College Papers, Statements and Advocacy

The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland produces a number of papers, which include positions, policy, perspectives, college statements and government submissions.

Public Information

Information on Psychiatry, how and where a psychiatrist works, mental health problems, useful support organisations, Mental Health Law, College Papers, Submissions, Publications and more.

Professional Competence

What the psychiatrist needs to know about maintenance of professional competence. Enrol in the PCS, log in to the CPD Diary, complete online CPD eModules, view CPD approved events, Specialist Registration information, get PCS news & updates.

Postgraduate Training

This section provides information for doctors thinking of undertaking specialist training in psychiatry, and includes the curriculum & regulations, areas for BST, HST and NCHDs in Non-Training Posts, recruitment and examinations sections and more.

Members

Here you will find FAQs about membership, members only area, College Faculties, Committees and Special Interest groups, the College Journal and more. Membership to medical students and interns is free.

LATEST NEWS & BLOG

12
Feb
College Meeting with Minister of State for Mental Health, Mary Butler, TD

President, Dr Lorcan Martin and Manager of Communications, External Affairs & Policy, Andrea Ryder, met with Minister of State for Mental Health,  Mary Butler,  in Leinster House. During an engaging and productive meeting, the Minister provided valuable updates on several Department of Health Mental Health Unit initiatives, developments, and funding allocations across the mental health […]

Posted in: Blog, EAP Activities, External Affairs & Policy, Government Policy, Mental Health Legislation,
07
Feb
New Episode of The IJPM Podcast

This is the inaugural episode of the Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine Podcast. In this episode we focus on Perinatal Mental Health research. Some of the topics discussed include: Reproductive policy related to pregnancy and breastfeeding The need for a Mother & Baby unit The importance of being gender-informed in our policy Perinatal Depression Mental […]

Posted in: Blog, Media,
Tags: IJPM, perinatal mental health, podcast,
02
Feb
College meeting with Deputy Mark Ward TD, Spokesperson for Mental Health

Pictured, from left: Ms Andrea Ryder, Deputy Mark Ward TD and Dr Lorcan Martin Dr Lorcan Martin, President of the College, and Ms Andrea Ryder, Communications, Public Affairs and Policy Manager, met with Deputy Mark Ward, Sinn Féin Spokesperson for Mental Health. Many areas of mutual interest and concern were discussed around mental health services […]

Posted in: Blog,
25
Jan
Launch of the Report of the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use

Pictured, from left: Prof. Eamon Keenan and Dr Narayanan Subramanian Some of the College members and office team attended the launch of the “Report of the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use” in Dublin Castle today. The report was launched by Assembly Chair Paul Reid, and Government Chief Whip, Minister Hildegarde Naughton T.D. who is also […]

Posted in: Blog,

CLASSIFIED ADS

Locum Consultant – Psychiatry of Learning Disability (Adult)

Locum Consultant – Psychiatry of Learning Disability (Adult) Job Posted: Friday, 16 February 2024 Deadline: Friday, 1 March 2024   View full job description via PDF here.   Informal inquiries: Dr Ronan Hearne, Clinical Director Tel: 01 217 2100 Email: ronan.hearne@sjog.ie   Interested parties: Please apply via the following link: https://api.occupop.com/shared/job/locum-consultant-psychiatrist-in-the-psy-bf6bb

Expressions of Interest: Head of Accreditation

Expressions of Interest: Head of Accreditation Job Posted: Thursday, 8 February 2024 Deadline: 12 noon, Friday 23 February 2024   View full job description below or via PDF here.   The Head of Accreditation will be the key leader in development and delivery of the CPsychI Accreditation processes. He/She will be responsible for the overall […]

Clinical Tutor , Department of Psychiatry

Organisation: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Job Title: Clinical Tutor , Department of Psychiatry Deadline for Applications: 12th March 2024 Job Description: Clinical Tutors RCSI – multiple sites Link: See here for full job description Informal Inquiries: See link for links for each site which has the contact details for informal queries for each […]

Clinical Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry

Organisation: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Kings College London Job Title: Clinical Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry Deadline for Applications: 12th March 2024 Job Description: Clinical Lecturer RCSI 2 year post: year 1 – Institute of Translational Neurodevelopment, Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals / Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London and Year 2 – Royal College […]

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