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


Here you can find helpful information on being a trainees at RCPsych in Wales. 

If you are a trainee and wish to add further information email




Cardiff CASC Training

You are advised that the next CASC workshop and Mock CASC exam have been organised by Cardiff CASC Training.

·         CCT CASC workshop  - Wednesday 2 December, Postgraduate Centre, Llandough Hospital

·         Mock CASC Exam – Tuesday 15 December, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff



Please contact Dr Durre Shahwar regarding any queries





The Registrar

We are delighted to present this quarter’s ‘Registrar’. You’ll find a combination of events, conference reports, opinion pieces, education & training news, and our 2015 reader competition. We’d love to hear your views about the magazine and welcome submissions for the next edition to  

Lucy Potter, Editor




Understanding The Francis Report

Summary for Trainees

There's been a lot of talk today about the 'Francis report' (Mid Staffs) and many of us won't really have heard or understood what it's about.


We've put together a (thankfully) short synopsis of what we, as medical trainees, think we all need to know. (It really does only take a minute to read!)



We need to stop thinking of ourselves as 'just' the Junior Doctors - we can have an impact if we want to!


Please spread the word:


  • print this out and put it up in your mess / on the wards
  • forward this email to everyone you know
  • 'like us' on Facebook
  • tweet / RTH the link


If you want any more info look at:


Many thanks,

FMLM trainee members





Useful links



RCPsych in Wales PTC Representatives

  • Dr Maryam Afzal, Higher Trainee Representative
  • Dr Lionel Peter, Higher Trainee Representative
  • Dr Alec Thomas, Core Trainee Representative



Wales Student Psychiatric Society

The Wales Student Psychiatric Society have a facebook page of the same name and an email address

The Society are always looking for support and anyone interested can contact Dr Ben Shooter on or via the facebook site.


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