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RCPsych Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce the Call for Entries for the RCPsych Awards 2017.  This is your opportunity to nominate the outstanding teams and individuals who are making a real difference to mental health services.

The RCPsych Awards mark the highest level of achievement in psychiatry.  The Awards, for 2017 have 17 categories, including Awards for psychiatrists of all grades, as well as for medical students, foundation doctors, and awards to recognise the work being done by teams working in mental health care.

Categories for 2017 Awards are as follows:

  1. Medical student of the Year

  2. Foundation Doctor (FY1 – FY2) of the Year

  3. Core Psychiatric Trainee of the Year (CT1 – CT3)

  4. Higher Psychiatric Trainee of the Year (ST4 – ST6 and SpR)

  5. Service User / Patient Contributor of the Year

  6. Carer Contributor of the Year

  7. Psychiatric Communicator of the Year

  8. Psychiatric Trainer of the Year

  9. Academic Researcher of the Year

  10. Specialty Doctor / Associate Specialist of the Year

  11. Psychiatrist of the Year

  12. Psychiatric Team of the Year: Children and adolescents

  13. Psychiatric Team of the Year: Working-age adults

  14. Psychiatric Team of the Year: Older-age adults

  15. Psychiatric Team of the Year: Non-age specific

  16. Psychiatric Team of the Year: Quality Improvement

  17. Psychiatric Team of the Year: Outstanding commitment to sustainable service development


We need your help in the search for the stars of 2017.

The closing date has been extended to 14th April 2017. 

We look forward to receiving your entries.

Winners of the awards will be announced at the RCPsych Awards ceremony held at the College on 6 November 2017.

For further information or if you have any queries about the Awards, please contact Richa Kataria on details below.


Richa Kataria

Membership Operations Manager

Tel: 020 3701 2566 / 2589



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