Wales news

Read key updates for psychiatrists working in Wales.

RCPsych in Wales welcomes new chair
RCPsych in Wales welcomes new chair

Professor Alka Ahuja MBE has become the new chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales and a vice chair of RCPsych.

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16jul 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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    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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    17jul by RCPsych Wales
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    RCPsych in Wales issues an interim Welsh language scheme

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

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    17jul by RCPsych in Wales
  • RCPsych in Wales welcomes new chair
    RCPsych in Wales welcomes new chair

    Professor Alka Ahuja MBE has become the new chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales and a vice chair of RCPsych.

    More information Wales news, Press release
    16jul by RCPsych Wales
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    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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    16jul 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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    16jul by RCPsych Wales
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    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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    16jul by RCPsych Wales
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    RCPsych Wales to support Nant Caredig at the Urdd Eisteddfod second year running

    RCPsych Wales are pleased to announce that we are continuing to support the Urdd Eisteddfod’s Nant Caredig area, which is expanding for 2024.

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    21feb by RCPsych Wales
  • Mental Health Standards of Care (Wales) Bill
    Mental Health Standards of Care (Wales) Bill

    Last week, saw the Senedd debate a Private Member's Bill that seeks to set new mental health legislation for Wales.

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    18dec by RCPsych Wales
  • RCPsych Wales chair joins Royal College Chairs in Wales in writing open letter to the medical profession
    RCPsych Wales chair joins Royal College Chairs in Wales in writing open letter to the medical profession

    RCPsych Chair, Dr Maria Atkins, has joined fellow Royal College Chairs in Wales in writing an open letter to the medical professions addressing the findings of the Working Party on Sexual Misconduct in Surgery.

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    21sep by RCPsych Wales
  • RCPsych Wales host second annual summer school
    RCPsych Wales host second annual summer school

    At the beginning of July 2023, RCPsych Wales hosted its second annual summer school. The two day event, delivered in partnership with TEC Cymru, saw year 11 students with an interest in healthcare travel to Cardiff from across Wales to learn more about careers in the field.

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    12jul by RCPsych in Wales