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Welcome to the RCPsych in Wales.
We have over 550 Members, Fellows, Affiliates and Pre- Membership
Trainees. We cover Wales and our administrative
office is based in Cardiff Bay. Contact information.
We have strong links with the Welsh Psychiatric
Society (WPS) who seek to promote issues
specific to psychiatry in Wales and we host joint
meetings with the Society twice a year.
Every two years there is a joint
Meeting with Breton psychiatrists: "la Societe de
Neuro-psychiatriede L`ouest". The Chairman of the Welsh Psychiatric
Society is Professor Keith Lloyd.
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The RCPsych in Wales is committed to
the improvement of rates of Recruitment and Retention in
Wales. Our Joint Leads are Drs Ceri Evans and Rob
Stamatakis. If you would like to be involved in this work and
join our RnR Think Tank please email Siobhan.firstname.lastname@example.org
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ACCEA/Clinical Excellence Awards
2017: Deadline for applications is 20 March 2017
The RCPsych in Wales has developed a set of
Core Values for Psychiatrists.
The Values Framework should contribute to
shaping clinical practice, policy and planning in mental health
care. It encompasses patients of all age ranges and specialties
within psychiatry. It can be used as a training tool, a
reference point and a measuring tool for evaluating practice. It
underpins the therapeutic relationship between the patient and the
doctor, which in turn influences the quality of recovery.
‘Unlike ethics, which seeks to determine
‘right outcomes’, values-based practice relies on ‘good process’,
in particular good clinical skills, as the basis of balanced
decision-making where values conflict.’ (Fulford, 2011)
The Core Values are open to future revision
and they can operate alongside the Royal College of Psychiatrists
Code of Ethics in clinical practice.
They have been developed by the RCPsych
in Wales led by Professor Keith Lloyd, Consultant Psychiatrist,
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board and Ms Veryan
Richards, Service User Representative, RCPsych in Wales and in
consultation with the Executive Committee and membership in
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