Lack of progress in mental health services sees President of the College of Psychiatrists resign from HSE. This article, written by Valerie Ryan, appeared online the Irish Medical Times 18.06.18. The President of the College of Psychiatrists, Dr John Hillery, resigned from the Health Service Executive (HSE) because of what he sees as so little progress […]
Findings likely to lead to changes in the way such conditions are treated. This article, written by Kevin O’Sullivan, was published online the Irish Times 22/06/18. Many common psychiatric conditions, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, “are deeply connected on a genetic level”, scientists have discovered. Researchers explored the links between these and other disorders […]
Dr Sean Naughton considers the troubled history of the Psychiatric profession and the LGBT community. (December 2017) Through advocacy, civil action, and the support of the wider population, the LGBT community has made great strides in recent decades to resolve the historical prejudices and marginalisation to which they have been subjected. Much work remains to be […]
REFOCUS discussed Trainee Induction, Green Ribbon month and stigma of mental illness on families recently at their second meeting of 2018. The College REFOCUS (Recovery Experience Forum of Carers and Users of Services) committee held a meeting on June 8th 2018. Through regular meetings and sub group meetings REFOCUS debates issues, writes papers, presents at […]
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