Wales news

Read key updates for psychiatrists working in 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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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
  • 98% of people affected by eating disorders feel calories on menus will negatively impact them, new survey finds
    98% of people affected by eating disorders feel calories on menus will negatively impact them, new survey finds

    98% of people affected by eating disorders feel that introducing calorie labelling on menus in Wales would have a negative or very negative impact, according to a new survey by Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity.

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    23aug by RCPsych Wales
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    Draft substance misuse treatment framework and Standards for mental health services for prisons

    Welsh Government are seeking views on standards that aim to help ensure there is equivalence in place for people in prisons, in terms of access to substance misuse and mental health care, support and treatment.

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    03aug by RCPsych Wales
  • Frontline healthcare workers suffered from mental health difficulties in first few months of pandemic – unique study by Welsh student reveals
    Frontline healthcare workers suffered from mental health difficulties in first few months of pandemic – unique study by Welsh student reveals

    The study was compiled by a school pupil from North Wales and was supported by the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales. It involved asking more than 600 healthcare workers from across the UK about their experiences as the Covid-19 crisis took hold.

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    29jul by RCPsych Wales
  • Our first sixth form summer school
    Our first sixth form summer school

    RCPsych Wales recently held it's first summer school for sixth formers, this was in partnership with the Senedd and with TEC Cymru.

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    14jul by RCPsych Wales
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    New Clean Air Bill is a historic moment for Wales

    Healthy Air Cymru welcomes the news that a Clean Air Bill is included in the First Minister’s legislative statement.

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    11jul by RCPsych Wales
  • UK researchers pioneer new virtual treatment for PTSD
    UK researchers pioneer new virtual treatment for PTSD

    Researchers at Cardiff University have pioneered a new form of virtual treatment for people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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    16jun by RCPsych Wales
  • Urdd National Eisteddfod 2022 branded 'major success' as event comes to close
    Urdd National Eisteddfod 2022 branded 'major success' as event comes to close

    We were delighted to partner and support URDD Gobaith Cymru, as they hosted the 2022 URDD national eisteddfod.

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    06jun 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