RCPsych in Wales
The Welsh Psychiatric Society
'Wales: Us Ourselves'
Thursday 17 December
The joint meeting of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales
and the Welsh Psychiatric Society this year will focus on
clinical advances in psychiatry and examples of
excellence in research and development in Wales.
Confirmed speakers & topics:
- 'The Nature of Schizophrenia' Professor Sir Michael Owen,
Department of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neurosciences,
- 'Prudent Healthcare delivery in Wales' - Dr Chris Jones, Deputy
Chief Medical Officer, Welsh Government
- 'Parity begins at home: With you and with me' - Mrs
Veryan Richards, Service User Expert, RCPsych in Wales
- 'Spirituality in Psychiatry' - Professor Catherine
Robinson, School of Social Sciences, Bangor University
- 'Public Mental Health' - Dr Peter Byrne, Associate
Registrar for Public Mental Health, RCPsych
- 'Mentoring for Psychiatrists' - Dr Pritpal Singh, Consultant
Psychiatrist, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
***All medical student
bursary places have now been taken**
We hope to welcome you all to the
ALL WALES APPROVED CLINICIAN AND
SECTION 12(2) INDUCTION AND TRAINING
The All Wales Approved Clinician and Section
12(2) Induction and Refresher training dates for 2015 are now
available on the Approval
Team's website. The training is being delivered in a new
format this year, with two days induction training and a
separate day of refresher training. If you are required to
attend training this year, please visit the website to
download the relevant booking form.
All new prospective Approved Clinician's and
Section 12(2) Doctors are required to attend a two day course
commissioned by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board. The
certificate is required as part of the application process and
applicants must have attended the training no longer than two years
prior to applying for approval.
All Section 12(2) Doctors must attend a one
day refresher course within the last two years of their current
five year approval ending.
Approved Clinician's are not required to
attend the one day refresher to be reapproved, however they are
welcome to attend as the training provides an opportunity to learn
about any changes to legislation, better practice and share
experiences with AC colleagues.
Older Minds - New
'Back to the Future'
Thursday 15 October 2015
The Village Hotel, Coryton,
We would like to invite you to the 2015 Annual
Conference 'Older Minds New Ideas' on Thursday 15th October at
Village Hotel, Cardiff.
The theme for 2015 conference is 'Back
to the Future'.
OMNI conference is an annual event in Wales,
organised by NHS staff working within speciality of Old Age
For further information contact Diane Thomas
on 01443 802416 or email: Diane.email@example.com
Fee for this year, Doctors = £45, Other
Professionals = £35, plus 10 free places available for
General Medical Council - Medical
Professionalism Matters Event
The Compassionate Doctor
In 2015-2016, the GMC are hosting a series of events
to explore some of the key challenges relating to medical
professionalism. The aim is to encourage discussion and
debate, and to hear directly from frontline clinicians about their
experiences. Each event will involve a brief keynote speech,
interactive panel discussion and plenty of time for networking and
The next event is in Cardiff:
Thursday 19 November, from 18:00-21:00 at the All Nations
The compassionate doctor will explore the following issues:
- Maintaining empathetic relations with patients in more
challenging areas of practice.
- The values of medicine, including values of medical students,
and how the GMC recruit for these.