The Policy Committee
meets four times a year to discuss current policy issues and
approve College documentation. The Committee members include
representation from all Divisions, Faculties and Special Interest
Groups within the College, as well as service users and carers and
members of the Policy and Communications Department.
representation from faculties, divisions, jurisdictions and
sections. The Committee receives detailed feedback from the Policy
Unit, feedback from the Westminster Parliamentary Liaison Committee
(WPLC) and discusses any policy issues which are relevant to the
wider Committee. The Committee has the function of approving
College documentation for publication.
this link to
see the College's guidance for the preparation, writing and
approval of official policy.
The Policy Unit is responsible for the coordination of these
committees. If you would like any further information regarding the
Policy Committees, please contact Helen Phillips.
The Committee meets
four times a year to discuss guidance on psychiatric professional
practice, including issues of policy into practice,
confidentiality, probity and conflicts of interest. Members of the
Committee are those who have expertise and interest in ethics,
confidentiality, quality standards and the relationship between
policy and practice.
allocates time to discuss separately issues involving
confidentiality and ethics, as well as issues surrounding
professional practice. The Committee also has the additional
function of overseeing the accreditation decisions made by the
College Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI).
The Policy Unit is
responsible for the coordination of these Committees. If you would
like any further information regarding this Committee then please
contact Helen Phillips.