RCPsych eNewsletter

November 2022

Welcome to our eNewsletter for members

In this month's issue we tell you about the latest members' questions our Presidential candidates have been answering, explain our response to the Autumn Statement, and let you know how you can help during the final week of our Choose Psychiatry campaign.

Special Meeting

Members are invited to attend a Special Meeting on Monday 28 November which will consider enabling the College to hold online AGMs and EGMs as a matter of routine.

Mindmasters quiz

Come and watch the climactic final stages of our Mindmasters competition next Monday – register to attend this exciting event.

Psychiatrist Support Service (PSS)

The Psychiatrists' Support Service (PSS) provides free, rapid, high quality peer support by telephone to psychiatrists of all grades who may be experiencing personal or work-related difficulties. Contact the PSS by phone on 020 8618 4020 or by email at pss@rcpsych.ac.uk.

Other news from around the College

RCPsych Publishing

Read the latest RCPsych Publishing Highlights.

New BJPsych Advances podcast: Genetic investigations pathway for people with intellectual disability, autism and/or epilepsy

New RCPsych book and accompanying collection: Spirituality and Psychiatry, 2nd edition

New RCPsych book: A Guide to the Mental Health of Children and Young People

Vacancy: BJPsych Book Reviews Editor

Vacancy: BJPsych International Digital Editor

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RCPsych Insight

What did you think of the latest edition of RCPsych Insight? Email us your thoughts to magazine@rcpsych.ac.uk, or tweet us using the hashtag #RCPsychInsight.

Child and Adolescent Faculty prizes

The Gillian Page Prize is awarded for the best peer-reviewed, empirical paper focusing on a topic related to adolescent psychiatry. The 2023 prize is now open and the deadline is 17 February 2023 at midnight.

The Harrington Writing Prize was established to encourage interest in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry among trainees and specialty doctors. The topic for the 2023 prize will be 'the role of CAMHS in gender identity services' and the deadline is 24 March 2023.

Practice guidelines for crisis line response and Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Teams (CRHTT)

The Quality Network for CRHTT has developed guidance that ensures the highest quality of clinical care for patients under CRHTT services. This guidance has received a wide range of input from a mix of consultant psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, psychologists, commissioners and representatives from NHS England.

The Power of eLearning

A brilliant new blog post on the Power of eLearning has been published. Authored by Dr Howard Ryland, the blog provides an in-depth insight into the benefits of online learning.

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