RCPsych in Wales
As the professional medical body for psychiatry in Wales, we set standards and promote excellence in psychiatry and mental healthcare.
We lead, represent and support psychiatrists nationally to government and other agencies, aiming to improve the outcomes of people with mental illness, and the mental health of individuals, their families, and communities.
We are a devolved nation and council of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Notice of RCPsych in Wales election 2024
Vacancies will arise in 2024 (to take office at the AGM, week beginning 17 June 2024) for the positions of:
- Financial officer
- Education and Training Committee Representative (ETC Rep)
- Devolved Council member (two vacancies)
Details about how to apply are on the College’s Elections page.
Deadline for nominations: 26 January 2024
Improving dementia diagnosis
A national and collaborative approach to offer FDG-PET to increase the effective and timely diagnosis of dementia has been implemented throughout Wales.Read more
100% of training posts are filled
The number of junior doctors choosing to take up psychiatry in Wales, remains at an all-time high with figures revealing an 100% fill rate for a third successive year.Read more
Introducing Nant Caredig
We are delighted to partner with URDD in introducing a new wellbeing zone for this years EisteddfodRead more
Mental Health Awareness Week
Mel Owen reflects on her own experiences with loneliness and how to find support.Read more
Keys to the future
The Children’s Laureate Wales explores the effects of technology on children’s mental health.Read more
Clinical impact recognised at awards
RCPsych Wales supported projects pick up awards for clinical impact.Read more
Opening up in lockdown
Poet Patrick Jones interviews a number of prominent figures on the relationship between arts and mental health (Pictured, Alex Wharton).Read more