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Ministers must close the gap on mental health funding
Ministers must close the gap on mental health funding

Ministers must close the gap when it comes to funding for mental health services - the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland said today.

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17feb by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
Gambling must be taken seriously as a public health issue say psychiatrists
Gambling must be taken seriously as a public health issue say psychiatrists

Gambling must be taken seriously as a public health issue the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland, said today.

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13oct by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
RCPsych in Northern Ireland welcomes new 10-year Mental Health Strategy
RCPsych in Northern Ireland welcomes new 10-year Mental Health Strategy

The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland has welcomed the publication of Mental Health Strategy 2021-2031 by the Department of Health.

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30jun by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
Help inform mental health services in Northern Ireland
Help inform mental health services in Northern Ireland

Dr Richard Wilson, Chair of RCPsych NI, asks for your contributions and comments.

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22dec by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
Perinatal report welcomed by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
Perinatal report welcomed by RCPsych in Northern Ireland

The chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Perinatal Faculty in Northern Ireland has endorsed the findings of new research.

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26jul by RCPsych Press Office
  • Stormont - Northern Ireland
    Proper investment needed to help improve mental health services for the better - writes Dr Richard Wilson

    Northern Ireland chair Dr Richard Wilson has spoken about the newly formed power-sharing government at Stormont, and the challenges the devolved nation faces in terms of delivering mental health care.

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    21feb by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
  • Stormont - Northern Ireland
    College welcomes possible return to power-sharing in Northern Ireland

    RCPsych NI has welcomed news of a possible return to power-sharing at the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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    30jan by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
  • NI psychiatrist recognised in the 2024 New Year Honours
    NI psychiatrist recognised in the 2024 New Year Honours

    Today, His Majesty the King announced the 2024 New Year Honours list and we are delighted that one of our psychiatrists who worked in Northern Ireland has been recognised for their contributions to psychiatry and mental health.

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    29dec by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
  • ni-perinatal
    New mother and baby unit for Northern Ireland after years of campaigning

    RCPsych NI has welcomed the news that Belfast City Hospital has been identified as the location for a new mother and baby unit.

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    14nov by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
  • NI politician Robin Swann receives Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Psychiatrists
    NI politician Robin Swann receives Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Psychiatrists

    Northern Ireland politician Robin Swann, the former Stormont health minister, has received an Honorary Fellowship from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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    27oct by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
  • Stormont - Northern Ireland
    NI Chair comments on new Commissioner for Children and Young People

    A new commissioner for children and young people has been announced by The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

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    22jun by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
  • anxious man
    Why a little bit of anxiety is normal and when it can become dangerous to your health (Mental Health Awareness Week)

    Dr David Coyle, consultant psychiatrist in eating disorders at the RCPsych in Northern Ireland writes for Mental Health Awareness Week.

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    19may by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
  • Lord John Alderdice receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists
    Lord John Alderdice receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists

    Lord John Alderdice has been awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal College of Psychiatrists during their annual awards ceremony.

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    10nov by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
  • Political crisis having devastating toll on mental health services
    Political crisis having devastating toll on mental health services

    Northern Ireland’s political crisis is having a devastating toll on plans to improve mental health services, psychiatrists warned today.

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    16jun by RCPsych in Northern Ireland
  • Ministers must close the gap on mental health funding
    Ministers must close the gap on mental health funding

    Ministers must close the gap when it comes to funding for mental health services - the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland said today.

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    17feb by RCPsych in Northern Ireland