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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness
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Work in Psychiatry

Supporting members and services

CPD

Find information on how to acquire new knowledge and skills as well as maintain and improve  standards across all areas of  your practice.

 

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Faculties, Sections and SIGs

The main specialities in psychiatry are represented by College Faculties, Sections and Special Interest Groups.

 

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Quality Improvement

Through their national initiatives, the College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI)  creates an enhanced role for clinicians and their professional bodies.


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Divisions &

International Affairs unit

These regional offices represent the College locally and provide professional advice where required.

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Find out how the College's global unit is changing the face of mental health.

 

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Workforce

 

Workforce assesses the number of psychiatrists working in the UK.

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REVALIDATION

Revalidation is the process by which licensed doctors will have to demonstrate to the General Medical Council (GMC) that they are up to date and fit to practise and that they are complying with the relevant professional standards.

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Leadership & Management

The most successful medical organisations are those in which doctors take clear leadership roles.  The Leadership and Management workstream aims to support and develop psychiatric leadership at all career stages

 

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Recruitment Strategy


Find out how the College aims to encourage more doctors into psychiatry.

 

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NCCMH


NICE MH guidelines and Quality Standards set out best practice in all areas of clinical practice. All psychiatrists in the NHS (and many private services) are expected to follow these guidelines as they are used as the basis for most MH quality improvement work.

 

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