The College is delighted to announce our 4th annual event in partnership with See Change for Green Ribbon Month – A Living Library When it comes to mental health everyone has a story to share and we find comfort, empathy and compassion in shared experiences. Social contact is known to be one of the most effective […]
The CPsychI Faculty of Academic Psychiatry is pleased to announce that it is joining with the Psychiatry Section of the Royal Academy in Ireland (RAMI) to co-host the Psychiatry Section HST & BST Competition. Please note the closing date has been extended by one week to Wednesday 2nd May 2018. The Psychiatry division of the […]
“Beyond Words” – A series of university-based events exploring the themes of communication and silence, and their importance within Psychiatry. Medfest, the medically themed one night film festival exploring medicine and psychiatry, will run in three Irish Universities in April this year. The events will feature film shorts, debate, and discussion, along with complimentary refreshments on […]
Launch of Eating Disorders Clinical Programme Dr John Hillery, President of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland 24th of January 2018 The Scandinavian Public Health Specialist and epidemiologist Hans Rosling died in 2017. He spent his career fighting medical fallacies with facts. He stated that “the world is discussed in terms of feelings and […]
A One Day Workshop for College Members Only – ‘Recovery’: Embracing the Challenges – Approach for Psychiatry? Approved for 5 External CPD credits Supported by the HSE and ARI (Advancing Recovery in Ireland) When: 9.15 – 4.00pm Wed 21st February 2018, Ashling Hotel, DUBLIN Wed 28th February 2018, Clayton Hotel, LIMERICK Registration fee: […]
The topic ‘In this era of post-truth politics, it’s easy to cherry-pick data and come to whatever conclusion you desire’ provided a fantastic night of compelling, thought provoking and entertaining speeches at the CPsychI Annual Spike Milligan Public Speaking Competition 2017. Teams of two from medical schools UL, NUIG, TCD, RCSI, UCC & UCD competed […]
We are delighted to announce that Jennifer Kearns and Amy Worrall from Trinity College Dublin took first place at this years Spike Milligan Public Speaking Competition which took place in the Button Factory last night. They faced stiff competition from Eoin Graham and Michael Harrington of NUIG who were awarded the runners-up prize.
Current research suggests that over 1 in 100 people may be on the autistic spectrum. However Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is largely misunderstood as people with ASD have an increased risk of psychiatric illness but only 50% having intellectual disability. The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland are today running an Autism Seminar on pathways of care/service for adults with Autism Spectrum […]