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.
Notice of RCPsych in Scotland election 2024
Vacancies will arise in 2024 (to take office at the AGM, week beginning 17 June 2024) for the positions of:
- Education and Training Committee Representative (ETC Rep)
Details about how to apply are on the College’s Elections page.
Deadline for nominations: 26 January 2024
Scottish psychiatrists on police watchdog report
Psychiatrists in Scotland will work with stakeholders to respond to a new study by the police watchdog which claims mental health demands have increased significantly in recent years.Find out more
Where have all the Higher Trainees gone?
RCPsych in Scotland has shared its Core to Higher Training Attrition Report, as part of the wider Psychiatry Workforce Report to be published later this year.Read the report
Upcoming Scottish events
Visit our events page to see what's coming up soon.Find out more
Psychiatry Careers in Scotland
Our brochure tells you everything you need to know about training and careers in Scotland.Find out more
State of the Nation workforce report 2023
Read the State of the Nation - psychiatric workforce in Scotland report including recommendations to improve care in Scotland.