22nd Annual NAPICU Conference, First Announcement

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 […]

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 […]

NAPICU PARLIAMENTARY MEETING

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 […]

NEW! NAPICU PUBLISHING ANNOUNCEMENT

NAPICU, the UK’s National Association of Psychiatric Intensive Care and Low Secure Units is pleased to announce that it is taking over publication of the Journal of Psychiatric Intensive Care. Effective from the 1st of January 2016, Fast Track articles and all subsequent issues of the journal will be available on IngentaConnect. The first journal […]

National Minimum Standards for Psychiatric Intensive Care Units for Young People September 2015 – PDF Now Available for Download

NAPICU is proud to publish these inaugural standards for care delivered in Psychiatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs) for young people. The increasing use of all types of mental health service by patients under the age of 18 years has received national attention in recent years. The clinical challenges presented by young people cared for in […]