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.
President Lade Smith explains how we need to put the patient-clinician relationship back at the heart of the mental health system.
In her first blog post of 2024, Lade talks about the Annual National Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society that she attended this month, prescribing clozapine and much more.
In her December blog post, Lade pays tribute to Dr Onike Ijete, who did so much for the College and sadly passed away last week. Lade also recognises excellence in ...
Lade’s November blog post includes a warm welcome to our new interim CEO Sonia Walter, discusses changes to the political landscape, and introduces the College's new Artist-in-Residence.
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.