PUBLIC SPEAKING

The royal society of medicine psychiatry section mind matter series on neuromodulation 

28th April 2022

Henrietta Bowden-Jones chairs the talk with Professor Stefano Pallanti, director of the Florence neuroscience institute and Professor Makris from Harvard Medical School.

The Medical Women’s federation talk on International woman’s day 

8th March 2022

Henrietta Bowden-Jones at the Medical Women’s Federation’s International Women’s Day talk focusing on the safety of women in cities and online safety, at the Apothecaries. 

IN CONVERSATION LIVE WITH David Halpern

15th February 2022

Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, RSM Psychiatry Section President, in conversation with Dr David Halpern, Chief Executive Officer of the Behavioural Insights Team (BIT) and the UK’s National What Works Adviser. Discussing his career and early beginnings, how BIT separated from the Cabinet Office and now advises public and private organisations in a multitude of areas, and how BIT is playing a key role and providing important insights into antimicrobial resistance, vaccination, obesity, mental health and most recently a new program of research into behaviour science in the gambling industry. 

ALL PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP ON GAMBLING RELATED HARM SESSION ON TREATMENT

22nd November 2021

Professor Bowden-Jones was an Expert Panellist giving evidence on gambling Treatment. 

GAMBLING DISORDER IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE: AN OVERVIEW

18th November 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE gave a talk at the 6th Annual Children and Young People’s Mental Health Conference. The meeting was aiming to help you to develop a greater understanding of how care is going to be delivered across sectors in England over the next five years. 

IN CONVERSATION LIVE WITH MARIELLA FROSTRUP

17th November 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, RSM Psychiatry Section President, in conversation with Mariella Frostrup, Broadcaster, Columnist, and Author, for a discussion about her career, how COVID-19 has impacted our relationships, and her new book Cracking the Menopause: While keeping yourself together.  

(VERY) BAD HABITS, THE FLIPSIDE PODCAST

10th November 2021

Doctor Henrietta Bowden-Jones shares her research into behavioural addictions such as gambling and gaming. Listen here.

GAMING DISORDER IN THE UK: AN OVERVIEW

4th November 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE lecturing for the UCL Clinical Educational Health Psychology Lecture Series.

ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

3rd November 2021

Prof Bowden-Jones was one of the speakers at the Ceremony. She recited  “The Darkling Thrush” by Thomas Hardy.

The Royal Society of Medicine held a Remembrance Ceremony to honour the sacrifice made by doctors and clinical personnel, killed or injured whilst serving in regions of military conflict.

IN CONVERSATION LIVE WITH PETER CARDWELL

21st October 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, RSM Psychiatry Section President, in conversation with Peter Cardwell, award-winning broadcaster, public speaker, political commentator, and author of The Secret Life of Special Advisers, discussing his journalism and political career, including the events that led him to pen The Secret Life of Special Advisers, his new venture with Home REIT, a closed-ended investment company that intends to be part of the solution to the homelessness crisis in the UK, and his thoughts on how COVID-19 has had a negative impact on the political landscape in the UK and USA.  

THE GOVERNMENT’S GAMBLING REVIEW: PRIORITIES FOR OUR DIGITAL AGE

18th October 2021

Lecture to the Behavioural Insights Team BIT 

IN CONVERSATION LIVE WITH MICHAEL BERKELEY, LORD BERKELEY OF KNIGHTON CBE

29th September 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, RSM Psychiatry Section President, in conversation with Michael Berkeley CBE, Composer and Broadcaster discussing his career in music, his process for composing exquisite pieces of music, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the orchestral scene. 

“CAN VIDEO GAMES HELP ME OR HARM ME?”

6th August 2021

Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones speaks with Adrian Hon, Professor Andrew Przybylski, Professor Pete Etchells, Dr Sabine Harrer, Alex Lathbridge, and Anand Jagatia looking at the evidence and play some games along the way, speaking to psychologists, doctors and game designers about the power of video games to change us – for better or worse.

Listen here.

VIRTUAL INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRISTS

22nd June 2021

Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones discusses: Gambling disorder in England: 2021 overview.

IN WOMEN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

18th June 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones gave the lecture “Gaming Disorder in young people and women and the impact of lockdown.”

IN CONVERSATION LIVE WITH DR DAVID NOTT OBE

16th June 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE in conversation with Dr David Nott OBE, Consultant Surgeon at St Mary’s Hospital and author of the bestselling memoir War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line, about his career and life experiences dealing with patients in conflict and catastrophe zones. David will also be discussing the difficulties in training war doctors and why he set up the David Nott Foundation.

