• Re-reading Camus’s ‘The Plague’ in pandemic times

    17 November 2020

    In this podcast, Dr Raj Persaud talks to the author of ‘A Very Short Introduction’ to Camus, Dr Oliver Gloag, about the impact this writer could have on our outlook ...

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  • Managing alcohol withdrawal in acute in-patient psychiatry

    16 November 2020

    In this podcast, Dr Chris Daly talks to Dr Howard Ryland about the most effective assessment, treatment and ongoing management procedures to put in place in order to help patients ...

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  • Alcohol self-management during COVID-19 and beyond

    16 November 2020

    In this podcast, Dr Peter Rice talks to Dr Jennifer Powell about the most effective ways to help alcohol-dependent patients self-manage their alcohol use during the pandemic and beyond.

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  • The Choose Psychiatry Podcast

    19 October 2020

    Dr Ian Collings, Dr Shridevi Gopi-Firth and Dr Kat Levick candidly discuss the highs and lows of psychiatry, including chickens on the ward, augmented reality and blowing your own trumpet....

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  • Stopping antidepressants: Exploring the patient's experience

    19 October 2020

    Professor Wendy Burn discusses the challenges of stopping antidepressants with an expert by experience, James. James experienced panic attacks, lethargy and extreme discomfort whilst tapering his doses of antidepressants.

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  • If a patient dies by suicide

    18 September 2020

    What is it like for a psychiatrist when a patient dies by suicide? In our latest podcast we speak to Dr Ros Ramsay and Dr Rachel Gibbons regarding the kinds ...

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  • What was it like to be on a psychiatric ward during the pandemic?

    26 August 2020

    A unique insight into what it was like to work and be a patient on a psychiatric ward during the COVID-19 pandemic. We hear four personal accounts from Dr Roopak Khara, ...

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  • South Asian History Month Podcast

    16 July 2020

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists is joined by Professor Alka Ahuja, Professor Dinesh Bhugra, Doctor Amrita Varanasi and Doctor Ananta Dave, who are telling their personal stories for South Asian ...

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  • COVID-19 and drug use

    29 May 2020

    This is an audio resource for patients and carers providing information about reducing the harm of drug use during the pandemic.

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  • COVID-19 and self harm and suicide in young people

    20 May 2020

    This is an audio resource for parents and carers of young people, providing information self harm and suicide during the pandemic.

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