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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness
Consultations

Consultation Responses

The Royal College of Psychiatrists provides responses to consultations on certain issues that may impact upon psychiatrists, service users, carers and the mental health world more broadly. The following consultations are a selection of those submitted by the College.


The following consultation responses are from

Jan 2014 - Current

Consultations Title Dept/Organisation Response  
April 2014      
Introducing Fundamental Standards: Consultation on proposals to change CQC registration regulations Department of Health View Response  
       
March 2014      
       
Call for evidence on Disabled Children and Young People's Rights Office of the Children's Commissioner View Response  
       
Court Orders Relating to Family Law Department for Education View Response  
       
February 2014      
Proposals for amendments to the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 to allow wider access to naloxone for use in emergencies Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency View Response  
       
January 2014      
Research and Development Strategy NHS England View Response  
       
December 2013      
Language controls for doctors  - Proposed change to the Medical Act 1983 Department of Health View Response  
       
Consultation on Draft 0-25 Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice, Draft Regulations and Transitional Arrangements Department of Education View Response  
       
Making sure that all licensed doctors have the necessary knowledge of English to practice safely in the UK General Medical Council View Response  
       
Data Sharing Between Public Bodies Law Commission View Response  
       
November 2013      
2014/15 NHS National Tariff Payment System Monitor View Response  
       
Improving Permanence for Looked after Children Department for Education View Response  
       
October 2013      
A consultation on the scheduling of tramadol, and a review of exemptions for temazepam prescriptions, under the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 Home Office View Response  
       
Draft Professional Standards for Public Health Royal Pharmaceutical Society View Response  
       
Review of the Local Safeguarding Children Board Ofsted View Response  
       
Consultation on Availability of Diclofenac as a Pharmacy Medicine

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

View Response  
       
Consultation on Statistical Products 2013 Office for National Statistics View Response  
       
September 2013      
 Proposal to amend Rule 34 of the Tribunal Procedure (First-Tier Tribunal) (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber) Rules 2008 (medical examination of the patient in mental health cases) Ministry of Justice/ Tribunal procedures committee View Response  
       
Reforming children's homes care: consultation on changes to The Children's Homes Regulations 2001 (as amended) and The Care Standards Act 2000 (Registration) (England) Regulations 2010 Department of Education View Response  
       
Improving safeguarding for looked after children: consultation on changes to the Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (England) Regulations 2010 Department for Education  View Response  
       
The Role of the Social Worker in Adult Mental Health Services College of Social Work  View Response  
       
Hate crime: the case for extending the existing offences Law Commission View Response  
       
August 2013      
       
A new start: Consultation on changes to the way CQC regulates, inspects and monitors care Care Quality Commission View Response  
       
July 2013      
Standards for expert witnesses in the family courts in England and Wales Ministry of Justice View Response  
       
How can the NHS payment system do more for patients Monitor View Response  
       
May 2013      
Sustainable Development Strategy for the Health, Public Health and Social Care System NHS Sustainable Development Unit View Response  
       
Management of long term conditions Health Select Committee View Response  
       
April 2013      
Implementing the coroner reforms in part 1 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 Ministry of Justice View Response  
       
Call for written evidence: Children and Families Bill Public Bills Committee View Response  
       
Implementation of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 Health Select Committee View Response  
       
Transforming Youth Custody - putting education at the heart of detention Ministry of Justice View Response  
       
February 2013      
A consultation on delivering Government’s policies to cut alcohol fuelled crime and anti-social behaviour Home office  View Response  
       
December 2012      
The next phase- our consultation on our strategy for 2013-2016 Care Quality Commission View response  
       
October 2012      
Consultation on New Safeguarding Power Department of Health View response  
Scoping paper on Insanity and Automatism Law Commission View response  
Transforming the services of the Office of the Public Guardian Ministry of Justice View response  
Multi-agency arrangements for the protection of children Ministry of Justice View response  
Securing best value for NHS patients Department of Health View response  
       
August 2012      
 Liberating the NHS: No decision about me, without me- Further consultation on proposals to secure decision making Department of Health View response  
Revised Safeguarding Statutory Guidance Department for Education View response  
       
June 2012      
Healthy Lives, Healthy People: Towards a workforce strategy for the public health system Department of Health View response  
Equal Civil Marriage: a consultation  Government Equalities Office View response  
Submission to the Schizophrenia Commission Schizophrenia Commission View response  
       
May 2012      
Request for views and comments on the Children's and Young People's Health Outcomes Framework Department of Health View response  
Consultation on the United Kingdom Plan for Rare Diseases Department of Health

View response
Faculty ID response

 
Guidance for the investigation committee and case examiners when considering allegations about a doctor's involvement in encouraging or assisting suicide: a draft for consultation General Medical Council View response  
       
April 2012      
Personal Independence Payment: assessment thresholds consultation Department for Work and Pensions View response  
Low secure services and Psychiatric intensive care Department of Health View response  
       
March 2012      
Forced Marriage Consultation Home Office View response  
Memorandum of evidence to the Justice Committee Inquiry into Youth Justice Justice Committee View response  
       
January 2012      
The Code of Practice on the Naming, Packaging and Promotion of Alcoholic Drinks Portman Group View response  
Implementing a ‘Duty of Candour’; a new contractual requirement on providers’ Department of Health View response  
Proposed domains and headline indicators for measuring national wellbeing Office for National Statistics View response  
Memorandum of evidence to the Home Affairs Committee Inquiry into Drugs Home Affairs Select Committee View response  
       

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