Our first ever LGBTQ+ survey which will be open to all members until 31 January 2022.

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A leading Scottish psychiatrist and our own Chief Executive have been recognised for their important contributions in the 2022 New Year Honours list. 

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We're now accepting nominations for elected posts on our Faculties, Divisions, Devolved Nations, International Divisions, SIGs and the Psychiatric Trainees Committee. Nominations close on 3 February 2022.

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Joint College statement on meeting the mental health needs of children and young people in acute hospitals
Joint College statement on meeting the mental health needs of children and young people in acute hospitals

Today, the Royal College of Psychiatrists has issued a joint statement with the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health about meeting the mental health needs of children and young people in acute hospitals.

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21Dec by RCPsych Press Office
Mental illness twice as common among refugees and migrants in detention, compared to those not in detention
Mental illness twice as common among refugees and migrants in detention, compared to those not in detention

Rates for depression, anxiety and PTSD in refugees and migrants in detention are around twice as high as rates for those not in detention, according to a new systematic review published in the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ BJPsych Open.

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17Nov by RCPsych Press Office
RCPsych responds to the Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021
RCPsych responds to the Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021

Dr Adrian James, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, said: “Record numbers of people are waiting for treatment, yet mental health seems to be at the bottom of the list of government priorities in this spending review."

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27Oct by RCPsych Press Office

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