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  • S38 Getting it right for autistic people

    symposium. Dr Davidson is the Lead for Autism in the Royal College and will describe the role of psychiatrists in autism diagnosis and post-diagnostic support. Prof Jaydeokar is a parent-carer, experience and challenges of caring for a child with autism and the joys associated with being a parent. Dr Courtenay is the National Professional Advisor for Intellectual Disability and Autism, Caring and living with autism: the professional and the personal Sujeet Jaydeokar, University

  • RCPsych Members' Webinar 13 August 2020 | Royal College of Psychiatrists

    of the speaker and any unauthorised broadcasting/copying of any presentation is strictly prohibited. Autism, Conor Davidson College Report CR228: The psychiatric management of autism in adults

  • College deplores abuse scenes

    disabilities and / or Autism. These images and allegations are especially regrettable coming, to people with intellectual disabilities and / or Autism to demonstrate clear leadership in ensuring

  • Neurodevelopmental psychiatry - Executive Committee

    Trust. He works as an epidemiologist on the prevention of depression and on the burden of autism, undertaking a project on catatonia in autism spectrum disorders. Helen Matthews Wales, Davidson RCPsych Autism Champion Dr Conor Davidson is a general adult psychiatrist, Autism Champion. After qualifying as a consultant in 2012, Conor worked as a CMHT psychiatrist in York. He was autism lead for Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys Foundation Trust between 2017 and 2020

  • Neurodevelopmental psychiatry - events

    of NDPSIG and Wales Autism Community of Practice: Autism and Mental Health Date: Thursday 7 April 2022

  • Dr Peter Carpenter summarises the NDPSIG's recent activities

    that the new Autism Champion, Conor Davidson, appointed by our President, has now got himself, training in autism is being rolled out. As part of this we are encouraging the College to support, are supporting the development of a national community of practice for Specialist Autism Teams, with the Wales Autism Community of Practice on 7 April for a highly successful joint educational meeting, the CCQI are looking at how to set quality standards for specialist autism services. We are trying

  • Royal College of Psychiatrists responds to Channel 4 Dispatches and BBC Panorama broadcasts

    We are deeply saddened by the distressing images in the Dispatches and Panorama documentaries, investigating the quality and safety of mental health services. Patients with a serious mental illness, learning disabilities and autism, are being let down by services with devastating consequences for them, their families and carers. We owe patients in mental health wards, who are among the most vulnerable in our society, safe and compassionate care. We owe their families and carers

  • RCPsych responds to the Health and Social Care Committee report on 'The treatment of autistic people and people with learning disabilities'

    Dr Ken Courtenay, Chair of the Intellectual Disability faculty at the Royal College of Psychiatrists and Dr Ian Davidson, Autism Champion at the Royal College of Psychiatrists respond to the Health and Social Care Select Committee's report on the treatment of autistic people and people with learning disabilities. “We welcome the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s recommendations on the treatment of autistic people and people with learning disabilities in their new report. Autistic

  • RCPsych responds to Department for Education’s Alternative Provision Improvement Plan

    identification of autism. We hope in practice, staffing numbers will be able to meet demand, children with autism who have co-existing mental health conditions. Investment in the psychiatric

  • RCPsych responds to the CQC's State of Care report

    The Care Quality Commission have published this year's State of Care, their annual assessment of the state of health and social care in England. Responding to the report, Professor Wendy Burn, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, said: “This report confirms our serious concerns about the worsening quality of care in mental health, learning disability and autism inpatient services, ’s learning disability and autism services. We must have a thorough understanding of what

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