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Professor Robert McClelland receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists
Professor Robert McClelland receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Professor Robert McClelland OBE was awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists during our annual awards ceremony, held on Friday.

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08Nov by Press team
Hundreds more psychiatric beds needed to help end practice of sending patients hundreds of miles for treatment, says RCPsych
Hundreds more psychiatric beds needed to help end practice of sending patients hundreds of miles for treatment, says RCPsych

New RCPsych-commissioned report suggests hundreds more psychiatric beds needed to help stop patients being sent miles from home for care

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05Nov by RCPsych press office
College’s National Clinical Audit of Anxiety and Depression (NCAAD) wins award for patient involvement
College’s National Clinical Audit of Anxiety and Depression (NCAAD) wins award for patient involvement

A national clinical audit managed by the College has won a national award that recognises outstanding patient and public involvement.

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28Oct by NCAAD team
RCPsych responds to the CQC's State of Care report
RCPsych responds to the CQC's State of Care report

Professor Wendy Burn has responded to the CQC's annual assessment of the state of health and social care in England.

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15Oct by RCPsych Press Office
New resources on OCD and memory problems for World Mental Health Day
New resources on OCD and memory problems for World Mental Health Day

To mark World Mental Health Day, we’re releasing two updated resources, designed to give those living with OCD or memory problems a better understanding of their illness.

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10Oct by Digital team
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