***Please note this draft programme is a flexible guide and is subject to change. ***


Ketamine for depression: patient & public consultation day

Date: Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Participants: patients, carers and service users

Aims:

1. To brief participants on the effects and possible uses of ketamine and related drugs for treating psychiatric conditions.

2. To gather opinions on:

  • Practical arrangements for ketamine treatment
  • Balance between restriction and access
  • Monitoring of ketamine prescribing

Draft Programme:

10.00 – 10.30 Registration and refreshments

10.30 – 10.55 Welcome and introductions

10.55 – 12.10 Ketamine: effects and state of the field Presentation followed by discussion and feedback

12.10 – 13.00 Lunch

13.00 – 14.15 What can we learn from approaches to other drugs? Presentation followed by discussion and feedback

14.15 – 14.30 Voting options

14.30 – 14.50 Break with refreshments

14.50 – 15.30 Table discussion

15.30 – 15.45 Voting

15.45 – 16.15 Voting results and summing up