Child & adolescent

Our faculty focus is to improve the mental wellbeing of young people and their families by contributing to, and using an established knowledge base to inform practice.

You can find our recent consultations responses.  

Chair: Vacant (Applications to be received by Friday 30 October)

Vice Chair: Dr Eleri Murphy


Senedd Cymru scrutiny of the Bill

The Bill was introduced on 25 March 2019 and agreed by the Assembly on 28 January 2020. The College gave written evidence to the Children, Young People & Education Committee.

Detail of legislation

 The Act became law on 20 March 2020.


In 2018, Dr Jacinta Tan was commissioned to undertake an independent review of eating disorder services in Wales. Further details and Published Report.

Early warning signs that someone may have an eating disorder have been revealed in a large-scale data study conducted by Swansea University researchers. Here you'll find further detail on the study.

Senedd Cymru's Children, Young People and Education Committee undertook an inquiry on improving the emotional and mental health of children and young people in Wales: 'Mind over Matter'.


Young people's mental health

Public information leaflets developed by RCPsych

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