College Press Statements 2023
Following collaboration with the HSE Dual Diagnosis National Clinical Programme, the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland welcomes the publication and roll-out of the Model of Care for People with Mental Disorder and Co-existing Substance Use Disorder.
May 25, 2023
The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland strongly condemns the conflict that has erupted in Sudan and appeals for a permanent ceasefire to protect its citizens and Irish-based doctors currently in the country.
April 28, 2023
CPsychI President Dr Lorcan Martin – ‘Extremely worrying’ consultant resourcing crisis jeopardises junior doctor training
The President of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland has said that the Government’s inability to adequately recruit and retain consultant psychiatrists is “extremely worrying” and has a serious impact on junior doctors in training.
February 24, 2023
The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland has warned that proposed aspects of the Sale of Alcohol Bill (2022) will have a hugely negative effect on people’s mental health and should be reconsidered in consultation with medical professionals as a priority.
January 31, 2023
Welcoming the report, the College calls for urgent and emergency action to address too many and concerning shortfalls and inadequate actions in CAMHS and other areas of Ireland’s Mental Health Service.