Register now for the 21st Annual NAPICU Conference

The 2016 NAPICU conference will be held at the University of Keele on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th of September 2016.  This years conference theme is “Achieving the best for patients: beyond restriction” We have compiled a diverse and comprehensive programme ranging from national trajectories, to implementing outcomes of latest clinical guidelines, updates on new commissioning […]

NAPICU PARLIAMENTARY MEETING

NAPICU hosted; “PICUs: The reality of emergency inpatient mental healthcare” at the House of Commons, London.  We would like to thank you everyone who attended this event. We had 50 people engaged in a very inactive afternoon. The event was very well s upported by professionals in attendance such as Dr Geraldine Strathdee, Hazel Watson and […]

NEW! NAPICU PUBLISHING ANNOUNCEMENT

NAPICU, the UK’s National Association of Psychiatric Intensive Care and Low Secure Units is pleased to announce that it is taking over publication of the Journal of Psychiatric Intensive Care. Effective from the 1st of January 2016, Fast Track articles and all subsequent issues of the journal will be available on IngentaConnect. The first journal […]

National Minimum Standards for Psychiatric Intensive Care Units for Young People September 2015 – PDF Now Available for Download

NAPICU is proud to publish these inaugural standards for care delivered in Psychiatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs) for young people. The increasing use of all types of mental health service by patients under the age of 18 years has received national attention in recent years. The clinical challenges presented by young people cared for in […]