Our latest webinars

To support you during this difficult time, the College has launched a series of free live webinars, which offer a solution-focused approach to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Below you can catch up with previous webinars, and you can also sign up for next week’s webinar, which will focus on COVID-19 and Workforce Wellbeing.

Catch up with yesterday’s webinar for trainees and trainers

Our latest webinar yesterday took place yesterday with hundreds of members joining us live.

Co-chaired by our Dean Dr Kate Lovett and Dr Ross Runciman, Chair of the Psychiatric Trainees' Committee, this week we focussed on Training Matters: updates for psychiatric trainees and trainers during COVID-19.

Dr Ian Hall, Chief Examiner, gave an update on the MRCPsych examination during the pandemic and Dr John Russell, Associate Dean for Curricula, spoke about preparing for the ARCP in light of COVID-19.

This was followed by presentations on 'learning to lead' from Dr Saleema Durgahee and 'how to keep training whilst shielding' from Dr Leanne Tozer. The webinar closed with a live Q&A session, facilitated by Dr Kate Lovett.

Catch up with our webinar on emergency COVID-19 mental health legislation in Scotland

We’ve created our first webinar for members in Scotland, and it focused on the impact of emergency mental health legislation in Scotland.

Roger Smyth of NHS Lothian discusses the specific legislative changes, and Arun Chopra of the Mental Welfare Commission speaks about the practical day-to-day impact of processing these changes.

Watch previous webinars

Our highly popular webinars have covered a variety of topics including the ethical challenges of COVID-19 in mental health, using technology in psychiatry during the pandemic, updates to the Mental Health Act following the emergency coronavirus legislation, and COVID-19 and people with intellectual disability.

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