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  • Scottish Government must step up a gear when it comes to the mental health of our children and young people
    Scottish Government must step up a gear when it comes to the mental health of our children and young people

    The Scottish Government really need to be stepping up a gear when it comes to the mental health of our children and young people the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland, said today.

    More information Scotland news
    15mar
  • Leading Scottish psychiatrist awarded CBE
    Leading Scottish psychiatrist awarded CBE

    A leading Scottish psychiatrist has been today awarded an Honour from Her Majesty the Queen.

    More information Scotland news
    31dec
  • RCPsych in Scotland responds to report on racial inequality
    RCPsych in Scotland responds to report on racial inequality

    The College in Scotland, the UK College, and its Presidential Leads for Race Equality have submitted an initial response to the findings of an extensive report into racial inequality in mental health services in Scotland.

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    17dec
  • Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - December 2021
    Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - December 2021

    RCPsych in Scotland Chair, Dr Linda Findlay reflects on this year's successes and what lies ahead in 2022.

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    15dec by Dr Linda Findlay
  • Cabinet Secretary must explain how mental health will receive its fair share of funding
    Cabinet Secretary must explain how mental health will receive its fair share of funding

    The Cabinet Secretary must explain how mental health services will receive its fair share of funding, the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland said today.

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    10dec by RCPsych Press Office
  • Looming mental health crisis must be taken seriously in forthcoming Scottish Budget
    Looming mental health crisis must be taken seriously in forthcoming Scottish Budget

    The looming mental health crisis must be taken seriously in next week’s Scottish Budget the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland, said today.

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    02dec by RCPsych Press Office
  • Eight in 10 Scots think demand for mental health services will rise after pandemic
    Eight in 10 Scots think demand for mental health services will rise after pandemic

    Almost eight in 10 people think demand for mental health services will increase after the pandemic is over, according to new research.

    More information Scotland news, Online news
    25nov by RCPsych Press Office
  • College wins CIPR Pride Award 2021
    Prestigious CIPR award for College in Scotland

    The RCPsych Scotland team were celebrating this week – after winning silver in the prestigious CIPR Pride awards.

    More information Scotland news, Online news
    12oct by RCPsych Press Office
  • Chair responds to racial inequalities report
    Chair responds to racial inequalities report

    Mental health services in Scotland are affected by “racial inequalities”, a review has indicated.

    More information Scotland news
    23sep by RCPsych in Scotland
  • It's ok not to be ok
    It's ok not to be ok

    In her latest letter to Scottish Members, RCPsychiS Chair, Dr Linda Findlay discusses the increasing demand on services & pressures on clinicians and what the College is doing to support members

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    22sep by Dr Linda Findlay