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  • Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - March 2021
    Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - March 2021

    Professor John Crichton updates members in Scotland on the latest happenings.

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    04mar by Professor John Crichton
  • College in Scotland welcomes Barron Review
    College in Scotland welcomes Barron Review

    Following the publication of the Independent Review into Forensic Mental Health Services (the Barron Review), the Chair of the RCPsych in Scotland's Forensic Faculty, Jo Brown, has welcome its publication.

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    04mar
  • Specialist support service announced for health & social care staff
    Specialist support service announced for health & social care staff

    The RCPsych in Scotland welcomes the announcement of the Workforce Specialist Service, a mental health service for health and social care staff across Scotland.

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    02mar by Laura Hudson
  • CAP Faculty Highlights Concerns Over Funding for CAMHS
    CAP Faculty Highlights Concerns Over Funding for CAMHS

    Mental health services for children and young people remain significantly short-changed, a recent survey from the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland has found.

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    05feb
  • Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - December 2020
    Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - December 2020

    Professor John Crichton updates members in Scotland on the latest happenings.

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    17dec by Professor John Crichton
  • RCPsych in Scotland calls for fair share of Covid funding and for 'no wrong door' to accessing mental health care
    RCPsych in Scotland calls for fair share of Covid funding and for 'no wrong door' to accessing mental health care

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland has published its manifesto in the run-up to next year’s Scottish Parliament elections.

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    27nov by RCPsych in Scotland
  • Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - November 2020
    Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - November 2020

    Professor John Crichton updates members in Scotland on the latest happenings.

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    06nov by Professor John Crichton
  • Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - September 2020
    Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - September 2020

    Professor John Crichton updates members in Scotland on the latest happenings.

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    24sep by Professor John Crichton
  • New developments in foundation posts in psychiatry in Scotland
    New developments in foundation posts in psychiatry in Scotland

    A number of new initiatives in seeking to enhance experience in Psychiatry for foundation doctors are now being formulated.

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    01sep by RCPsych in Scotland
  • Letter from the Chair: Anti-racism and advocating for BAME communities
    Letter from the Chair: Anti-racism and advocating for BAME communities

    Scotland's Chair writes on the fallout of the killing of George Floyd, and the importance of centralising anti-racism in psychiatry.

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    08jul by Professor John Crichton