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  • Budget freeze could lead to a mental health catastrophe say top psychiatrists
    Budget freeze could lead to a mental health catastrophe say top psychiatrists

    A mental health budget freeze during the cost-of-living crisis could lead to a catastrophe the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland, said.

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    19dec by RCPsych in Scotland
  • Ahead of the Scottish Budget - deputy first minister must do the right thing - By Dr Jess Sussmann
    Ahead of the Scottish Budget - deputy first minister must do the right thing - By Dr Jess Sussmann

    With Christmas just around the corner it is difficult to look ahead and think about what will be in store for our frontline services in the New Year.

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    14dec
  • Shortage of psychiatrists could lead to painfully long waits for treatment
    Shortage of psychiatrists could lead to painfully long waits for treatment

    A shortage of psychiatrists could lead to painfully long waits for treatment in Scotland.

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    16nov
  • Ministers urged to 'get to grips' with impact of cost-of-living crisis on the mental health of Scots
    Ministers urged to 'get to grips' with impact of cost-of-living crisis on the mental health of Scots

    The Scottish Government must "get to grips" with the impact the cost-of-living crisis is having on mental health.

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    04nov
  • Why plans to label menus with calories should be scrapped – by Dr Philip Crockett
    Why plans to label menus with calories should be scrapped – by Dr Philip Crockett

    From fast food to a la carte – Scottish Government plans to label menus with calories should be scrapped.

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    13jul
  • Scott Review response published
    Scott Review response published

    College publishes its response to wide-ranging review into mental health law in Scotland.

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    17jun
  • 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.

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    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.

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    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