Mental Health Legislation
Approved Clinicians and Section
Wednesday 21 March 2018
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health
Board are hosting their annual Mental Health Legislation Conference
on Wednesday 21 March, Holiday Inn, Coldra, Newport. Please
be advised that there will be no duplicate conference in North
Wales this year, as in previous years.
The conference is free to attend and
spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis. You are
advised to book your place as soon as possible. Completed
booking forms should be sent to Heulwen Hughes: Heulwen.Hughes2@wales.nhs.uk
no later than 21 February 2018.
RCPsych in Wales & The Welsh
Joint Spring Meeting 2018
'Current Controversies in
Friday 11 May
Dylan Thomas Centre
We are delighted to announce details
of our joint academic meeting with the Welsh Psychiatric Society
'Current Controversies in Psychiatry', Friday 11 May, Swansea.
The Society are now accepting abstract
poster submissions and the closing date for these is Friday 13
April at 5pm.
Registration to the event is being run
via Eventbrite this year. Further information and a link to
register are available on the
The Society are awarding 10 medical
student bursaries to attend as in recent years. These are
allocated on a first come, first served basis. Details are
available on the registration form above.
Any queries, please contact Charly
We look forward to seeing you
ALL WALES APPROVED CLINICIAN AND
SECTION 12(2) INDUCTION AND TRAINING
The All Wales Approved Clinician and Section
12(2) Induction and Refresher training dates for 2018 are now
available on the Approval
Team's website. The training is being delivered in a new
format this year, with two days induction training and a
separate day of refresher training. If you are required to
attend training this year, please visit the website to
download the relevant booking form.
All new prospective Approved Clinician's and
Section 12(2) Doctors are required to attend a two day course
commissioned by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. The
certificate is required as part of the application process and
applicants must have attended the training no longer than two years
prior to applying for approval.
All Section 12(2) Doctors must attend a one
day refresher course within the last two years of their current
five year approval ending.
Approved Clinician's are not required to
attend the one day refresher to be reapproved, however they are
welcome to attend as the training provides an opportunity to learn
about any changes to legislation, better practice and share
experiences with AC colleagues.