Category Archive: Latest News

Informed Choices: an overview of BRE & Design in Mental Health Network’s Testing Guidance for Products used in Mental Health

Thursday 10 September 16:00-17:00 This session will provide an overview of the new testing guidance, and how architects and clients can use it within their own projects. BRE and the Design in Mental Health Network have partnered together for the past 5 years to create comprehensive testing guidance for products used in mental health environments, […]

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Design in Mental Health Online

Design in Mental Health online is a comprehensive digital resource for Mental Health professionals. Available week commencing 7th September, delivering online, up-to-date and innovative content usually only accessible at the Design in Mental Health Conference & Exhibition. Register for the Live Webinar Programme Stream Webinars On-Demand View product demonstration Videos Read Mental Healthcare Design Whitepapers […]

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The Network – July

Welcome to the latest edition of The Network. With even more of the latest news, exclusive digital only feature articles and innovative technology and products, the latest issue of The Network is now available to view online. This month’s highlights include: – A report on a new guide to testing the robustness and anti-ligature performance […]

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New Dates Announced for Design in Mental Health

Over recent weeks, we have been monitoring the impact of Covid-19 on society and particularly our market. This has included: Following the progress of the UK in terms of UK Government Covid Alert Levels and the steps of adjustment taken to social distancing measures. Considering measures necessary for delivering events safely post Covid-19. Taking into […]

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Previous Webinars from the Design in Mental Health Digital Week 2020

‘Digital Week’ featured a whole host of free-to-attend Webinars discussing pressing topics such as Sector Resilience, Stakeholder Engagement, Collaborating to Save Lives Through Good Design and much more. If you were unable to attend the Webinars but interested in the topics and issues raised, you can watch (or rewatch) them here. Take a look and let […]

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Announcing the Design in Mental Health Digital Week 8-12 June

‘Digital Week’ features a whole host of free-to-attend Webinars, On-Demand Content, Workshops/Roundtables, and many more exciting digital opportunities. Quick Links: – Information – Webinar Programme – Speakers About 80 to 90% of the week will be provided complimentary to our existing exhibitors, sponsors, supporters, and the Design in Mental Health Network, as without their continued […]

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Introducing you to the future of product testing for mental health facilities

Ensuring the safety of people with mental illness whilst in an inpatient facility is critical and can often be affected by the products selected for the built environment. A lack of clear guidance or ability to assess multiple options limits innovation and the improvement of these spaces.  That’s why DIMHN were pleased to have partnered […]

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2nd Call for Presentations

Announcing an Extra Opportunity to Submit a Presentation for this Years Design in Mental Health Conference, 16-17 Nov The advisory group is issuing a 2nd Call for Presentations on specific themes, outlined below. Designing and delivering therapeutic mental health environments Capital – How to fund large projects Acute Healthcare – integrated acute / mental health […]

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New Dates Announced for Design in Mental Health

With concern escalating over the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19); the announcement by the Prime Minister regarding the need for social distancing; and following consultation, we have concluded that it is in the best interest of all parties to reschedule Design in Mental Health. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but we believe that the […]

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