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Our new campaign video showcases what has inspired three doctors to work with children, those with intellectual disabilities and in the community.

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Reforms to the Mental Health Act (MHA), including tackling of racial disparities, require investment in the Spending Review

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The College remembers our former Rainbow SIG chair, who sadly passed away last month

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The College is calling for 7,000 more medical school places and a £1.73bn annual investment.

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Racial inequalities in the mental health system will remain without investment in more psychiatrists, warns RCPsych
Racial inequalities in the mental health system will remain without investment in more psychiatrists, warns RCPsych

The government will struggle to deliver the much-needed reforms to the Mental Health Act, which include tackling racial disparities, unless the Chancellor invests in the psychiatric workforce in next week’s Spending Review, warns the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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19Oct by RCPsych Press Office
Workforce shortages in mental health cause 'painfully' long waits for treatment
Workforce shortages in mental health cause 'painfully' long waits for treatment

Record numbers of people need mental health treatment but there aren’t enough psychiatrists to meet demand, the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ 2021 census has revealed.

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06Oct by RCPsych Press Office
College 'highly commended' for our member support during pandemic
College 'highly commended' for our member support during pandemic

The College’s efforts to support psychiatrists during the pandemic was recognised last night as RCPsych won ‘highly commended’ in the Memcom awards for Best Member Support during COVID by a large organisation.

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01Oct by RCPsych Digital Team

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