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Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry News and Events

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Faculty Elections

The closing date for nomination for elections for 2018 has now passed. Voting for the elections going to ballot will be opening in May 2018.

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Key results of the 2017 survey of services is now available


As part of our focus on recruitment we have had a piece in Student BMJ on Old Age Psychiatry  (April 2017)

ICD11 update We are pleased to report that the recommendations for the classification of the dementias as mental disorders were accepted by the WHO Joint Task Force on Mortality and Morbidity Statistics on 1 April 2017 on the ICD-11 beta site.

It should not be considered final until approved by the World Health Assembly - presumably in May 2018. However, this is a significant interim accomplishment for the 20 groups including ourselves that submitted letters in support of this revision

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Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry Winter Meeting

Date: Mon 8 October | Location: London


What we have done in the last 3 months

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