In her June blog Wendy discusses our new position statement on antidepressants, the launch of our new data website and more.
We’ve launched a new website to keep you in touch with how well the mental health system is performing.
The College has welcomed the new NHS Interim People plan – which we helped to develop – published this month.
See five ways in which the College has influenced mental health care in the UK in the last three years.
Nearly 40 new fellows from as far away as Australia came to our New Fellows ceremony this month – honouring the amazing work of our senior members across the world.
Read Dr Louise Theodosiou’s powerful blog on the importance of Pride – one of several things the College has been doing to mark Pride month 2019.
Our newly published annual report reviews our performance in 2018 and explains what we achieved and how we spent our members and funders’ money.
Around 3,300 psychiatrists from around the world are coming to this year’s Congress in London starting next week. If you haven’t booked your place yet, do it today!
RCPsych in Northern Ireland updates
Read the monthly activity log.
RCPsych in Scotland updates
We attended the opening of the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh’s year-long Mental Health Exhibition. Both staff and College members have been involved with the exhibition through publicising the event, testimony and presentations.
We also met with Scottish Government about their international recruitment of Psychiatrists campaign, and how the Government and College can collaborate on this.
Please check our Posts for Members page regularly for current posts.
Current vacancies include:
- BJPsych Bulletin Culture Editor (closes June 26)
- BJPsych Bulletin Interviews Editor (closes June 28)
- CPD Online (CPDO) Podcast Editor (closes July 10)
- CPD Online Trainee Editor (closes July 10)
- Trainees Online (TrOn) Trainee Editor and Neuroscience Trainee Editor (closes July 10)
- Associate Registrar for Leadership and Management (closes 15 July)
- BJPsych Associate Editors (closes 31 July)
- A funded three year PhD studentship (closes 31 October)
- CESR Evaluators (ongoing)
- College Assessors (ongoing)
- External Advisers for ARCPs and Quality Visits (ongoing)
You can find a list of all College events on the website.
- RCPsych International Congress, 1-4 July 2019 | RCPsych London
- Philosophy SIG Biennial Meeting, 2-3 September 2019 | RCPsych, London
- Clinical and Educational Supervisor Training, 13 September 2019 | RCPsych London
- Faculty of Neuropsychiatry Annual Conference, 19-20 September 2019 | RCPsych London
- Annual Medical Education Conference, 26-27 September 2019 | Marriott Hotel, Glasgow
- Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference, 10-11 October 2019 | Midland Hotel, Manchester
- 15 minute CBT for use in clinical teams: a Five Areas Approach, 21 October 2019 | RCPsych London
- Personality Disorders course, 31 October 2019 | RCPsych London
- Psychodynamic Psychiatry; A Psychoanalytic Approach to understanding Mental Disturbance and Its Impact on Staff, 1 November | RCPsych London
- Working with Long Term Physical Illness & Medically Unexplained Symptoms, 4 November 2019 | RCPsych London
- Advanced Communication Skills for Public Engagement, 21 November 2019 | RCPsych London
- Personality Disorders course, 25 November 2019 | RCPsych London
- ECT Team Day, 29 November 2019 | Birmingham
- ECT Prescribers' Day, 30 November 2019 | Birmingham
RCPsych Publishing updates
Access to RCPsych journals
Did you know you can use your RCPsych member details to access BJPsych and BJPsych Advances? Click “log in” from the journal website, select “RCPsych” from the Society menu, and enter the same username and password that you use to gain access to My RCPsych on the College website. See the full instructions and note BJPsych Bulletin, BJPsych International, and BJPsych Open are freely accessible online.
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BJPsych Advances: Submissions in the Area of Addictions Invited
BJPsych Advances, the College's peer-reviewed CPD journal for consultant psychiatrists, invites clinical experts to submit proposals for Articles, Clinical Reflections and Refreshments in the area of Addictions.
Articles typically discuss comprehensive, practical approaches to clinical problems and explain the full range of therapeutic options, with useful features like MCQs, summary boxes, and associated commentaries.
For further information about the journal and all article types visit the Advances site.
To submit a proposal to the journal (including a summary of approximately 150 words), please email email@example.com.
Suggest a book
Is there a particular book we don't have that would make a useful addition to the library? Do you think we need more copies of an important textbook?
The Library welcomes suggestions from members for library stock. Members can send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on 020 3701 2520. These can be for books, journals or online resources.
Items suggested will be carefully considered but not all necessarily obtained
Please always check the library before making a suggestion.
Access to new journals and ebooks! Now available via your College OpenAthens Account
The library has extended its collection to include an additional 38 psychiatric journals and 10 ebooks! These include:
- Comprehensive Psychiatry
- Drug and Alcohol Dependence
- European Psychiatry
- Journal of Anxiety Disorders
- Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
- Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging
- Ford: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 2e
- Maine: Treatment of Eating Disorders 1e
Members have access to these via our Access Journals & Databases page and their RCPsych OpenAthens account.
Please get in touch for more details.
CPD Online offers a selection of free modules for those without a paid subscription. You can log in to the free modules straight away using the same username and password with which you access the members' area of the College website.
Keep up to date with the latest CPDO eNewsletter.
Psychiatrist Support Service
Psychiatrists experiencing personal or professional difficulties can access free, confidential support via PSS - call on 020 7245 0412.