This blog allows the College President, currently Dr Lade Smith CBE, to share their thoughts on life in and around the College. This blog is typically updated monthly.
College President, Dr Lade Smith CBE, reviews a busy party political conference season and looks at how each party are addressing mental health.
In her October blog post, Lade discusses the conflict in the Middle East, ways of improving engagement with members, political party conferences, and more.
In her September blog post, Lade talks about the pressures that mental healthcare faces as we move closer to winter. She also discusses the value and future of the workforce, ...
In her August blog post Lade speaks of her excitement at taking the helm as President and pays tribute to our departing CEO.
In his final Presidential blog post, Adrian looks back on his eventful three years as President, from taking office during the pandemic through to the current day.
Adrian celebrates the College's work on equality and diversity but acknowledges how we still have much to do.
In his May blog post, Adrian discusses a wide range of topics including the College’s progress on promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. He also looks reflects on his tenure as ...
In his April blog post Adrian talks about the Hewitt Review and gambling addiction. He also pays tribute to the College’s Fellows and Honorary Fellows.
In his March blog post, Adrian discusses the spring budget, industrial action and inspirational leaders. He also discusses the CQC's visit to the College.
In his February blog post Adrian discusses a special dinner with Health Education England, solidarity with Turkey and Syria, and the transition to the next College President.
In his January blog post, Adrian congratulates the next President of RCPsych and talks about his trips to Westminster.
In his December blog post Adrian has a special message for members, discusses the Online Safety Bill, and remembers the life of Dr Thomas Bewley.