Wales news

Read key updates for psychiatrists working in 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
National Young Persons Debate - 'Does technology improve your mental health?'
National Young Persons Debate - 'Does technology improve your mental health?'

On 17 June, The College will be hosting the first National Young Persons Debate in partnership with TEC Cymru 'Does technology improve your mental health?'

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12may 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
  • 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
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    A national approach for FDG-PET scanning to aid diagnosis of dementia

    A national and collaborative approach to offer FDG-PET scanning throughout Wales has been implemented, with the aim to increase the effective and timely diagnosis of dementia.

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    01sep by RCPsych Wales
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    Establishment of the Royal College Mental Health Expert Advisory Group Wales

    RCPsych Wales are pleased to announce the formal establishment of the Royal College Mental Health Expert Advisory Group.

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    16aug by RCPsych Wales
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    ReConnect

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales is delighted to announce 'ReConnect' a new short series of podcasts that focus on how people have managed their mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic.

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    13may by RCPsych Wales
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    Social prescribing can help with the fallout from COVID-19 say psychiatrists

    Social prescribing could help tackle the mental health consequences of loneliness and isolation caused by COVID-19 says the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales.

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    13may by RCPsych Wales
  • National Young Persons Debate - 'Does technology improve your mental health?'
    National Young Persons Debate - 'Does technology improve your mental health?'

    On 17 June, The College will be hosting the first National Young Persons Debate in partnership with TEC Cymru 'Does technology improve your mental health?'

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    12may by RCPsych Wales
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    Have your say on homeworking – say psychiatrists

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales is encouraging research into the impacts of homeworking on people’s wellbeing – a year on since the pandemic began.

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    18mar by RCPsych Wales
  • Cardiff's digital doctor highlighted in artwork
    Cardiff's digital doctor highlighted in artwork

    Professor Alka Ahuja MBE has been celebrated as part of the #TheArtofMotherhood mural series commissioned by Amazon Handmade.

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    12mar by RCPsych Wales