Forensic mental health services assess and treat offenders with mental disorders and patients with major behavioural, mental health problems and intellectual disabilities in a range of secure health facilities, the community, police stations, courts and prisons.
The Forensic Managed Care Network for Northern Ireland (FMCNNI) was established in June 2019. It was developed to sustain the co-ordination of multi-agency working across Health and Social Care (HSC) services, Criminal Justice Agencies (CJA), third sector and user and carer organisations. The Forensic Managed Care Network Northern Ireland will ensure continuity of regional service co-ordination, co-operation and planning, for the benefit of a complex and often, high-risk client group, who are supported by carers and family members.
The Forensic Managed Care Network Northern Ireland (NI) covers both mental health and intellectual development disabilities services across NI. It is a partnership initiative in collaboration with the Scottish Forensic Network and the Irish National Forensic Mental Health Services.
The overarching aims for the Network are to:
The Network is a partnership initiative and key stakeholders include:
Seminar: Forensic community accommodation needs and approaches in Northern Ireland
Forensic Managed Care Network, Research and Quality Improvement Group – 2nd Seminar series event
Wednesday 18 March 2020 – 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Canada Room and Council Chamber
Lanyon Building, Queen’s University Belfast
Registration is free, but places are limited. Please register at Eventbrite
Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 – Seminar: The Development of Forensic Services in Northern Ireland
Forensic Managed Care Network – Launch of the Regional Forensic Care Pathway
Tuesday 19 May 2020 (10am-2pm)
Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim
Keynote Speaker to be confirmed – details will be published on this webpage soon.
|Project Initiation Document Forensic Network Manager||21st February 2020|
|Development of the Forensic Managed Care Network for NI||10th December 2019|
|The Southern Health And Social Care Trust Forensic Conference 2019||24th November 2019|
|The New 2 Forensic Programme For All Staff In The Shannon Clinic||24th September 2019|
|Chairmans Awards 2019||1st September 2019|
If you would like further information on the FMCN contact:
Forensic Network Manager
T: 028 9036 3622