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.
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.
Keys to the Future: A new poem by the Children’s Laureate Wales explores the effects of technology on children’s mental health
To note today World Mental Health Day today, October 10, 2022, it is a pleasure to share Keys to the Future, a new poem inspired by a series of poetry workshops on the effects of technology on children’s mental health.
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.
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.
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.