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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Find out about how the College has been celebrating Black History Month.

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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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Want to be a part of the programme? Submit your suggestion by Friday 22 October.

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As reflected in our new logo, this year we’re celebrating our 180th anniversary. See what else we're doing and how you can get involved.

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Latest news

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
Record number of children and young people referred to mental health services as pandemic takes its toll
Record number of children and young people referred to mental health services as pandemic takes its toll

Record numbers of children and young people are being referred to mental health services for crisis and non-crisis care, as the toll of the pandemic on the country’s mental health is revealed in new analysis by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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23Sep by RCPsych Press Office

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