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Dr Dinal Vekaria, NAPICU Director of Scientific Programmes is delighted to launch the Programme and Abstract Book for the 23rd Annual NAPICU Conference. The Conference will take place on Thursday 6th – Friday 7th September 2018 at Holywell Park, Conference Centre, Loughborough University.
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. Topic: Rapid Tranquilisation Co-Authors: Maxine X Patel, Faisil N Sethi With co-authors (in alphabetical order): TRE Barnes, R Dix, L Dratcu, BJ Fox, M Garriga, J Haste, KG Kahl, A Lingford-Hughes, RH McAllister-Williams, A O’Brien, C Parker, B Paterson, C Paton, S Posporelis, DM Taylor, E Vieta, B Völlm, C Wilson-Jones and L Woods […]
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:
NAPICU hosted their previous local quarterly meeting on Friday 10th February 2017, with Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust. This meeting will be held at the Mayfield Suite, Fulwood House, to view the preliminary programme please click here .
NAPICU and Design in Mental Health Network have been working in collaboration recently to produce a guidance based on the design of the picus to link in with NAPICUs National Minimum Standards. This document is now ready for external consultation and we are inviting our members to add any comments on the document via email […]
Mr Roland Dix Approved Clinician, Consultant Nurse in Psychiatric Intensive Care & Recovery, 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Editor-in-Chief Journal of Psychiatric Intensive Care & Low Secure Units and NAPICU Executive Member. “As first presented at the NAPICU Annual Conference in 2016 hopefully this will clarify issues for a lot of our delegates and members, please let […]