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: Dr Kristy Fenton

Vice Chair: Dr Eleri Murphy

 

Legislation

Senedd Cymru scrutiny of the Bill

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

Detail of legislation

 The Act became law on the 20th March 2020.

Publications

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'.

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Young people's mental health

Public information leaflets developed by RCPsych

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