QNPMHS: Our events and training

Find out about upcoming and past events and training in quality improvement and prison mental health care.

The QNPMHS Team are working on events for 2024. Please check back for updates.

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:

  • describe the Quality Network’s overall peer-review review process
  • deliver the role and responsibilities of the reviewer before, during and after the peer-review
  • troubleshoot and manage complaints and other difficulties that may arise during a peer-review
  • describe and promote the ethos of the Quality Network’s peer-reviews
  • 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 one session per person:

  • Tuesday 20 February 2024 (10-12)

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
  • QNPMHS 5th Annual Forum, 03 December 2020
  • QNPMHS Standards Revision, 17 March 2021
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