RCPsych eNewsletter October 2017
Wendy talks about psychiatry at the political party conferences,
and a visit to Buckingham Palace.
RCPsych highlighted stories
Mental health in your workplace
We’ve launched a pack of mental health information to help
organisations support their employees. Please help us promote
We’ve published 'Core Values for Psychiatrists' to support you
in your working life.
Travel policy update
The college is clarifying its travel policy for Members and
staff, as part of an efficiency drive.
CAMHS spending - latest
Our new research highlights the huge variations in spending for
children and young people’s mental health across the country.
Spotlight on quality improvement
Our new Quality Improvement lead Amar Shah provides the first in
a series of case studies. He’d love to hear your stories.
The Female Mind: A User's Guide
This book’s diverse range of topics spans anxiety, motherhood,
eating disorders, what it means to grow up as a woman, and living
positively with mental illness. Order it today.
Psychiatrist's Support Service
Meet the new Specialist Adviser for the Psychiatrists' Support
Service, Ros Ramsay.
College vacancies for members
Please check the website regularly for current posts.
College Assessors to represent the College on NHS Advisory
Appointment Committees (AACs).
The College is running a half day of training in London on
Wednesday 29 November 2017 from 9am (registration and coffee) until
1.30pm and, for the first time, the training will be available to
Chair of the MRCPsych Written Papers Standard Setting Panel
A vacancy has arisen for a dynamic new Chair of the MRCPsych
Written Papers Standard Setting Panel to take up office from
What’s new online
RCPsych in Northern Ireland chair’s update
The latest RCPsych in Northern Ireland team including updates
about the Mental Health Act.
RCPsych in Scotland
News from the RCPsych in Scotland team including what
was covered at the Autumn Meeting.
RCPsych in Wales
Another busy month of events,
policy work and consultations for the RCPsych
in Wales team.
CPD Online eNewsletter
Updates from the eLearning team including latest modules,
podcasts and vacancies.
Mental health awareness initiatives are helpful. Vote now
Last month's poll results
Medical school reading lists should all contain at least some
YES: 77% NO: 23%
BJPsych Kaleidoscope Quiz
Read the commentary in this month's
BJPsych Kaleidoscope and take the quiz for your chance to
Congratulations to our September quiz winner Philip
Slack. Answers can be found in last month’s Kaleidoscope column.