RCPsych in Scotland Trainees
Trainee Representatives on the Executive Committee in
Foundation Doctors Event - 10 May 2016
STARG is currently organising the above FREE event
taking place on Tuesday 10 May 2016 from 5.30 –
8.30pm. It is being hosted from the Edinburgh Training
& Conference Venue, St. Mary’s Street and will be
video-conferenced to the Gannochy Lecture Theatre, Ninewells
Hospital, Dundee and also to venues in Aberdeen and Glasgow
(TBC). A light buffet and refreshments (including wine at
some locations!) will be provided from 5.30pm. The event will
commence at 6.30pm and will consist of 3 or 4 presentations from
trainees and Consultant Psychiatrists about a career in psychiatry
and the training involved (see programme on Events page). If
you are interested in attending please complete the booking form and return to
at the College in Scotland.
Psychiatric Trainees' Committee - Nominations for
Nominations are invited for SIX trainees to
represent the RCPsych in Scotland on the Psychiatric Trainees’
Committee (PTC). There must be three pre-membership psychiatric
trainees (PMPT) and three post-membership trainees (Member).
New Promotional Foundation Film
The new promotional Foundation Film is now live on the College
website. It appears on many of our Student Associate and Foundation
pages, and is linked to from the Trainee pages and the front page.
You can view it here on the
We will be circulating the film through our networks and
promoting it via social media. As well as appearing on the College
website the video is also intended for use at conferences,
foundation inductions and other psychiatry forums.
This film has been developed to promote the expansion of
psychiatry in the Foundation Programme. The trainees are from a
range of specialities and they highlight their positive experiences
during a foundation post.
For the purpose of this short film we have placed the emphasis
on what to expect, and what they might learn including:-
• Supervision and Support
We are very thankful to Professor Stuart Carney, Deputy National
Director of the UK Foundation Programme
for featuring on this film and to all the trainees who took
PTC Survey Request
Jo Parry (PTC representative Northern and Yorkshire Division) is
doing some work around stigma from the general public and within
medicine as part of her role within the PTC. She is also
interested in the stigma that occurs within psychiatry itself
within the different fields. RCPsychiS would ask trainees to
spare a few moments of their time to assist Jo with her
research. We appreciate your help. Please click here to commence the
New CPD Online Module
A new module has been published on TrOn: Physiology of
arousal and sleep
Call for Articles - PTC Magazine
Submissions are sought of articles for
the next edition of ‘The Registrar’, the PTC’s quarterly
They are interested in submissions, which
are relevant to training, including pieces on education,
leadership, research, conferences, exams, recruitment, interviews
and any other issues you feel are important to trainees.
The article should be 1-2 pages and if
possible should also include photos or images (which are free from
copyright issues). Don't forget to include your name, title, place
of work and contact details.
Please send your submissions and direct any
queries to : firstname.lastname@example.org
ASD - Free Training at Number 6
Please click here for further
Webinar on Psychiatry Training in Scotland
ScotMT recently ran a webinar on Psychiatry ST4 Recruitment in
Scotland 2014. The webinar was recorded and will be available on
ScotMT website shortly. Click here for a
copy of the presentation.
PTC response to the Shape of Training Review
here for a copy of the response.
National Recruitment to ST4 Psychiatry Specialties for August
2014, Information for Applicants applying to England, Scotland and
Please see that attached
bulletin which is designed to give information on the ST4
Higher Psychiatry Training recruitment process for posts
starting in August 2014.
Management and Leaderships Skills Course For Trainees
There were a number of presentations and handouts given at this
course and these are shown here for reference:
There were other presentations which will be added as soon as
they become available.
University of Stirling Online Module for ADHD
The University of Stirling has an online ADHD degree module, and
those interested can obtain more information by following the links
Workplace-Based Assessments in Psychiatry (2nd edition) -
edited by Amit Malik, Dinesh Bhugra and Andrew Brittlebank
A new edition of this popular title includes new chapters on
educational supervisor reports, DONCS, the new online portfolio for
trainees, workplace-based assessments in psychotherapy and views
fro trainees themselves.
learning resource for mental health professionals.
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