This blog allows the College President, currently Dr Adrian James, to share their thoughts on life in and around the College. This blog is typically updated monthly.
Adrian shares an update about what happened at the 2022 AGM that took place on the first day of our International Congress in Edinburgh.
We have listened to your concerns: the proposal to create new post-nominals will be put on pause and we will focus on extending voting rights.
The natural next step in our values-based journey as an inclusive, progressive and caring Medical Royal College.
Adrian reflects on his visits to overseas psychiatric conferences, a trip to Clarence House, attending a Doctors in Distress event and meeting the new chair of NHS England.
In his April blog post, Adrian talks about the need for a long-term plan for mental health and our new resource on asylum seekers and refugees.
The College paid tribute to Council member Dr Steve Pearce, who died last week after a long illness.
Adrian reflects on the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report and the implications of climate change on mental health.
In his February blog post, Adrian makes the case for a fully funded mental health recovery plan and talks about his work with the NHS Race and Health Observatory.
In his first blog post of the year Adrian offers congratulations, highlights support available to members, and previews the year ahead.
As we come to the end of another year, Adrian reflects on the events of another year dominated by the pandemic. He also looks back at the many achievements that ...
In light of the recent spending review, our President Dr Adrian James shares his thoughts on funding for mental health.
Adrian’s November blog post looks back at the COP26 conference - and the effect of climate change on migration - as well as the recent RCPsych Awards ceremony.