Niall Boyce

Niall Boyce trained in medicine at Oxford University before moving to north London to specialise in psychiatry. He joined The Lancet as a Senior Editor in 2010, and launched The Lancet Psychiatry as its founding Editor in 2014. He has chaired and presented at numerous conferences, and is one of the originators and organisers of the popular Mental Health Question Time events, which bring professionals and the public together to talk about important social and clinical issues. Niall has broadcast on BBC radio in the UK and ABC radio in Australia, and presents the monthly Lancet Psychiatry podcast. In recognition of his work in the field of psychiatry, Niall was made an honorary member of the World Psychiatric Association in 2017. His interests include suicide research, the role of cultural factors in mental illness and treatment, digital technology and mental health, and phenomenology.



16.05.2019 CME Credits Update

The scientific programme is accredited with 14 WPA Education credits (14 CME).

Foreign participants will receive WPA Educational Credits Certificates via e-mail.


24.01.2019 The deadline for the submission of abstracts has been extended

Dear colleagues,
Hereby we are informing you that, in accordance with the decision of the Organizing
Committee of the international conference “Centenary of community based psychiatry:
Landmarks and Perspectives”, 
the deadline for the submission of abstracts has been extended until March 01, 2019 (inclusive).
The abstract submission section will be available in your personal account after
The conditions for abstract submission are also described in your personal account.


01.06.2018 Electronic pre-registration opened.

Call for papers

Scientific Committee invites you to contribute with an article on the organization of community-based mental care in your country. The collection of articles will be published as a book that aims to reflect current situation in community-based mental care in different countries over the globe (details on publication terms and conditions will be provided shortly). The language of publication is English.
If you would like to contribute with the article, please, contact [email protected] for further instructions. Please, provide information regarding your name, your country, professional position and affiliations in the covering letter.