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The Committee on Electroconvulsive Therapy
and Related Treatments deals with matters relating to ECT
practice across the UK and practice in relation to other physical
The ECT Handbook, published by the Royal
College of Psychiatrists, presents the latest clinical guidelines
on the prescription and practical administration of
The committee runs annual ECT Training
Days. For further information and registration check the
Training Courses pages of this
To contact the committee email Stella Galea, Committee
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Why are we still
using electroconvulsive therapy? This short film produced by
the BBC contains a demonstration of the use of electroconvulsive
therapy which could be used for educational purposes.
Raj Persaud in conversation with Ruth about her experience of
ECT and its effect on her depression.