national association of psychiatric intensive care units

Conference Programme

Welcome to the NAPICU 27th Annual Conference Programme! We are thrilled to present an enriching lineup of talks, workshops, and discussions aimed at advancing the field of acute mental healthcare.

Please note that the programme outlined below is subject to change as we strive to bring you the most relevant and impactful content. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to engage with leading experts in the field and expand your knowledge base. Register soon to take advantage of our early bird rates, available until June 30th. We look forward to welcoming you to an inspiring and informative conference experience.

NAPICU CHAIRMAN WELCOME SPEECH

Time: 9.00 – 9.20 AM 
Location: CALON 1
Speaker:

 

Dr Stephen Pereira

Consultant Psychiatrist, NAPICU Chairman & Co-Founder

THURSDAY CHAIR

Time: 9.20 – 9.30 AM 
Location: CALON 1
Speaker:

 

Mr Chris Dzikiti

Director of Mental Health, Care Quality Commission
& NAPICU Director of Operations

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Time: 9.30 – 10.15 AM 
Location: CALON 1
Speaker:

 

 

Dr Shubulade Smith

President, Royal College of Psychiatrists

COFFEE BREAK WITH NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

Time: 10:15 – 10:40 AM
Location: CALON 2 & FOYER
Exhibiton Area: 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Time: 10.40 – 11.20 AM
Location: CALON 1
Speaker: TBC 

PANEL SESSION: PATIENT SAFETY & IMPROVEMENT

Time: 11:20 – 11.20 AM
Location: CALON 1
Speakers: 


Mr Sean Grosvenor 
Community Interface Team Manager, South West London & St George’s Mental Health Trust

 

 

 

Mrs Vanessa Lee
Carer Representative, NAPICU

 

 

 

 

Dr Shubulade Smith
President, Royal College of Psychiatrists

 

 

 

Mr Roland Dix
Consultant Nurse in Psychiatric Intensive Care & Secure Recover, 2Gether NHS Foundation Trust & NAPICU Editor in Chief

LUNCH BREAK WITH NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

Time: 12:45 – 13:45 AM
Location: CALON 2 & FOYER
Exhibiton Area: 

BREAKOUT ROOM: SAFE SPACES

Time: 13:45 – 14:45 PM
Location: CALON 1
Speakers: 

 

Miss Elsie Chizana

Nurse Team Leader, Hazel Ward, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

 

 

Miss Charlotte Dodd

Ward Manager, Hazel Ward, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

 

BREAKOUT ROOM: RAPID TRANQUILISATION

Time: 13:45 – 14:45 PM
Location: BRECON
Speakers: 

 

Mrs Jules Haste
Deputy Treasurer, NAPICU

 

 

 

Dr Siobhan Gee
Consultant Pharmacist, Deputy Director of Pharmacy, South London, and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

BREAKOUT ROOM: CAMHS NETWORK

Time: 13:45 – 14:45 PM
Location: CAERPHILLY
Speakers:

 

Mr Sahil Dodhia
Senior Project Manager & Expert by Experience, NHS England


 

Ms Yvonne Carey
Senior Programme Manager, MentalHealth, Learning Disability and Autism and Specialised Commissioning Teams, NHS England

 

 

Dr Celeste Foster
Associate Professor Child Mental Health Nursing, University of Salford

 

 

 

Dr Beryl Navti
Clinical Lead Pharmacist, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), North East London NHS Foundation Trust

BREAKOUT ROOM: OT NETWORK

Time: 13:45 – 14:45 PM
Location: PEMBROKE
Speakers:

 

Ms Becky Davies
Head of Occupational Therapy, Southwark Directorate at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

 

 

Ms Stephanie Haig
Advanced Occupational Therapist & Sensory Integration Practitioner at St George’s Hospital, Midlands Partnership University Foundation NHS Trust

COFFEE BREAK WITH NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

Time: 14:45 – 15:15 PM
Location: CALON 2 & FOYER
Exhibiton Area: 

ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS

Time: 15:15 – 16:30 PM
Location: CALON 1
Speakers: TBC 

There is still time to submit your abstract – Click here to see how!
Closing date: Friday 7th June 2024

NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

Time: 16:30 – 17:00 PM
Location: CALON 2 & FOYER
Exhibiton Area: 

GALA AWARDS DINNER WITH PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES

Time: 19:00 – MIDNIGHT
Location: Marriot Hotel, Cardiff

Gala Awards with Dinner and Photo Opportunities!

Submit a team member of your choice for “Staff Recognition Awards” – Click Here for more info

Grab a photo with your colleagues/team before the event begins! Photos will be held in the foyer of the Marriot upon arrival from 18:30 – 19:00 PM.

*If you are registered make sure you have sent any dietary requirements to the admin team*
NAPICU ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND OPEN FORUM (AGM)

Time: 09:20 – 9.50 AM 
Location: CALON 1

For members & Non-members to attend. 

FRIDAY CHAIR

Time: 09:50 – 10:00 AM 
Location: CALON 1
Speaker:

 

 

Mr Andy Johnston

Executive Director of Policy and Public Relations at NAPICU, Clinical Director AndyJohnstoneAssociates

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Time: 9.30 – 10.15 AM 
Location: CALON 1
Speaker: Mr Geoff Brennan

SENSORY STRATEGY PILOT FOR REDUCING CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR- A QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

Time: 10:45 – 11:30 AM
Location: CALON 1
Speakers: 

 


 

Miss Courtney Greene
Regional Lead Occupational Therapist, Cygnet Health Care

 

 

 

Miss Theoca Moodley
Head of Occupational Therapy, Cygnet Health Care

COFFEE BREAK WITH NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

Time: 11:30 – 12:00 AM
Location: CALON 2 & FOYER
Exhibiton Area: 

UNDERSTANDING THE USE OF PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATION IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S MENTAL HEALTH INPATIENT SERVICES.

Time: 13:45 – 14:45 PM
Location: CALON 1
Speakers: 

Ms Anne Webster
Lead Psychotropic Medication in Children and Young People’s Mental Health Inpatient Services project, NHS England

 

 

 

Mr Dave Branford

Independent Pharmacy Advisor, NHS England

 

 

 

Ms Kirsten Peebles

Lived Experience Advisor

 

 

 

Mr David Gill

Lived Experience Advisor, NHS England

Time: 12:45 – 13:15 PM
Location: BRECON
Speakers: 

 

Mr Doug Melia
Soft Restraint Equipment Specialist, St Andrew’s PMVA Team & MOJ Representative

CONFERENCE CLOSE

Time: 13:15 – 13:30 PM
Location: CALON 1
Speakers:

 

Mr Andy Johnston

Executive Director of Policy and Public Relations at NAPICU, Clinical Director AndyJohnstoneAssociates

LUNCH BREAK WITH NETWORKING & EXHIBITION

Time: 13:30 PM
Location: CALON 2 & FOYER
Exhibiton Area: 

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