News and events

Here you'll find all the information you need about QNOAMHS events, past and present.

Upcoming events

We are pleased to announce we will be running online lead reviewer training via Microsoft Teams.

Date: Friday 30 September 2022 

Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm

The training is free and open to all staff working in QNOAMHS members services who have previously completed peer reviewer training and supported a minimum of three reviews.

Once trained, you will have opportunity to visit older adult mental health wards around the UK as part of peer review teams.

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.

To register, please complete this form and return to op@rcpsych.ac.uk.

We are pleased to announce we will be running online peer reviewer training via Microsoft Teams.

Date: TBC in 2023

Time: TBC in 2023

The training is free and open to all staff working in QNOAMHS members services, including consultants and specialist registrars (SpR), registered mental health nurses, ward managers/leads, support workers and the wider MDT.

Once trained, you will have to opportunity to visit older adult mental health services around the UK as part of peer review teams.

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.

To register, contact op@rcpsych.ac.uk.

We are pleased to announce the return of our QNOAMHS Annual Forum this year on Wednesday 6 July 2022!

This year's theme focuses on reflecting on Older Adult Mental Health Complexities in 2022 and beyond.

Please note: This event has changed to a remote-only event.

The theme of this years Annual Forum is to reflect on the complexities within older adult mental health services. This is an opportunity to reflect on the challenges of the last few years, network and share experiences with other QNOAMHS members.

Date: Wednesday 6 July 2022

Time: 9:30am-4:30pm

Location: Zoom Remote Event (Link to follow on completion of booking form)

Price: Free for members/£50 for non-members

To register to attend this event, please complete the booking form by Friday 1st July.

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We look forward to seeing you at the event!

For further details, please email op@rcpsych.ac.uk.

Thursday at 3pm, fortnightly

Over the coming months, the Project Team are hosting fortnightly virtual clinics for you to bring questions about the new remote self and peer-review process.

The sessions are open to all members and the group will address any issues that you would like to discuss, get clarity about or ask questions, regarding the new virtual process.

We ask that you submit your questions to the team prior to attending the clinic, as this will help us to open the clinics up to other members who may wish to ask the same question and also allow us to ensure we have the right people present in the clinic to provide guidance.

Who is it for?

Staff and peer-reviewers who are currently involved in self/peer-review and have questions or require specific support. The clinics are open to all membership types.

How long are the sessions?

The sessions last for one hour and are conducted as a group or individually if no other members attend. This is a great way for you to gain a better understanding of the process, ask specific questions, address any anxieties in preparing for accreditation and/or peer review visits and to meet and share learning with others.

We ask that if you join, you join for the full hour, as this will enable you to get the most benefit from the clinic.

How do I join?

You can join if you are a member of QNOAMHS.

However, we ask that where possible you let us know in advance of the meeting if you intend to attend and that you let us know what question(s) you would like to ask.

If you would like to attend, please email op@rcpsych.ac.uk

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