Leadership and Management for Psychiatrists: Delivering high
quality care for all
the Associate Registrar for Leadership and
Dr Fiona Mason, Consultant Forensic
Psychiatrist and Chief Medical Officer St Andrew’s Healthcare:
"As the Associate Registrar for Leadership and Management, I
would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to these web
Psychiatric leadership is fundamental to services, and to
ensuring safety, clinical effectiveness and improved patient
I am clear that psychiatrists need to be involved in service
management and development, thus improving health for all. I’m
therefore thrilled to have the opportunity to lead the development
of leadership and management across all specialities and grades
within psychiatry. In my role at the College I will be focussing on
key areas including education, networks and comprehensive
membership engagement. I would welcome your thoughts and ideas, and
look forward to meeting many of you at the forthcoming events we
Please contact us for
The College is working closely with the Faculty of Medical
Leadership and Management. FMLM is a new UK-wide organisation
that aims to promote the advancement of medical leadership,
management and quality improvement at all stages of the medical
career for the benefit of patients.
Don't miss Europe's biggest medical leadership event! The
FMLM Conference 2013 will be held on 14 - 16 October 2013.
14th October is a competitively priced education day and the annual
conference (free to FMLM members) is on 15 - 16 October 2013.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists will be holding a breakfast
session on Wednesday 16th October - more details shortly.
www.fmlm.ac.uk for further
Dr Laurence Mynors-Wallis, College
Registrar; Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist and Medical
Director, Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation
"All psychiatrists should play an
important leadership role in their teams and organisations.
Leadership is about setting high standards, motivating and
supporting colleagues and delivering high quality care for our
The most successful medical
organisations are those in which doctors take clear leadership
See our Resources page for key documents on strategy
and our position statement.
Professor Dinesh Bhugra, President-Elect World
Psychiatric Association; Professor of Mental Health &
Cultural Diversity, Institute of Psychiatry and Honorary
Consultant, Maudsley Hospital:
"Psychiatrists make excellent clinical
leaders – we are aware of group dynamics, work in teams and can
assess issues in multiple ways."
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