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23rd Annual NAPICU Conference: Thursday 6th – Friday 7th September 2018

Preliminary Programme Dr Shanika Balachandra, NAPICU Deputy Director of Scientific Programmes together with the NAPICU Executive Committee, is delighted to announce the 23rd Annual NAPICU Conference Preliminary Programme. This year the Conference will take place at Holywell Park, Conference Centre, Loughborough University on Thursday 6th and Friday 7th September 2018.  Please save the date! Registration is […]

NAPICU Quarterly Meeting: Thursday 1st March 2018 POSTPONED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER WARNINGS!

NEW!! NAPICU will host the first Quarterly Meeting of 2018 on Thursday 1st March in partnership with St Andrew’s Healthcare in Northampton. The theme for the meeting is Promoting Safer Procedures, the day will include sessions from the team at St Andrews, Pharmaceutical approach, Therapies in the PICU setting and data collection. St Andrew’s Healthcare […]


NAPICU has recently ceased its collaboration with the CCQI in relation to AIMS-PICU. The CCQI future strategy intends to harmonise all AIMS standards in order to develop the framework across a wide range of mental health areas in community adult mental health and children’s services. This will then form their quality assessment framework across these […]


NAPICU and the British Association of Psychopharmacology (BAP) are working together to produce Evidence Based Guidelines for the Clinical Management of Acute Disturbance (De-escalation and Rapid Tranquillisation). Following the Experts’ Consensus Day Meeting in London in June 2017, work is now fully underway to draft the guideline. Dr Faisil Sethi (NAPICU Vice Chairman) said: this […]