RCPsych in Scotland

As the professional medical body for psychiatry in Scotland, we set standards and promote excellence in psychiatry and mental healthcare.

We lead, represent and support psychiatrists nationally to government and other agencies, aiming to improve the outcomes of people with mental illness, and the mental health of individuals, their families, and communities.

We are a devolved nation and council of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. We have over 1,400 Members, Fellows, Affiliates and Pre-Membership Trainees in Scotland.

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Email: scotland@rcpsych.ac.uk

Address: 12 Queen Street (1st floor), Edinburgh, EH2 1JE

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Concerned about your mental health, or that of a friend or relative?

View our mental health section for information about mental illnesses and mental health problems, as well as how to access support, care and treatment.

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Read the recent findings of Scotland’s Core Trainees & Specialty Doctors: a collective report on opinions and attitudes towards the current limits on Higher Training in Psychiatry.

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Read the State of the Nation - psychiatric workforce in Scotland report including recommendations to improve care in Scotland. 

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State of the nation report: The psychiatric workforce in Scotland
Read more to receive further information regarding a career in psychiatry