The New Savoy Conference Psychological Therapies 2018: A New Deal for Depression

The 11th annual New Savoy Conference Psychological  Therapies in the NHS A New Deal for Depression  This latest instalment of the annual New Savoy conferences will be held from Wednesday 21st until Thursday 22nd at the Millennium Conference centre in London. It will feature the following themes: The new NICE guideline for Depression IAPT referral, […]

Liverpool Declaration

Making Real Change Happen This conference is driven by our belief that fundamental change is needed if people who experience psychosis are to have their psychological and social care needs met adequately. The following statement, our ‘Liverpool Declaration’ sets out our beliefs about the kind of changes that are needed.  Individuals who would like to […]

Liverpool 2017: List of parallel sessions and presentations now available!

We are pleased to announce this year’s parallel sessions during our Liverpool 2017 international conference. The document shows both the oral presentations, followed by posters and contain the following categories: Lived experience perspectives Arts and arts therapies Families and family therapies Psychological therapies Mental health services and treatments Understanding psychosis: conceptual issues and empirical research Society’s response to […]

ISPSUK joins call for better access to psychological therapy

ISPS UK, as part of the We Need to Talk Coalition, is one of 20 leading mental health organisations calling for better access to psychological therapy.  All political parties have been urged to ensure their manifestos recognise this urgent need.  Here is the text of the press release: 20 leading mental health organisations call for […]

Peer Supported Open Dialogue Conference 2017

March  22nd  Regents  Hall  Oxford  Street  London The  annual  Peer  Supported  Open  Dialogue  Conference  will  be  an  even  bigger  and  better  event  than  the  preceding  conferences, since as  a  movement  we  are  growing….. The  March  Conference  will  highlight  the  exciting  development  of  the  last  year:  the  expansion  of  Open  Dialogue  trainings.  The  NELFT (AFT  accredited  course) […]

Peer-Supported Open Dialogue Conference 2017

It’s that time of year again, when we start organising for our annual national POD conference. The 2017 event will be held at Regents Hall in Oxford St, London on March 22nd. We should have a number of commissioners and other senior NHS folk coming – now that we’re on the verge of receiving the […]

Limited time offer for Savoy Conference

Limited time offer for Savoy Conference

    New Savoy 10th Anniversary Conference  Psychological Therapies in the NHS Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th March 2017 Millennium Conference Centre, London   REDUCED RATE* FOR TWO WEEKS ONLY: SAVE £100 QUOTE HCUK350NSP WHEN BOOKING BEFORE 26th JANUARY 2017   2017 marks the 10th anniversary for the New Savoy conferences: a decade in which […]

Deadline Abstract Submission ISPS 2017

There are just a few days left to submit your abstract for ISPS 2017   We encourage you to submit a paper, poster, symposium or workshop on any of our linked themes before the end of Sunday January 15th  Please go to   Registration:   We anticipate a full house, so why not  make an early bird registration […]

ISPS UK committee nominations

Nominations are open once more for new committee members, so we welcome all ISPS UK members to consider making nominations. The committee especially needs people who will help increase our diversity, and also people with financial skills.  Closing date is the 8th of July. For further details please contact Ali Haddock.

Experiences of Anti-depressant and Anti-psychotic Medication Survey

The largest survey in New Zealand on antidepressants has just been published and is available through the following link: GIBSON, K., CARTWRIGHT, C., READ, J. (2016). ‘In my life antidepressants have been….’:  A qualitative analysis of users’ diverse experiences of antidepressants. BMC Psychiatry, 16, 135. doi: 10.1186/s12888-016-0844-3 Following this a new survey is now […]