Archive - 2018

Reducing Restrictive Practice on PICU at Cygnet Hospital Wyke

On the 25th January 2018, Sacha Barnes, Ward Manager and Shaun Stevenson, Therapy Manager attended a Welcome Event for the Quality Network of Psychiatric Intensive Care Services (QNPICU) held at the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Cygnet Victoria House

Cygnet Victoria House gains AIMS accreditation

Congratulations to the team at Cygnet Victoria House for successfully gaining AIMS accreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. AIMS (Accreditation of Inpatient Mental Health Services) is a national project developed to ensure best practice is being achieved in in-patient mental health rehabilitation services.

Women In Secure Mental Health Conference

On 20th February 2018 Cygnet Hospital Stevenage hosted a free educational event for mental health professionals entitled: “Women In Secure Mental Health Settings – Assessment, Management and Treatment”. The event, which was held at BMA House in London, was attended by over 100 mental health professionals and was well received by those who attended.