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Trainees


Here you can find helpful information on being a trainees at RCPsych in Wales. 

If you are a trainee and wish to add further information email sconway@rcpsych.ac.uk

 

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 All trainees in the RCPsych in Wales

 

 

RE: Psychiatric Trainees’ Committee (PTC) – Call for Co-opted Members

 

Nominations are invited for one trainee to represent RCPsych in Wales on the Psychiatric Trainees’ Committee (PTC). The post is only open to pre-membership psychiatric trainee (PMPT). The procedure for conducting this election, and the Regulations that govern it, are set out here.

 

In the letter you will also find a nomination form, which should be completed, signed, scanned and returned via email to ptcsupport@rcpsych.ac.uk by Wednesday 19th August.  Applications should include a 200 word biography in case of a ballot.

 

 

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The Registrar

We are delighted to present this quarter’s ‘Registrar’. You’ll find a combination of events, conference reports, opinion pieces, education & training news, and our 2015 reader competition. We’d love to hear your views about the magazine and welcome submissions for the next edition to

ptcsupport@rcpsych.ac.uk  by 31st March 2015.

Lucy Potter, Editor

 

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Understanding The Francis Report

Summary for Trainees

There's been a lot of talk today about the 'Francis report' (Mid Staffs) and many of us won't really have heard or understood what it's about.

 

We've put together a (thankfully) short synopsis of what we, as medical trainees, think we all need to know. (It really does only take a minute to read!)

 

 

We need to stop thinking of ourselves as 'just' the Junior Doctors - we can have an impact if we want to!

 

Please spread the word:

 

  • print this out and put it up in your mess / on the wards
  • forward this email to everyone you know
  • 'like us' on Facebook
  • tweet / RTH the link

 

If you want any more info look at:

http://www.fmlm.ac.uk/francis

 

Many thanks,

FMLM trainee members

 

 

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Useful links

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RCPsych in Wales PTC Representatives

  • Dr Maryam Afzal, Higher Trainee Representative
  • Dr Lionel Peter, Higher Trainee Representative
  • Dr Alec Thomas, Core Trainee Representative

 

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Wales Student Psychiatric Society

The Wales Student Psychiatric Society have a facebook page of the same name and an email address WSPS@live.co.uk

The Society are always looking for support and anyone interested can contact Dr Ben Shooter on docshooter@hotmail.co.uk or via the facebook site.


 

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