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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness



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  • 27 September - Members attend "How the Assembly Works" event at Stormont.
  • 22 September - Members had first meeting with Minister O'Neill to progress a number of mental health issues in the new Assembly mandate.
  • 21 September - Really well attended Research and Audit Presentation Day. Congratulations to all our presenters and to our Award Winners:  Dr Niall Corrigan (Research), Dr David Mongan (Audit) and Drs Ruth Thornbury and Phil Anderson - Dr Thomas Freeman Awards.
  • 22 July - RCPsychNI response to the Draft Programme for Government Framework 2016-2021 is now available
  • 22 July - Members met with the Chief Medical Officer to discuss key issues in psychiatry
  • 22 June -  Dr Gerry Lynch took part as a panellist in a future of mental health service delivery debate at the final Together for You Conference. Health Minister Michelle O'Neill outlines plans to champion mental health
  • 15 June - We held our annual Psychiatrists in Training Summer Meeting. Focus this year on 'out of programme experiences'
  • 20 May - We welcomed the Commission to review the provision of acute inpatient psychiatric care for adults. The final report for Northern Ireland will be launched in June
  • 18 May - RCPsychNI hosted the joint CAMHS meeting with the Ulster Paediatric Society. A very successful conference on 'Neuropsychiatry in Partnership' with keynote speaker Professor Mary Robertson - a leading authority in the study of Gilles de la Tourette syndrome
  • 13 May - Great Spring Meeting today with presentations on a wide range of topics
  • 22 April - Excellent meeting of the General Adult Faculty today with speakers on the Care Pathways Model, physical health and a mock mental health review tribunal
  • 18 April - RCPsychNI attended NICVA's 2016 Programme for Government event. Insight into how to influence for the benefit of mental health services
  • 11 April - RCPsychNI attended NICVA Voluntary & Community Sector hustings event with 4 of 5 main parties represented. Support from representatives for Mental Health Champions
  • 4 April - NVTV coverage of AWARE conference on Depression - including interview with Dr Diana Day-Cody