Members' update

January 2024

Find out which of our members and those who work with the College were recognised in the New Year Honours list.

Dr Amar Shah, the College’s QI lead, spoke of his delight this week after he was announced as the new National Clinical Director for Improvement.

Calls to NHS 24 about psychosis symptoms have increased by 100% in two years, new research has found.

Women and mental health survey

We’re asking all members to take a short survey to help us understand the challenges faced by women in our workforce, and the experience of women and girls accessing mental health care.

We’re looking for members who would like to stand for election for a leadership position at the College, with a variety of leadership opportunities currently open.

The Health Foundation is looking for the views of psychiatrists on the impact of technology on the time that clinical staff have available for patient care.

In collaboration with Greener NHS, the College has produced new resources to help members deliver more sustainable care on the path to Net Zero.

Read more to receive further information regarding a career in psychiatry