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QNPMHS webinars

We are hosting a series of webinars/sessions where individuals can come together to learn and discuss certain topics. Each webinar will have a specific theme and will be facilitated by the QN team.

The webinars are free to attend. 

We will be announcing our next webinar session shortly. If you have any queries, please email PrisonNetwork@rcpsych.ac.uk.

QNPMHS online reviewer training

We have a number of virtual online reviewer training sessions available. All training sessions are the same, so please only book onto one session per person:

  • Thursday 29 October (2.00pm - 3.00pm)
  • Tuesday 10 November (3.00pm - 4.00pm)
  • Wednesday 18 November (10.00am - 11.00am)
  • Wednesday 02 December (10.00am - 11.00am)

To book a training session, please visit our online registration form.

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Reviewer training is a free event for staff from a service that is a member of the Quality Network. The training is a great learning experience for those who are interested in participating in external peer-reviews of mental health services in prison.

Learning objectives

The training will give potential reviewers the opportunity to gain practical knowledge about how to conduct a peer-review visit.

The training day will involve presentations, discussions and workshops created to develop the skills of a reviewer.

By the end of the training participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the Quality Network’s overall peer-review review process
  2. Deliver the role and responsibilities of the reviewer before, during and after the peer-review
  3. Troubleshoot and manage complaints and other difficulties that may arise during a peer-review
  4. Describe and promote the ethos of the Quality Network’s peer-reviews
  5. Describe the key benefits of the peer-review process and membership of the Quality Network

The training is free to member services.

Next training date:

We have a number of virtual online reviewer training sessions available. All training sessions are the same, so please only book onto one session per person:

  • Thursday 29 October (2.00pm - 3.00pm)
  • Tuesday 10 November (3.00am - 4.00pm)
  • Wednesday 18 November (10.00am -11.00am)
  • Wednesday 2 December (10.00am - 11.00am)

Please book your place by visiting our online registration form.

If you would like to access presentations from our past events, you can find these on our group page on Knowledge Hub under the 'library' tab.

To join knowledge hub, email 'join' to prisonnetwork@rcpsych.ac.uk.

Presentations from the following events can be found on Knowledge Hub:

Prison Transfer and Remission: Improving Practice, 27 November 2018

Safety in Prisons, 14 March 2019

CPA Consultation Event, 11 April 2019

QNPMHS 4th Annual Forum, 02 July 2019

Trauma-Informed Care within Forensic and Prison Mental Health Services, 21 November 2019

Artwork competition

This year's artwork and creative writing competition has now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted a piece. The artwork was published in our summer 2020 newsletter. The creative writing booklet was combined with our sister QNFMHS project and published here

We will be doing another competition next year - please keep an looking out for more information.

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