Fellowship of the College is
awarded as a mark of distinction and recognition of
contributions to psychiatry. As it is a College award, candidates
and citators are asked to demonstrate and evidence significant
contributions to the core purposes of the Royal College of
· Setting standards
and promoting excellence in mental health care.
representing and supporting psychiatrists.
· Working with
service users, carers and their organisations.
Candidates are invited also
to document their contributions to the College's stated aim of
patient centred practice through: Professionalism, innovation and
research, lifelong learning, fairness and inclusion, ethical
practice and multi-disciplinary working. If successful,
Fellows are entitled to use the designation ‘FRCPsych’ once they
have paid the prescribed registration fee.
Nominees for the Fellowship
must be subscribing Members of the College at the time when
nominations are submitted. Sponsors will be notified if this is not
Nominations are considered
annually by College committees.
All Members who have
achieved 10 years in Membership as at 1 January 2017 are encouraged
to consider applying for Fellowship for the 2017/2018 round. The
deadline for submission is 30 June 2017.
All applications received will be submitted to the Nominations
Committee for consideration. The outcome of the decisions
made by the Nominations Committee will be sent to the applicants in
October / November.
For any further information
about Fellowship please contact Richa Kataria, Membership
Operations Manager on 020 3701 2580 / 020 3701 2589 or by email
Nominations for the College
Fellowship must be supported by two Sponsors, both of whom must be
subscribing Members of the College.
Please read the
notes before completing the nomination
Please print and complete
form, Citation form -
Fellowship and Good Standing
Form and send to the Membership Operations Unit at the
Royal College of Psychiatrists.