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Our response the the NHS Long Term Plan
Our response the the NHS Long Term Plan

RCPsych President, Professor Wendy Burn, welcomes the government's long-term focus on mental health.

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07jan by RCPsych Press Office
Top psychiatrists awarded New Year’s Honours
Top psychiatrists awarded New Year’s Honours

We are delighted to announce that three of our leading psychiatrists, Dr Sridevi Kalidindi CBE, Dr Gertrude Seneviratne OBE, and Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, have been given New Year's honours from the Queen.

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28dec by RCPsych Press Office
RCPsych responds to the Mental Health Act Review
RCPsych responds to the Mental Health Act Review

RCPsych responds to the Mental Health Act Review.

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06dec by RCPsych Press Office
Mental Health Policy Group & Partner Organisations: Principles for mental health in the Long-Term NHS Plan
Mental Health Policy Group & Partner Organisations: Principles for mental health in the Long-Term NHS Plan

Consensus statement from the Mental Health Policy Group and partner organisations

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05dec by RCPsych Press Office
Landmark learning-from-deaths guidance launched
Landmark learning-from-deaths guidance launched

We launch the first-ever national guidance for NHS mental health trusts to ensure ways of improving services are learned from patients’ deaths.

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26nov by RCPsych Press Office
Our response to Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch report
Our response to Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch report

We respond to the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch's report on mental health in emergency departments.

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23nov by RCPsych Press Office
Our response to the prevalence survey on the Mental Health of Children and Young People in England
Our response to the prevalence survey on the Mental Health of Children and Young People in England

We respond to the latest survey of the mental health of children and young people in England.

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22nov by RCPsych Press Office
Our response to the Zholia Alemi investigation
Our response to the Zholia Alemi investigation

Professor Wendy Burn, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists responds to the Zholia Alemi investigation.

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19nov by RCPsych Press Office
RCPsych responds to DHSC's announcement of a new plan for prevention in healthcare
RCPsych responds to DHSC's announcement of a new plan for prevention in healthcare

Dr Peter Byrne, RCPsych Lead for public mental health responds to a new plan on prevention in health care.

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05nov by RCPsych Press Office
Long waits for mental health treatment lead to divorce, job loss and money problems, RCPsych finds
Long waits for mental health treatment lead to divorce, job loss and money problems, RCPsych finds

RCPsych launches the latest Choose Psychiatry campaign.

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08oct by RCPsych Press Office
Our response to the publication of PHE's analysis on the prevalence of physical health conditions in patients with SMI
Our response to the publication of PHE's analysis on the prevalence of physical health conditions in patients with SMI

Dr Peter Byrne responds to PHE's analysis on the prevalence of physical health conditions in patients with SMI.

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27sep by RCPsych Press Office
  • Government announces plan to scrap sentences of less than six months
    Government announces plan to scrap sentences of less than six months

    RCPsych responds to government plans to scrap sentences of less than six months

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    15jan by RCPsych Press Office
  • The Mental Health Policy Group responds to the NHS Long Term Plan
    The Mental Health Policy Group responds to the NHS Long Term Plan

    Leaders of RCPsych, Mental Health Foundation, Mind, Centre for Mental Health, Mental Health Foundation and Rethink Mental Illness respond to today's NHS Long Term Plan

    More information Statement / comment
    07jan by RCPsych Press Office
  • Our response the the NHS Long Term Plan
    Our response the the NHS Long Term Plan

    RCPsych President, Professor Wendy Burn, welcomes the government's long-term focus on mental health.

    More information Statement / comment
    07jan by RCPsych Press Office
  • College publishes new strategic plan
    College publishes new strategic plan

    See what's in our new strategic plan for 2019-20, called Excellence in psychiatry: High-quality, person-centred care.

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    02jan by RCPsych Web Team
  • Top psychiatrists awarded New Year’s Honours
    Top psychiatrists awarded New Year’s Honours

    We are delighted to announce that three of our leading psychiatrists, Dr Sridevi Kalidindi CBE, Dr Gertrude Seneviratne OBE, and Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE, have been given New Year's honours from the Queen.

    More information Press release
    28dec by RCPsych Press Office
  • RCPsych responds to the Mental Health Act Review
    RCPsych responds to the Mental Health Act Review

    RCPsych responds to the Mental Health Act Review.

    More information Statement / comment
    06dec by RCPsych Press Office
  • Mental Health Policy Group & Partner Organisations: Principles for mental health in the Long-Term NHS Plan
    Mental Health Policy Group & Partner Organisations: Principles for mental health in the Long-Term NHS Plan

    Consensus statement from the Mental Health Policy Group and partner organisations

    More information Statement / comment
    05dec by RCPsych Press Office
  • Landmark learning-from-deaths guidance launched
    Landmark learning-from-deaths guidance launched

    We launch the first-ever national guidance for NHS mental health trusts to ensure ways of improving services are learned from patients’ deaths.

    More information Press release
    26nov by RCPsych Press Office
  • Our response to Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch report
    Our response to Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch report

    We respond to the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch's report on mental health in emergency departments.

    More information Statement / comment
    23nov by RCPsych Press Office
  • Our response to the prevalence survey on the Mental Health of Children and Young People in England
    Our response to the prevalence survey on the Mental Health of Children and Young People in England

    We respond to the latest survey of the mental health of children and young people in England.

    More information Statement / comment
    22nov by RCPsych Press Office