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The newly appointed Associate Dean for Recruitment, Dr Helen
Bruce is now developing the next 5 year recruitment strategy for
2016 - 2021. Overall national recruitment into psychiatry has
slightly increased in August 2016. An inspiring start to
the academic year, and the college will continue to be
committed to recruitment initiatives
for school leavers, 6th formers, medical students,
foundation doctors and core trainees. If you have any careers
queries please email us at email@example.com.
Recruitment Strategy 2011 - 2016, the aim was to
increase recruitment to the CT1 grade of Core Psychiatry Training,
achieving a 50% increase in applications and a 95% fill rate by the
end of the 5 year campaign. The new strategy currently in the
planning will highlight the aims of the next 5 years.
The potential to increase recruitment lies not
just with the College but with all those working within
psychiatry; every interaction we have with school
students, medical students and young doctors is
important. Find out what simple
things you can do to support and promote recruitment into
If you have any queries regarding the Recruitment Strategy,
please contact Nikki Cochrane, Head of
Training and Workforce Operations.
Follow us on twitter @rcpsych @RCPstchStuAssoc @RCPsychTrainees
Read the College 5 year strategy for recruitment into Core
The PRIP Commitee oversee and coordinate
delivery of the Recruitment Strategy. Find out more about
Access resources to support initiatives
aimed at School Students, Medical Students and Foundation
prizes and bursaries
The College offers a range of prizes and
bursaries to support medical students and Foundation Doctors. Click
here to find out more.
initiative between Health Education England and RCPsych. These
are trainee led recruitment projects.
College Broadening the Foundation Programme Strategy 2016 -
Click here to Register
This film has been developed to promote the expansion of the
Foundation Programme in Psychiatry.
Featuring trainees from a range of specialities talking through
their positive experiences during their Foundation posts. Hear
about what to expect, what you might learn including:- the skills,
supervision and support, and advice. Presented by the Deputy
National Director of the UK Foundation Programme.
an Autumn School best practice model from the South West
Find out about the College's
Pathfinder Fellowship scheme offering
£5000 funding, mentorship and much more to UK
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