provide an overview of the management of depression (including the new NICE guideline) and to consider hypnotic and anxiolytic prescribing in primary care.

Learning outcomes

Having completed this webinar, you will be able to:
  • Advise on the management of depression in adults
  • Consider non-pharmacological options
  • List the choices of antidepressants
  • Recognise the harms associated with hypnotics and anxiolytics
  • Make recommendations on how to reduce or stop hypnotics and anxiolytics