Our three presidential candidates - Dr Kate Lovett, Professor Russell Razzaque and Dr Lade Smith - have now provided answers to 15 questions from members, patients and carers.

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We're delighted to host the Joint World Congress of the RCPsych Rehabilitation and Social Faculty and the World Association of Social Psychiatry next year. The theme is 'Recovery from mental illness: challenges and solutions from across the globe'. 

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The College is currently hosting an exhibition exploring the impact of eugenics, including how the eugenics movement influenced the development of psychiatry.   

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Booking for the 2023 RCPsych International Congress is now open. Join us in Liverpool - we can't wait to see you there!

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We have made resources available for use by psychiatrists who may be able to help others in relation to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

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Lord John Alderdice receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists
Lord John Alderdice receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Lord John Alderdice has been awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists during their annual awards ceremony.

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10Nov by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
Hidden waits force more than three quarters of mental health patients to seek help from emergency services
Hidden waits force more than three quarters of mental health patients to seek help from emergency services

Nearly a quarter of mental health patients (23%) wait more than 12 weeks to start treatment, due to lack of consultant psychiatrists according to research released by the Royal College of Psychiatrists for World Mental Health Day.

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10Oct by RCPsych Press Office
RCPsych scoops host of accolades at membership sector awards ceremony
RCPsych scoops host of accolades at membership sector awards ceremony

The College has scooped five awards at this year's memcom UK membership sector awards ceremony, including two first-place awards.

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30Sep by RCPsych Digital team

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