national association of psychiatric intensive care units


NAPICU is a membership focused, not for profit multi-disciplinary organisation and a registered charity.

We are committed to our members and to working with our members to develop and promote the speciality of psychiatric intensive care and acute services. We are dedicated to improving patient experience and outcome, and to promoting staff support and development.
Our members are mostly located in the United Kingdom and become members when working in specific wards or units, which join our association, or as individual mental health professionals from any discipline. We also have Ward and individual members from Europe and across the world.
Membership runs annually from 1st April – 31st March

There are four types of NAPICU membership

For detailed information about each type of membership click on the links above.

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