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May 30, 2018

Addiction in the Workplace - “Out of the Shadows”


Dr Neil Brener
Dr Neil Brener will be speaking at iCAAD London 2019 on "The representation of madness in 19 century opera" Today Dr Brener is a Consultant Psychiatrist at The Priory...

Dr. Gill Macleod
Gill MacLeod is HCA ED of Primary care and CEO of Roodlane Medical. She has worked in the City for the last 25 years. She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, a...


The first question is what is the City and why is it so important. The City is much more than just Bankers. It

is a complete ecosystem from the mail room to the CEO and all in between. It is a community as much as a

workplace, with rules and special cultural traits. There are of course many support systems that make it work.

But, this session will look specifically at three fundamental questions that are pertinent to working in the city:

• Is there a specific addiction problem in the City?

• Is addiction any different in City workers?

• In a post Brexit City what will happen to the treatment of addiction and other mental health problems?

Having collectively worked in the City for over twenty years the panel will attempt to answer these questions.

The session will look at treatment and the changing attitudes to addiction and mental health in the City.