Devolved Council of the RCPsych in Scotland

The Devolved Council is the main decision-making body of the RCPsych in Scotland.

All major issues of policy are discussed at meetings and the Council acts as a link between RCPsych in Scotland members and the central College in London.

The Devolved Council meets four times a year and is made up of:

  • 3 Elected Officers
  • One appointed Meetings Secretary
  • 9 elected members
  • 1 elected Education and Training Committee (ETC) Representative
  • Representatives from all the specialties
  • Observers from the Scottish Government and Mental Welfare Commission
  • Six representatives from the Psychiatric Training Committee (PTC)
  • One representative from Specialty Doctor and Associate Specialist Doctors
  • One representative for Workforce Planning and training issues
  • 2 Patient Representatives
  • 2 Carer Representatives

Executive agendas and minutes (Members only)

Devolved Council

Member Year of joining Position
Prof. John Crichton 2017 Chair
Dr Linda Findlay 2017 Vice Chair
Dr Jane Morris 2019 (E) Financial Officer
Dr Eleanor Brewster 2017 (C) Committee Member
Dr Johanna Brown 2017 (E) Committee Member
Dr Thomas Brown 2018 Committee Member
Dr Alan Carson 2013 (E) Committee Member
Dr Arun Chopra 2019 Committee Member
Dr Alastair Cook 2018 Committee Member
Dr Maire Cooney 2019 Committee Member
Dr Amanda Cotton 2019 Committee Member
Dr Adam Daly 2017 (E) Committee Member
Dr Johanna de Villiers 2018 Committee Member
Dr Helen Goode 2018 Committee Member
Dr Duncan Gray 2018 Committee Member
Dr Emma Hargreaves 2017 (C) Committee Member
Dr Rekha Hegde 2015 (A) Committee Member
Dr Ihsan Kader 2017 Committee Member
Dr Ahmed Khan 2016 (E) Committee Member
Prof. Stephen Lawrie 2018 Committee Member
Dr Emma Lewington 2019 Committee Member
Dr Elaine Lockhart 2016 Committee Member
Dr Thomas McCabe 2018 Committee Member
Dr Pauline McConville 2017 (A) Committee Member
Dr Marina McLoughlin 2016 (C) Committee Member
Dr Seamus McNulty 2019 Education Training and Standards Committee Rep
Dr Caroline Mitchell 2017 (E) Committee Member
Dr John Mitchell 2014 (O) Committee Member
Dr Donna Mullen 2018 Committee Member
Mr Graeme Nisbet 2018 Committee Member
Dr Pradeep Pasupuleti 2017 (E) Committee Member
Dr Vivek Pattan 2018 Committee Member
Dr Christopher Pell 2019 Committee Member
Dr Rhiannon Pugh 2017 Committee Member
Dr Carol Quinn 2019 Committee Member
Dr Andrea Robertson 2017 Committee Member
Dr Andrew Robinson 2019 Committee Member
Dr John Russell 2019 Committee Member
Dr Jessika Sussmann 2017 Committee Member
Dr Andy Williams 2019 Committee Member
Dr Justin Williams 2019 Committee Member

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