Conferences, Courses & Events

All conferences, courses and events listed on this site have relevance to our Members. As part of the arrangement with course organisers we ensure that all Football Medicine & Performance Association Members receive a discount on events listed below.

**FREE COURSE** Taking Action - Tackling Mental Health

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discussions between the FMPA and Premier League have led to the funding of an education workshop for medicine and performance staff in professional football.




This will be held at the Etihad Stadium and will be FREE to all FMPA members.




A nominal charge of £30 will be applicable for non-members.




The event is expected to stimulate a lively debate about where we are with this increasingly important issue and explore the role of, and the thoughts of our members in determining what needs to be done to deliver best practice care within football.




Please note delegate spaces will be limited and allocated on a first come basis.






2.00 – 2.15      Introduction


Eamonn Salmon



Setting out the format of the event



2.15 – 2.30      Premier League



Andy O’Boyle



Detailing the work that the Premier League are doing in Mental Health



2.30 – 3.00      Sporting Chance



Colin Bland or Alex Mills



Defining Mental Health challenges within Football



3.00 – 3.20      Professor Andy Smith



First Aid for Mental Health



3.20 – 3.40      Welfare and Safeguarding Officer



Mental Health outside of the Premier League



Mike Hurn – Wigan Athletic FC



3.40 – 4.10      Break



4.10 – 4.40      Mental Illness



Phillip Hopley






4.40 – 5.00      Club Medical Staff and their role in Mental Health Awareness



Bryan English



5.00 – 5.45      Taking Action – setting out a plan for management of Mental Health in Football – possibly a ‘consensus statement’ for publication in FMPA magazine



Panel Discussion



5.45 – 6.00      Summing up and Closing comments



Eamonn Salmon



How to Apply

Please email applications stating Name, Club, Position to
Etihad Stadium - Manchester Greater Manchester M11 3FF