IOMH SYMPOSIUM – ADDICTION 

2nd June 2021

 Institute of Mental Health Clinical-Academic Symposium on Addiction. Bowden-Jones discusses: Gambling – a behavioural addiction

IN CONVERSATION LIVE WITH TONY ADAMS

2nd June 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE in conversation with Tony Adams MBE, the most successful Arsenal FC Captain of all time, ex-England Captain, and the only player in English football history to have captained a title-winning team in three different decades, discussing his 22-year football career at Arsenal FC, the pressure of representing your country in elite sporting competitions, his experiences with alcoholism and the Sporting Chance Clinic, and how he was inspired by his own emotional and mental health issues and created SIX MHS (SIX Mental Health Solutions), a mental and physical therapies organisation that helps businesses support their employee needs through education and support.

PRESIDENTIAL PRIORITIES AND THE PANDEMIC

27th May 2021

In this webinar, Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones interviews Dr Adrian James, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, on his priorities for his three-year term – which focuses on ensuring equity between physical and mental health, championing diversity, supporting the workforce, and putting sustainability at the heart of all that the college does. He also reflects on the college’s work during the pandemic and how it will continue to support its members going forward.

24th May 2021

JP Flintoff interviews Prof Henrietta Bowden-Jones about her work and her experiences treating patients.

TRANSFORMING MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19

22nd April 2021

Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones, contributes to this important full-day webinar exploring the views of clinicians, researchers, teachers, parents, and young people in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the policy aspirations of the 2017 government initiative ‘Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision – a Green Paper’. It delves into how lockdown affected mental health in our nation’s schools, and how mental health interventions can be implemented in schools to provide earlier access to care.

MENTAL HEALTH IN THE PANDEMIC

22nd April 2021

Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones, leads a panel who will discuss the latest research and answer questions around topics including the impact on young people’s mental health, suicide rates, and the effect on the already vulnerable.

PREVENTING GAMBLING RELATED HARM AT SOCIETAL LEVEL – DCMS ROUNDTABLE

20th April 2021

Uk Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Roundtable discussing preventing gambling related harm at societal level

ADAPTING TO NEW DIGITAL WAYS OF DELIVERING TREATMENT IN LOCKDOWN: AN NHS TEAM PERSONAL JOURNEY

14th April 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones joined by Dame Clare Gerada, for an insightful conversation about her career, her interests in addiction, COVID-19 and the mental strain on medical professionals, and the need for developing better ‘psychological PPE’. She will be also talking about her latest book Beneath the White Coat: Doctors, Their Minds and Mental Health, and the charity Doctors in Distress. To watch the full conversation click here.

THE BRAIN SOMEWHERE ELSE: BEHAVIOURAL ADDICTIONS IN THE AGE OF THE INTERNET

9th April 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones speaks on Gambling Disorder in a Digital Age: What have we learned?

ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE MEDICAL GENETICS SECTION: ADDICTION

29th March 2021

Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones was one of three speakers at the Royal Society of Medicine prestigious event on the Genetics of Addiction with Prof  Eric Nestler and Prof Nora Volkow 

LESSONS LEARNED ONE YEAR ON: THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR GAMING DISORDERS

26th March 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones discusses the National Centre for Gaming Disorders: lessons learned one year on.

ADAPTING TO NEW DIGITAL WAYS OF DELIVERING TREATMENT IN LOCKDOWN: AN NHS TEAM PERSONAL JOURNEY

18th March 2021

Henrietta Bowden-Jones hosts a panel discussion for Rewired 2021 – The Virtual Festival celebrating the best of digital health.

BRAINCAST PODCAST BY MAUDSLEY LEARNING

9th March 2021

Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones meets Pospo to discuss: Why do we love playing video games? How much is too much? Are age and sex, relevant? Is it all doom and gloom? How can the $150+ billion industry help? And more, listen here.

ADDICTED! WITH TECH SHOCK  

8th March 2021

Why are we facing a gambling – and now gaming – addiction crisis? Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones speaking with Vicki and Geraldine answering the questions below:

Are there links between gambling and gaming?
How come we don’t know how big a problem we’ve got?
Gaming: a gateway to problem gambling?
What does gaming disorder look like?
A personal problem, affecting a minority of ‘vulnerable’ people? Or a public health issue?

Listen here.

PEARLS OF WISDOM FROM MEDICAL WOMEN 

8th March 2021

A Medical Women’s Federation webinar. Speakers: Prof Henrietta Bowden- Jones, Dr Fiona Cornish, Neena Modi and Angharad Ruttley.

