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Scottish Practice Exchange for Children

SPEC is a nationwide video conferencing opportunity with professionals from around Scotland working with children under 12 years of age with severe and complex mental health problems. 

It is run by the national Scottish Child Inpatient Psychiatry Unit based at the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.

It is an opportunity to consider complex cases in a supportive way, providing   interesting and enlightening reflection.

It is a CPD event


Upcoming Dates:

  •          28th September 2017 (2-4pm)
  •          Topic: GIRFEC
  •          23rd November 2017 (2-4pm)
  •          22nd February 2018 (2-4pm)
  •          26th April 2018 (2-4pm)
  •          28th June 2018 (2-4pm)


If you are a professional based in Scotland who works with severe and complex child mental health and are interested in joining our mailing list, please do get in touch with us and ask for your email address to be passed on to Dr Ruairidh McKay, lead CIPU consultant child psychiatrist:

National Scottish Child Inpatient Psychiatry Unit
Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

Tel: 0141 452 4535
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]