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The HVNI AGM will take place from 14.00 – 17.00 on 14 May 2019 in Room G06, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, College Road, UCC.

In addition to the formal AGM procedures, we look forward to hear how HV related work is progressing across the country from individuals and/or from groups. Peter Bullimore has kindly agreed to be the guest speaker, sharing his insights and experiences of having presented workshops in Ireland over the last few years, and looking at the possibilities for the years ahead with such a wealth of experience now present in the country.

The HVNI needs new Board members, so please find attached (Click Here) a nomination form with details. We look forward to receiving nominations in advance of the meeting. If you are interested, or know of others, but are not sure what it entails, please email me.

Provisional schedule for the afternoon:

14.00 Welcome to AGM, overview of HVNI activities over the last year

14.30 Peter Bullimore talk, followed by Q & A

15.15 Hearing Voices presentations/sharing experiences

16.15 HVNI panel Q & A

16.30 Nominations for HVNI Board and election of Board members

17.00 AGM finishes

It would help if you could email Harry Gijbels at of your intention to attend, so we have some idea of numbers.

We look forward to seeing many of you at the AGM.

Mental Health Services Roadshow May 2019

Mental Health Services Roadshow May 2019


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Who Should Attend? 

This Workshop will be of interest to HSE staff, a broad range of service providers and practitioners, service users, family members and carers who wish to know more about the  work of mental health services in CHO1 on improvement and reform and to connect in more meaningful ways with services.


The roadshows are free for all participants.

Further Information

Name: Rosaline Keenan mobile Tel: 087 4131199 Email:


IIMHN announces Workshop Programme for 2018-2019

The IIMHN is pleased to announce its programme for practice development for 2018/2019 in association with the Office of Nursing and Midwifery Services Director.  This year we plan to offer a wide range of workshops on working with voices, paranoia, the Maastricht Interview and voice dialogue.  The workshops will be facilitated by Peter Bullimore, Elisabeth Svanholmer & Rufus May, who are leaders in these areas.

The workshops will be held nationwide with the support of the Schools of Nursing in DCU, UCD, UCC, Limerick, Castlebar and NUIG.  These workshops will encompass novice, intermediate and advanced level techniques in facilitation of the processes involved.  To book a place on one of these workshops please email or phone the designated contact person for the workshop in the list below.

Hearing Voices

This year the workshops will be delivered by Peter Bullimore in voices awareness training, hearing voices group facilitation and advanced facilitation techniques, the IIMHN will continue the voice dialogue workshops with Elisabeth Svanholmer & Rufus May.

Paranoia Workshops

To supplement the hearing voices workshops this year the IIMHN are again running a series of workshops on working with paranoia, delivered by Peter Bullimore founder of the Paranoia Network UK.

Maastricht Interview

Peter Bullimore will deliver workshops on the use of the Maastricht Interview.

Please contact the relevant coordinator for an application form.

Schedule for IIMHN workshops for 2018-2019