Wales news

Read key updates for psychiatrists working in 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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Prof 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
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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
  • RCPsych Wales team up with presenter Jess Davies on a series of mental health videos for young adults
    RCPsych Wales team up with presenter Jess Davies on a series of mental health videos for young adults

    RCPsych Wales has teamed up with presenter and influencer Jess Davies to produce a series of videos focusing on the everyday struggles which can negatively affect the mental health of young adults.

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    13jan by RCPsych Wales
  • RCPsych Wales partner with Public Health Wales & Improvement Cymru for the Wales International Dementia Conference
    RCPsych Wales partner with Public Health Wales & Improvement Cymru for the Wales International Dementia Conference

    RCPsych Wales are pleased to announce that the Wales International Dementia Conference, entitled Advancing Dementia Care Cymru, will be hosted as a virtual online event on the 2nd and 3rd February 2021.

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    07jan by RCPsych Wales
  • RCPsych Wales and Literature Wales announce writer commissions for freelance writers and artists
    RCPsych Wales and Literature Wales announce writer commissions for freelance writers and artists

    Literature Wales, in partnership with the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales, is inviting applications from freelance writers and artists for one of four commissions worth £2,000 each.

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    04jan by RCPsych Wales
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    Prof 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
  • RCPsych Wales & NHS Wales release joint perinatal mental health digital resource
    RCPsych Wales & NHS Wales release joint perinatal mental health digital resource

    The College and NHS Wales has developed a joint digital resource that highlights perinatal mental health service provision across health boards, the 3rd sector and key partners.

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    02dec by RCPsych Wales
  • CWTCH wins Psychiatric Team of the Year at 2020 RCPsych Awards
    CWTCH wins Psychiatric Team of the Year at 2020 RCPsych Awards

    CWTCH at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board won the Psychiatric Team of the Year Award at the 2020 RCPsych Awards, which are held annually to recognise excellence within psychiatry.

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    23nov by RCPsych Wales
  • £1.3m to support package of mental health services for all in Wales
    £1.3m to support package of mental health services for all in Wales
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    08sep by RCPsych Wales
  • RCPsych Wales and Poet Patrick Jones present 'Opening Up in Lockdown'
    RCPsych Wales and Poet Patrick Jones present 'Opening Up in Lockdown'

    During lockdown, RCPsych Wales has been collaborating with poet Patrick Jones on a series of podcasts entitled ‘Opening Up in Lockdown’.

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    26aug by RCPsych Wales
  • Uptake for psychiatric training posts in Wales at an all-time high for successive years
    Uptake for psychiatric training posts in Wales at an all-time high for successive years

    Psychiatry training posts in Wales have a 100 per cent fill rate for the second consecutive year.

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    18aug