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Conference 2018

This is the first Restraint Reduction Network Conference to be hosted by BILD and the theme is minimising inequalities in reducing restrictive practice. This event will bring together commissioners, service providers, regulators, and campaign bodies, and will provide a stimulating space for delegates to debate the issues facing the health, social care and education sectors.

The network supports good practice sharing and collaborative working, this conference is CPD certified and is an opportunity to work with expert practitioners and contribute to the ongoing debate. The content is relevant to anyone working in the education, health or social care sector who wishes to share good practice.

Confirmed speakers:

–  Anna Bjorkdahl, Sweden

–  Joy Duxbury, UK 

–  Rafik Hamaiza and Rosalyn Mloyi, UK 

–  Bridget Hamilton, Australia 

–  Theresa Joyce, UK 

–  Michael Nunno, USA 

–  Katherine Sacks-Jones, UK

–  Kevin McKenna, Ireland

–  Beth Morrison, UK

–  Hazel Watson, UK

Event price

Two day conference attendance

BILD members   £295 + VAT*
Non members    £325 + VAT* 

One day conference

Day delegate      £195 + VAT 

*Early bird offer

Book for two days by 31 January 2018 and get
10% discount. Discount does not apply to day delegate price. 


Delegates will need to book their own accommodation, we have negotiated a special conference rate at the Holiday Inn hotel for Monday 5 March. Contact the hotel via or 0121 634 6200 to book a room, and quote the group code B17

How to book a place

Book Online

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Book by telephone 

For more information or to book a place by telephone, please call the Events Team on 0121 415 6970 

Use the booking form

Download the booking form, fill it in online, save and send to us by email to, or fill in the form by hand and return by fax to 0121 415 6999 or post it to:  

BILD Birmingham Research Park, 97 Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2SQ.