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  • 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.

    More information Scotland news
    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

    More information Scotland news
    22sep by Dr Linda Findlay
  • RCPsych in Scotland welcomes new Honorary Officers
    RCPsych in Scotland welcomes new Honorary Officers

    As we say farewell – and thank you – to Professor John Crichton after four great years as our Chair in Scotland, we also welcome our new Chair, Linda Findlay and the new Honorary Officers.

    More information Scotland news
    24jun by RCPsych in Scotland
  • Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - May 2021
    Letter from the Chair of RCPsych in Scotland - May 2021

    In his latest letter to Members, Professor John Crichton reflects on legacy during his final weeks as Chair and discusses what priorities lie ahead for the RCPsych in Scotland.

    More information Scotland news
    07may by Professor John Crichton
  • 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.

    More information Scotland news
    04mar by Professor John Crichton
  • Specialist support service announced for health and social care staff
    Specialist support service announced for health and 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.

    More information Scotland news
    02mar by RCPsych in Scotland
  • 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.

    More information Scotland news
    05feb