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

Old Age Psychiatry - Quality

Old Age psychiatry policies and reports

This section provides relevant reports and guidance on Old Age Psychiatry. They highlight issues relating to the diagnosis, treatment, clinical care, study and the provision of psychiatric services for older people with mental disorders.



Faculty reports and guidance

Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry report: In-patient Care for Older People within Mental Health ServicesLatest Faculty Reports





College reports


Policy guidance from external organisations

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2016 Faculty elections

Following the recent elections, the following have been duly elected to the Old Age Faculty executive committee, to take office from 28 June 2016:

Dr. Amanda Thompsell

Dr. Olu-benga Akande

Executive Committee
Dr. Bob Barber
Professor David Burke
Dr. Catherine Gordon
Dr. Kapila Sachdev
Dr. Srinivas Suribhatla


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