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NEW! Joint BAP NAPICU evidence based guidelines for the clinical management of acute disturbance (de-escalation and rapid tranquillisation)

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 […]

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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 […]

NEW! NAPICU Seclusion Position Statement

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 […]