News and events

Please see below for our upcoming events in 2020:

  • Wednesday 11 March 2020: QNIC Special Interest Day - Teachers' Day - Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London
  • Friday 12 June 2020: QNIC Annual Forum - Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London

QNCC Event information can be found on the QNCC News and Events page

The event is taking place at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB. Take a look at a map and directions to help plan your journey.

The Citymapper website/app can help you plan your route within London, giving the best walking, cycling, bus and tube routes available. Use postcode E1 8BB as your destination.


Please note that you will need to book your own accommodation for this event. There are many hotels to suit a range of budgets a short walk or bus journey from the College. Here are the best ways to find them:

You may find discounted rates available on these hotels using price comparison sites such as Late Rooms and DHR.

Privacy policy

The information you provide when registering for an event will be used to:

  • Provide you with services or information that you have requested from us such as attendance at one of our events or inclusion in a mailing list.
  • Contact you with information about an event that you’re attending.
  • Email you about other QNIC events that may interest you.
  • We may share your details with subcontractors if necessary for the purposes of your event registration. For example, if you include accommodation as part of your booking we will share your details with the hotel or if an external company is appointed to produce the badges, your details will be shared with them. External companies will be allowed to use your details for the purpose of your event attendance only.
  • We will never share or sell your details to third parties for any other purposes.

Cancellation policy

We will not be able to offer any refunds, however, you are able to transfer your booking into a colleagues name.

All cancellations must be received in writing.

QNIC reserves the right to amend the programme or cancel an event.

If an event has to be cancelled or rescheduled we will contact you as soon as possible to notify you of the change. You will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

We can't reimburse travel, accommodation or other costs related to the event.

QNIC assumes no liability if an event is cancelled or rescheduled resulting from fire, strike, terrorism, industrial action, extreme weather or any cause beyond our control.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists has absolute discretion in the admission of participants and reserves the right to decline any registration. 

Code of Conduct

The Royal College of Psychiatrists is dedicated to providing a safe, harassment-free environment for all event participants.

All participants — delegates, attendees, speakers, exhibitors, staff and volunteers — are required to follow this Code of Conduct at all times. This includes social events at off-site locations and communications and social media before, during and after the conference itself.

All individuals attending RCPsych events must agree to conduct themselves in a respectful and professional manner. This includes respect for the intellectual property of others, proper display and use of name badges and respect for everyone regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age or being or becoming transgender.

These behaviours, in any form, will not be tolerated at RCPsych events:

  • Harassment: unwelcome or hostile behaviour, including verbal or written comments that intimidate or create discomfort
  • Intimidation, deliberate stalking or following
  • Abuse of any kind
  • Discrimination
  • Inappropriate physical contact and unwelcome sexual attention. 
  • Use of sexualized language, images, or clothing. This includes presentations, slides, and speaker content.
  • Offensive banter, insults, taunts or exclusionary jokes 
  • Recording: video or audio recording of lectures, speakers, delegates, staff, exhibitions, venue, slides, posters, breaks or any other conference spaces, materials or individuals is not permitted without prior consent of the organisers. Photographs of participants are permitted with the permission of those being prominently photographed. Photographs of slides, posters and other academic content are permitted only with the permission of the author. 
  • Disruption of any lectures, sessions or masterclasses. 
  • Emails or any form of written communication that is aggressive, rude, upsetting or which could amount to sexual or racial harassment, or harassment on the grounds of someone’s disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age or being or becoming transgender. Email harassment can arise simply from unreasonable repeated or unwanted requests, or messages containing sexual or racial innuendos.
  • Participants may not publicise, distribute, canvass, display, carry out activities or demonstrations, or distribute materials or inducements. Any materials found, unless by previous agreement, will be removed and disposed of. 

This is a non-exhaustive list

If an individual believes that these rules have been violated, he or she should contact College staff at the registration desk.

Participants found in violation of these rules may be asked to leave the conference without a refund at the sole discretion of the conference organisers.

Previous events

QNIC Annual Forum - 15 June 2018

Programme (PDF)

Special Interest Day: Delayed Discharges - 03 December 2018

Programme (PDF)

QNIC Teachers' Special Interest Day - 02 February 2018

Programme (PDF)

QNIC Standards Revision Workshop - 04 March 2019

QNIC Teachers' Special Interest Day - 26 March 2019

Programme (PDF)

QNIC Annual Forum - 14 June 2019

Programme (PDF)

CAMHS Accreditation Training - 07 October 2019:

The Priory Rooms, Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6AF (12.30pm - 03.30pm)

Special Interest Day: Reducing Restrictive Practice - 02 December 2019

Programme (PDF)

CAMHS Accreditation Training - 07 February 2020

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