COVID-19 Update

29 May 2020

Members survey helped College raise headline concerns

Your concerns about the huge number of mental health referrals during the pandemic made news headlines across the country.

College makes high profile call for more support

Our Dean made a powerful plea in the Sunday Telegraph for more support for mental health services to respond to COVID-19.

New COVID-19 guidance for clinicians

Find out about new legal guidance, added peer support resources and guidance on psychotropic prescribing for children and adolescents.

COVID psychiatry surveillance systems webinar

Catch up on our latest free webinar about COVID-19 psychiatry surveillance systems, view past webinars, and sign up for more.

Celebrating Pride and South Asian History Month

For the second consecutive year, the College will be rolling out a series of exciting activities to celebrate Pride month.

President’s lecture

Professor Rob Poole is delivering the first ever online President’s lecture and the title of his terrific talk is ‘Psychiatrists and prescribed opioids’.

Surveillance study

We’re helping the Association of British Neurologists to capture examples of COVID-19 patients with neuro-psychiatric conditions.


There’s just a month to go until nominations close for Fellowships in 2020. Find out how to apply for this mark of distinction.