INSIDE BRITAIN’S FIRST GAMING ADDICTION CLINIC FOR TEENAGER‪S

2nd March 2021

What would you do if your child couldn’t stop gaming? Professor Bowden-Jones interviewed by Jenny Kleeman. Listen here.

gambling disord in a digital age

27th February 2021

Professor Bowden-Jones ran a workshop on Gambling Disorder in a Digital Age at the National Student Psychiatry Conference, hosted by the Cambridge University Psychiatry Society.

 

Gambling reform debate 

23rd February 2021

Professor Bowden-Jones gave evidence at the Peers for Gambling Reform seminar on progress within the gambling reform debate.

 

WOMEN AND GAMBLING

25th January 2021

Professor Bowden-Jones gave evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Women and Gambling.

GAMBLING AND GAMING: HOW TO PROTECT YOUNG PEOPLE

12th January 2021

Bowden-Jones speaks at the Safeguarding Children in the Digital Age 2021. Listen here.

IN CONVERSATION LIVE WITH MARTHA LANE FOX CBE

16th December 2020

Henrietta Bowden-Jones, joined by Martha Lane Fox CBE for an insightful discussion on her immensely successful career and where it all started, her responsible tech and the environment work, and her views on a tech-centric national recovery for the UK after COVID-19. More information here.

ONLINE HARMS WEBINAR SERIES:

TECHNOLOGY AND MENTAL HEALTH

9th December 2020

Henrietta Bowden-Jones speaks with a group of internationally renowned academic and clinical experts in the area to discuss how technology use has become the status quo. With its ubiquity and mobility, concerns have been raised about problematic technology use. This webinar covered the issues of the day, including concerns raised in the context of problematic use and its impact on mental health.  

SYSTEMIC RACISM IN HEALTHCARE: WHAT CAN PSYCHIATRY DO?

26th November 2020

This Mind Matters webinar will hear from two Royal College of Psychiatry leads about race, equality and their strategy for the college to combat racism. Join us to more widely understand the embedded racial biases we all live with and the part that psychiatry plays in dealing with racism and inequality within healthcare. Click here for more information.

IN CONVERSATION LIVE WITH BARONESS BEEBAN KIDRON OBE

25th November 2020

Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE; British Filmmaker, Founder and Chair of 5Rights Foundation and Crossbench Life peer in the House of Lords, will be joining Professor Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE (President of the RSM Psychiatry Section) to navigate us through her career in filmmaking, talk about her experience in Parliament, and discuss her exceptional efforts in transforming the digital world with children and young people in mind.

PSYCHIATRIST OF THE YEAR AWARDED BY THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF PSYCHIATRISTS

19th November 2020

Having been awarded the “Psychiatrist of the Year” 2020 prize Prof Bowden-Jones made a speech thanking her NHS Trust and the 150 people who have worked at her clinics over the years. She finished with a dedication to colleagues. 

“I would like to dedicate this, the most significant award a psychiatrist can ever hope to receive, to all the doctors who have died of Covid this year whilst doing their job and to all the psychiatrists who, despite the very difficult circumstances, carried on looking after the mental health of the nation. 

Ours is a vocation and it is at times like these that our true calling shines through”

GAMBLING DISORDER AND THE DIGITAL AGE

 

10th November 2020

Professor Bowden-Jones gave evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Gambling Harm and spoke about the impact of COVID 19 Lockdown on NHS services delivering treatment for gambling Disorders.

 

GAMBLING DISORDER AND THE DIGITAL AGE

6th November 2020

Henrietta Bowden-Jones gave a keynote on Gambling Disorder and the Digital Age at the Medical Women’s Federation talk.

A DOCTOR’S JOURNEY

4th November 2020

A discussion with Elizabeth Loney – part of the Leadership and Wellness stream.

BEHAVIOURAL ADDICTIONS: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW 

29th October 2020

Part of the Psychiatry Secton for the series Mind Matters, Henrietta Bowden-Jones interviews Professor Marc Potenza. 

ADDICTION AND THE NEW NORMAL 

28th October 2020

Speaker for the Healthcare Leadership Academy talk on Addiction and The New Normal.

ADDICTION AND THE NEW NORMAL 

15th October 2020

Prof Henrietta Bowden-Jones gave evidence at the All Party Parliamentary Group on Children and Gambling Harm. In this meeting she talked about the extent of financial harm that young people at the NHS Young Person’s Clinic had incurred over the previous two years. More information here.