Wales news

Read key updates for psychiatrists working in Wales.

Wales Promoting
Fresh investment to increase Psychiatry training places in Wales

Record levels of more than £260m will be invested in training healthcare professionals in Wales in an effort to help the NHS respond to the pandemic and challenges in the future.

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08dec by RCPsych Wales
Junior doctors continue to choose psychiatry in Wales
Junior doctors continue to choose psychiatry in Wales

The number of junior doctors choosing to take up psychiatry in Wales, remains at an all-time high.

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10sep by RCPsych Wales
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The RCPsych Wales St David's Day | Gwyl Dewi Presentation 'illustrating the mind'

On St David's Day, the RCPsych Wales are delighted to present 'illustrating the mind', delivered by Cerys Knighton and Dr Rhys Bevan Jones.

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02mar by RCPsych Wales
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RCPsych Wales issues an interim Welsh language scheme

The Royal College of Psychiatrists Wales has issued an interim Welsh language scheme. This scheme will be reviewed and formally approved in March 2021.

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22jan by RCPsych Wales
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Professor Alka Ahuja awarded MBE for services to the NHS over the pandemic

Over the New Year, the New Year Honours list was released and we are delighted that Professor Alka Ahuja has been awarded an MBE for her services to the NHS during the pandemic.

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04jan by RCPsych Wales
Ex-model and psychiatrist team up for Eating Disorder Awareness Week
Ex-model and psychiatrist team up for Eating Disorder Awareness Week

A former model and psychiatrist teamed up to deliver a special assembly on body image and social media at a Newport school, this week.

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05jun by RCPsych Wales
  • RCPsych Wales endorsed projects win University of South Wales Impact and Innovation Awards
    RCPsych Wales endorsed projects win University of South Wales Impact and Innovation Awards

    Two projects, which have been endorsed by RCPsych Wales, have won a University of South Wales Impact and Innovation Awards.

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    05may by RCPsych Wales
  • Technology enabled remote monitoring in schools
    Technology enabled remote monitoring in schools

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales is supporting an Aneurin Bevan University Health Board led project with TEC Cymru into how technology enabled care can be used to support students in schools

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    07feb by RCPsych Wales
  • Obituary – Gary Robert Jenkins
    Statement on the murder of Dr Gary Jenkins

    Statement on the murder of Dr Gary Jenkins

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    04feb by RCPsych Wales
  • Past, Present, and Future of Psychiatry in Wales Art Commission
    Past, Present, and Future of Psychiatry in Wales Art Commission

    RCPsych Wales have recently commissioned Dr Rhys-Bevan Jones to create artwork reflecting the past, present and future of psychiatry in Wales, looking at the attitudes and the developments in the field during these times.

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    15dec
  • Wales Promoting
    Fresh investment to increase Psychiatry training places in Wales

    Record levels of more than £260m will be invested in training healthcare professionals in Wales in an effort to help the NHS respond to the pandemic and challenges in the future.

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    08dec by RCPsych Wales
  • Wales’ launches first national action plan to support and treat alcohol-related brain damage
    Wales’ launches first national action plan to support and treat alcohol-related brain damage

    A first of its kind national framework for prevention, diagnosis, treatment and support for alcohol-related brain damage (ARBD) has today been published by the Deputy Minister for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Lynne Neagle.

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    19nov by RCPsych Wales
  • National Mental Health Debate for Primary Schools - 'Does technology improve your mental health?'
    National Mental Health Debate for Primary Schools - 'Does technology improve your mental health?'

    On 11 February 2022, The College will be hosting the first National Mental Health Debate for Primary Schools in partnership with TEC Cymru 'Does technology improve your mental health?'

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    08nov by RCPsych Wales
  • A new home for RCPsych Wales
    A new home for RCPsych Wales

    We have recently moved our offices from Baltic House in Cardiff Bay, to the Creative Quarter in the City Centre's Morgan Arcade.

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    05oct by RCPsych Wales
  • ‘More must be done to tackle substance misuse despite fall in drug deaths’, vows Mental Health Minister
    ‘More must be done to tackle substance misuse despite fall in drug deaths’, vows Mental Health Minister

    'We must build on our positive work' as drug misuse deaths in Wales have fallen to their lowest levels since 2014 in recent analysis from the Office of National Statistics.

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    04oct by RCPsych Wales
  • Junior doctors continue to choose psychiatry in Wales
    Junior doctors continue to choose psychiatry in Wales

    The number of junior doctors choosing to take up psychiatry in Wales, remains at an all-time high.

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    10sep by RCPsych Wales