COVID-19 Update

April 2020

Our thoughts are with all our members at this incredibly difficult and challenging time.

We appreciate the enormous challenges you are all facing as you grapple with the fast developing threat provided by COVID-19.

For our part we at the College are working round the clock to do all we can to support you and to provide you with the most up to date information.

Please see below a round-up of the latest updates below, including a difficult decision what we have had to make.

Professor Wendy Burn, President, RCPsych

International Congress 2020 cancelled

It is with great regret that we have taken decision to cancel this year's International Congress, due to be held in Edinburgh, Scotland.

A letter from our patron, Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales has written to us expressing his sympathy during this “unprecedented period of difficulty, disruption and intense anxiety”.

Guidance for clinicians: update

We’ve updated our COVID-19 guidance for clinicians and expanded the learning resources. Find out the latest.

RCPsych Awards 

We have extended the closing date for entries to midnight on 20 April. Find out the latest on the RCPsych Awards.

COVID-19: Webinars for members

We’re launching a series of free webinars for members on COVID-19 – the first one is at 4pm today.

Two new RCPsych CPD videos

We've created videos to help members look after themselves and their teams during the pandemic.

COVID-19 Mental Health Network

The College has set up the COVID-19 Mental Health Network for anyone who works in mental health services.