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Do you want to become a peer reviewer?

As a peer reviewer you will visit other community mental health services. This provides an excellent opportunity to learn from other services, share good practice, contribute to the peer review process and network with colleagues. 

More information about the benefits of being a peer reviewer can be found on this poster.

Training is open to all staff working in ACOMHS member services. This includes consultants and specialist registrars (SpR), registered mental health nurses and nurses in training, service managers and matrons, support workers and wider MDT. This is an excellent opportunity for professional development, to contribute to the peer review process and to facilitate networking and the sharing of best practice.

Training takes place via Microsoft Teams and will be facilitated by a member of the ACOMHS project team. To join the next training session, please complete the booking form.

Our next ACOMHS Annual Forum will be taking place in autumn 2024 information about the event will be made available on our website soon.

ACOMHS 'Navigating Change: Community Mental Health Team Transformation' Annual Forum 2023

The event included presentations around national progress on the transformation of CMHTs, working with primary care networks, the voluntary and community sector, transformation workstream projects e.g., the development of personal health budgets and an introduction the Safety Incident Response Accreditation Network (SIRAN). For more information on the event, please see the event programme

ACOMHS Improving Feedback Workshop 2023

The workshop included presentations on feedback systems and one to one conversations with patients and carers as a way to acquire a deeper understanding of their experiences. There was also an interactive discussion around the best ways to elicit and utilise feedback from patients and carers. For more information on the event, please see the event programme.

ACOMHS 'Transforming Community Mental Health Services' Annual Forum 2022

The day included presentations on the use of AI in the diagnosis of ADHD, challenges and solutions around the transformation of services, relational ways of working, the peer coaching process and cost-effective treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders. For more information on the event, please see the event programme.

The slides and recording of events can be made available to ACOMHS members on request, for access please email the project team at

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