Older Minds, New Ideas

A one-day conference for multidisciplinary staff working with older people with mental health problems 

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost?

Fees for the conference (which include lunch/coffee/tea/hot chocolate) will be charged as follows:-

Doctors - £15 

Other Professionals -  £15

Fees for this year are significantly reduced due to negotiations with the Life Science Hub and closer working relationships between the venue managers and event organisers

Can I pay by credit card?

Yes, via website

May I have a receipt for my fees?

Yes, EventBrite website will generate receipt on booking

Can I book a provisional place?

No. Your application should be accompanied by full payment via online booking page.

Start and finish times?

09:30 - Registration

16:30 - Finish

What if I want to cancel?

100% refund via website if cancelled 7 full days before conference

I have special dietary needs - e.g. vegetarian, vegan, no beef ... Can these be catered for?

There will be a variety of dietary options including veg and non veg food


This event provides 4.5 hours of CPD subject to peer group approval.

Can I just turn up on the day?

No. It is not possible to just turn up on the day and pay (or arrange for your department to be invoiced). This is because we need to finalise numbers in advance in order to arrange the set up of the venue and the catering.

Can you invoice my department?

No, we cannot provide a “cost code” or invoice your department for payment of the fees.

Who organises this?

Thanks for asking!  The OMNI organising committee is made up of a team of Old Age Psychiatrists working on a not for profit basis in regard to this conference.  Our aim is to be involved with organising the best, sustainable, Old Age Psychiatric conference in Wales.

The committee consists of

Dr Raja Adnan Ahmed

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Sugandha Kumar

Consultant Psychiatrist

Dr Danika Rafferty

ST6 Old Age Psychiatry

Dr Rugiyya Saeed

ST6 Old Age Psychiatry

Dr David Howells

Associate Specialist Old Age Psychiatry

Dr Lionel Peter

Consultant Psychiatrist