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We work to secure the best outcomes for people with mental illness, learning difficulties and developmental disorders by promoting excellent mental health services, training outstanding psychiatrists, promoting quality and research, setting standards and being the voice of psychiatry.

Wendy and Rev Rich Cole

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Letter from the Chair: Anti-racism and advocating for BAME communities
Letter from the Chair: Anti-racism and advocating for BAME communities

Scotland's Chair writes on the fallout of the killing of George Floyd, and the importance of centralising anti-racism in psychiatry.

Scotland
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08Jul by Professor John Crichton
RCPsych warns of “triple whammy” of blows to mental health for people of BAME background
RCPsych warns of “triple whammy” of blows to mental health for people of BAME background

The new President of RCPPsych has warned that people from a BAME background face a “triple whammy” of blows to their mental health. As he takes up office, Dr James appoints two presidential leads to develop a race equality action plan.

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30Jun by RCPsych Press Office
First UK study of COVID-19 neurological and psychiatric complications warns of mental health problems in younger patients
First UK study of COVID-19 neurological and psychiatric complications warns of mental health problems in younger patients

A study of 153 patients treated in UK hospitals during the acute phase of the COVID-19 pandemic describes a range of neurological and psychiatric complications that may be linked to the virus.

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26Jun by RCPsych Press Office
Our 2019 annual report and financial statements are now available
Our 2019 annual report and financial statements are now available

This week the College published its annual report for 2019.

Homepage, Online news
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24Jun by RCPsych Digital Team
RCPsych responds to PM’s announcement of a new commission on racial inequality
RCPsych responds to PM’s announcement of a new commission on racial inequality

Today, the College responded to the Prime Minister’s announcement of a new cross-government team to look into racial inequality with a letter published in the Times.

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17Jun by RCPsych Press Office
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