RCPsych eNewsletter September 2017
Wendy discusses ways in which Members can engage with the
college, and what we’re doing to drive the next generation of
doctors to choose psychiatry.
RCPsych highlighted stories
Choose Psychiatry – how you can help
Our new campaign aims to recruit the next generation of
psychiatrists. You can help. Found out how.
A focus on quality
Dr Amah Shah is the college’s first Quality Improvement lead.
It’s an exciting step in the right direction – see what it means
Mental Health Act survey
We’ve been surveying Members in England and Wales regarding the
Mental Health Act. The deadline for completion is at 11.59pm on
Sunday 17 September.
Psychiatrist's Support Service
Meet the new Specialist Adviser for the Psychiatrists' Support
Service, Ros Ramsay.
JPSN Fellowship award
JSPN is now accepting applications for the 2018 JSPN Fellowship
Award which is presented to early-career psychiatrists from around
National Teaching Fellowship Award
Professor Ania Korszun has been awarded an NFTS teaching
fellowship for her teaching in Psychiatry.
RCPsych Awards Steering Group Membership
Applications are invited for membership of the RCPsych Steering
Group, to oversee the RCPsych Awards process.
College vacancies for members
Please check the website regularly for current posts.
What’s new online
RCPsych in Northern Ireland chair’s update
The latest from RCPsych in Northern Ireland
including updates on Mental Capacity Act, You in Mind campaign
and RCPsychinNI in the media.
RCPsych in Scotland
News about ongoing Consultations, RCPsychiS in the media
and a look ahead at the coming months.
RCPsych in Wales
A round-up of the latest activities and news from the RCPsych in
Wales, including involvement in the recruitment campaign, "Choose
CPD Online eNewsletter
Updates from the eLearning team including latest modules,
podcasts and vacancies.
Medical school reading lists should all contain at least some
fiction. Vote now
Last month's poll results
Media training should be compulsory for all psychiatrists.
YES: 45% NO: 55%
BJPsych Kaleidoscope Quiz
Read the commentary in this month's
BJPsych Kaleidoscope and take the quiz for your chance to
Congratulations to our Summer quiz winner Lisa
Turner. Answers can be found in last month’s Kaleidoscope column.