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

South West Division Training (SWDT)

The Division, through SWDT, provides high quality postgraduate education for the personal development and continuing professional development of psychiatrists in the region.

The following events are considered suitable for CPD subject to the agreement of the individual's peer group.


SWDT EVENTS IN 2015 - 16



  • Retired Doctors Programme for 2016 - See our Retired Doctors page for information
  • Holiday Inn (Bristol Airport), A38 Bridgwater Road, Redhill, North Somerset, BS40 5RB
    The South West Division has put together the following programme of half-day courses specifically to meet the needs of retired or resting psychiatrists:

    Wednesday 16 March 2016 
    Revalidation Update
    Leaflet and registration 
    Wednesday 13 April 2016
    Treatments Update
    Details available shortly  
    Monday 5 September 2016
    Details available shortly  
    Thursday 1 December 2016
    Retirement Planning
    Details available shortly  
  • The SWDT programme is constantly being updated and the following courses are proposed for 2016:
  • An Introduction to Psychiatric Ethics
  • Risk Management Course
  • Physical Health Workshop
  • Neuropsychiatry Workshop
  • Medico Legal Course


For information on any of the above courses please contact Angela Burge or Abigail Watts.

We are continually improving our programme to better meet your needs, so please do let us know if there are any subjects you would like to be included in the future.



The following are meetings that may be of interest to our Members in the South West Division:

  • Regional Advisors, Specialty Representatives and Deputies Induction/Training Day
    Tuesday 8 March 2016
    RCPsych, 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB

    The College provides induction and training for all current Regional Advisors, Regional Specialty Representatives and deputies. This training is provided annually as a single event in the College's main building in London. The next induction and training day will be held on Tuesday 8 March in London.
    Further details and Registration


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Note to users

We're currently experiencing some issues with our online events booking system. If you're not successful booking your place on an event, contact the South West Division office on 01761 463979, or email Angela Burge or Abigail Watts to book your place on an event.