NEW for 2018: NAPICU Quality Improvement of the Year Award The theme of the NAPICU conference this year is Quality Improvement (QI) and consequently the conference will have QI projects of the year. QI is ensuring health care is safe, effective, patient-centred, timely, efficient and equitable. The project should be evidence based and should include […]
The National Association of Psychiatric Intensive Care and Low Secure Units (NAPICU) and The British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) have developed a new joint guideline. The launch meeting on Friday 8th June 2018 will introduce our new guideline and clinical algorithm to guide treatment and comprises of speakers from the group who have developed the […]
First Announcement 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 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 […]
The NAPICU Quarterly Meeting was held on Thursday 16th November at Nobel Suite 1, Pullman, London, St Pancreas: Women’s PICU: A Focus on Quality and Improvement. Women’s PICU from: CANDI, CNWL, ELFT & SLAM and The Cassel.
NAPICU Quarterly Meeting, Mid-November 2017 – London. ‘Women’s PICU – A Focus on Quality Improvement’. Details Coming Soon
NAPICU’s 22nd Annual Conference was held on Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th and Friday 8th September 2017 at Trinity College, Dublin. We hope you enjoyed the conference Download our Programme and Abstract book here
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 […]
NAPICU and DIMHN are proud to launch our joint guidance on the Design of PICUs. This document is available to download from the NAPICU website and the DIMHN website.
NAPICU have successfully hosted a local quarterly meeting with the Priory Group at Cheadle Royal Hospital. The meeting took place on Friday 19th May 2017, the theme for the day was Meeting the Challenges within CAMHS PICUs. To view the preliminary programme for this event follow the link below: