Psychiatric Trainees' Committee (PTC) elections

Find out the results of recent elections for the Psychiatric Trainees' Committee which closed earlier this year, including which elections are going to ballot.

Voting for elections going to ballot opens on 13 March and closes at midday on 10 April.

Psychiatric Trainees' Committee election results

Elected without ballot

Dr Rachel Ball - PMPT Representative for Dundee & Aberdeen region

Dr Ewan Mahony - Member Representative for Edinburgh region

Dr Aye Myat Doris - Member Representative for Glasgow region

Election going to ballot

PMPT Representative for Edinburgh region

Candidates standing for election (one to be elected):

  • Dr Anna Kamusella
  • Dr Jonathan May
  • Dr Katrina Skraba

Election going to ballot

Candidates standing for election (three to be elected: one PMPT, one Member, and one of either grade):

  • Dr Mostafa Abdellatif (Member)
  • Dr Nermeen Ahmed (PMPT)
  • Dr Wamiqur Rehman Gajdhar (PMPT)
  • Dr Rakesh Puli (PMPT)
  • Dr Nabeela Rafiq (Member)

Elected without ballot:

Dr Ibrahim Abdallah - PMPT representative

Dr Nick Holmes - Member representative

Dr Mariana Macedo Vieira - Member representative

Elected without ballot

Dr Daniela Sofia Almeida Borges - Member representative

Dr Joel Evans - PMPT representative

Dr Harriet Feldman - PMPT representative

Elected without ballot

Dr Rebecca Bennett - PMPT Representative

Elected without ballot

Dr Katie Dichard-Head - Member Representative

Election going to ballot

PMPT Representative

Candidates standing for election (two to be elected):

  • Dr Erin Gourley
  • Dr Aradhana Gupta
  • Dr Godwin Tong

Psychiatric Trainees' Committee elections FAQs

The timetable for 2024 elections is as follows:

1 December 2023 (noon) Nominations open
26 January 2024 (noon)Closing date for submission of nominations
9 February 2024 (noon)Extended closing date for unfilled positions
13 March 2024Voting opens
10 April 2024Voting closes
11 April 2024Results of elections declared
TBC June 2024Terms of office begin at AGM

Please read our canvassing code which sets out the rules on canvassing during elections.

All trainees (both PMPTs and Members) who are members of the Division or Devolved Nation are eligible to vote in PTC elections.

If you're eligible to vote (please check eligibility section above), you'll automatically be included in the electorate.

The email address that you have registered with us as your default will be given to Civica Election Services, who'll send you an email with a link to the voting site.

Each link is unique so can’t be shared with others and the voting site can’t be found through a search engine. If you're having issues with your ballot email or you're eligible but haven't received the email, please contact elections@rcpsych.ac.uk.

Further questions

If you have a question about a PTC job role, such as term of office, frequency of meetings etc., please contact the training and workforce team on ptcsupport@rcpsych.ac.uk.

For any other questions about elections that have not been answered here, please contact the elections team on elections@rcpsych.ac.uk.

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