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 […]
To view the 2nd Announcement document please click here or to download a copy please click here Don’t forget our early bird deadline for registration is the 31st July 2017, registrations are coming in regularly, please book early to avoid disappointment. Our Annual Team of the Year Award is open for submissions, the deadline is […]
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 would like to encourage you to attend our first International Conference in Trinity College, Dublin on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th September 2017. The theme for this year’s conference is International Perspectives in Acute, Emergency and Forensic Mental Healthcare We have international speakers and presentations on a broad range of themes to provide a […]
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 […]
Today, NAPICU are proud to launch our new “Guidance for Commissioners of Psychiatric Intensive Care Units (PICU) 2016” in collaboration with NHS Clinical Commissioners, to find out more please visit
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 […]