Our events and training

Trauma-informed care within forensic and prison mental health services, 21 November 2019

We are excited to announce that the Quality Networks for Prison and Forensic Mental Health Services will be running a joint event on Trauma-informed care within forensic and prison mental health services. The day will involve a range of workshops, expert panel discussions and presentations.

It is a great opportunity for professionals from all disciplines working in Prison and Forensic Mental Health Services, stakeholders, patients and carers to come together and discuss key service development issues and sharing good practice relevant to trauma-informed care within prisons and secure services.

Booking: Please book your place using this online booking form.

Please note: this event is now fully booked, but you can complete the booking form and will be placed on a waiting list, so that we can contact you if a space becomes available.

Venue: The Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB

Cost: If you are staff working in a member service, or a patient or carer, you can attend for free. Staff from non-member services must pay a cost of £75 a place.

You can access the draft event programme here.

For any queries about this event, please email jemini.jethwa@rcpsych.ac.uk


Supporting Wellbeing and Recovery in Prisons, 10 March 2020

We would like you to save the date for our next special interest day, which will be on the theme of 'Supporting wellbeing and recovery in prisons'.  You can attend as a delegate or even submit a workshop proposal if you would like to showcase best practice in supporting wellbeing and recovery in prison services.

Date: 10 March 2020

Venue: Nottingham (address TBC)

Booking: We have not yet opened the booking for this event. We will be taking bookings shortly.


If you have any questions about this event, please contact lana.macnaboe@rcpsych.ac.uk.



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 presentation, discussion 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:

25 February 2020 - We will be taking bookings shortly.

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