NAPICU Quarterly Meetings
NAPICU Online Quarterly Meeting – May 2023
Thursday 18th May 2023
12pm – 4pm
Online Zoom Event!
Hosted by Dr Hamid Alhaj – Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Sharjah and NAPICU Director of Research
Dr Daniel Whiting – Clinical Associate Professor in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Nottingham
Dr Noor Majed Al Mheiri – Director of Mental Health, Emirates Health Service, UAE
Dr Asif Bachlani – Consultant Psychiatrist Priory Woking Hospital and Associate Non-Executive Director for Kent and Medway Partnership NHS Trust
Ms Stephanie Haig – Advanced Occupational Therapist & Sensory Integration Practitioner, St Georges Hospital, Stafford
Dr Aileen O’Brien – Reader in Psychiatry and Education, St. George’s University of London and NAPICU Director of Educational Programmes
NAPICU Online Quarterly Meeting 2022
Wednesday 30th March 2022 2pm – 4pm
Hosted by Mr Andy Johnston – Executive Director of Policy and Public Relations at NAPICU, Clinical Director AndyJohnstoneAssociates.
View Programme here
Dr Celeste Foster
Deputy Director for School of Health & Society Research Centres, Directorate Nursing and Midwifery, Fellow HEA Senior Lecturer Mental Health
Dr Kirsty Smedley
Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Honorary Lecturer
NAPICU Quarterly Meetings 2021
FRIDAY 12th NOVEMBER 2021 10.30AM – 1.30PM(GMT) (Virtually)
Prof Qutayba Hamid
Dr Hamid Alhaj
Dr Wendy Sherwood
Dr Adrian James
View presentations and recording Click Here (for registered delegates only).
PAST ONLINE MINI QUARTERLY MEETINGS
*Member’s login required – become a member here
PROMOTING POSITIVE INNOVATION – 26th November 2021
PUTTING SAFETY FIRST – 25th June 2020
PUTTING TECHNOLOGY FIRST – 30th July 2020
PUTTING SERVICE USERS FIRST – 27th August 2020
PUTTING STAFF FIRST – 24th September 2020
PROMOTING POSITIVE PRACTICE – 29th October 2020
NAPICU Quarterly Meetings 2020
Thursday 20th February 2020 –“Collaborative working and the interfaces between PICU, prison and forensic services. How to improve the patient experience”
This Quarterly Meeting is being hosted by Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Programme click here
NAPICU Quarterly Meetings 2019
Thursday 20th June 2019 – Advancing the Reduction of Restrictive Interventions in PICU and Low Secure Environments
This event was hosted by Hywel Dda University Health Board,
Reducing Restrictive Practices is high on the National Commissioning, Regulatory and Provider Agenda’s and many services are now benefiting from the focus of this activity.
This NAPICU Quarterly Meeting was focused on ‘Advancing the Reduction of Restrictive Practices within PICU and Low Secure Environments. Delegates heard updates and discussed the national programmes from NHSE’s Expert Reference Group led by Specialised Commissioning and the United Kingdom’s Restraint Reduction Network (UKRRN). The Host Health Board presented on its recent ‘twinning’ with services Trieste, Italy who have led the way in many developments in mental health services and from other services who have innovated to make a difference to services users and staff working within our environments.
Programme click here
Friday 17th May 2019 – Improving and Innovating in CAMHS PICU and Low Secure Services
This meeting saw the launch of the NAPICU CAMHS PICU/Low Secure Clinical Network
Over the years, professional colleagues working within the CAMHS arena have
approached NAPICU for support, guidance and information. This led to our
collaborative work in developing and publishing the National Minimum Standards for
CAMHS PICUs in 2014 and hosting several Quarterly Meetings focusing on the
unique challenges encountered within CAMHS inpatient services. Further requests
have led us to develop and launch a National Clinical Network aimed at supporting
CAMHS PICU and Low Secure services………. read more
Programme click here
To view the presentation click here
NAPICU Quarterly Meetings 2018
Thursday 17th August, Advancing in Practice- the uncomfortable truth’ hosted by Broadmoor Hospital To view the programme for the day please click here
Friday 19th May, Meeting the Challenges within CAMHS PICUs.’ hosted with the Priory Group at Cheadle Royal Hospital, Cheadle To view the programme for the day please click here
Wednesday 21st March ‘Promoting Safer Procedures’ hosted by St Andrew’s Healthcare To view the programme for the day please click here
NAPICU Quarterly Meetings 2017
Thursday 16th November 2017 – London. ‘Women’s PICU – A Focus on Quality Improvement’. To view the Programme please click here
Thursday 29th June 2017 -NAPICU and the Scottish Patient Safety Programme hosted a Quarterly Meeting in Glasgow
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 Quarterly Meetings 2016
Friday 3rd June 2016 – Women’s PICUs This meeting was jointly hosted by Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust at Hallam Conference Centre in London. The meeting was very interactive with delegates very engaged with each of the topics discussed. The presentation can be found here.
For older quarterly meeting please contact the admin office
Why not host a Local Quarterly Meeting?
Hosting a meeting will enable your unit to develop local networks, hear presentations from local practitioners and showcase local best practice and expertise.
The NAPICU Administration team can advise you about selecting a venue and will assist you to advertise your event. They will oversee the registration of delegates and assist running your event on the day.
Attendance at Local Quarterly Meetings is free for NAPICU members, a small fee applies for non-members.
Hosting a meeting is a great opportunity to make contact with colleagues and build relationships with nearby units. Put your unit on the map, educate others with examples of your good practice and learn from those who attend.
If you are interested in hosting a Local Quarterly Meeting and would like more information please contact the NAPICU administrative office by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephoning 01355 244585.