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

28
May
Drivetime on RTÉ Radio 1: Dr Karen O’Connor on Early Intervention in Psychosis and stigma against individuals with psychosis

Dr Karen O’Connor, consultant psychiatrist and National Clinical Lead of the National Clinical Programme for Early Intervention in Psychosis, spoke to Drivetime about how psychosis presents through auditory hallucinations and delusions, among other symptoms, and how early interventions can provide better outcomes for patients and be cost-effective in the long run. Alongside Nicola Byrne, CEO […]

Posted in: Blog, External Affairs & Policy, Government Policy, Media,
Tags: early intervention in psychosis, National Clinical programme, psychosis,
15
May
Catching the Early Signs of Dementia

Dementia is not a specific disease, but rather a general term for a decline in mental ability that interferes with your daily life. Early signs can vary depending on the specific type of dementia and the person. Early diagnosis is important and lets you better manage the condition. You and your loved ones can work […]

Posted in: Blog,
13
May
Specialist Forensic Psychiatrist Gautam Gulati Speaks at the Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters

College member and Specialist Forensic Psychiatrist Gautam Gulati Spoke at the Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters on 8th May. Dr Gulati is Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist at Cork and Adjunct Clinical Full Professor at the University of Limerick. He was invited to speak on the subject of Deprivation of Liberty. He had previously presented to this […]

Posted in: Blog,
08
May
Maintaining Health in Old Age

For older adults, making some simple lifestyle changes can improve their physical, mental, and emotional well-being as they age. It may be challenging or unrealistic to do everything on this list, but even small improvements can produce benefits to wellbeing. Here are several steps that can be taken: 1. Stay Physically Active: Regular exercise improves […]

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CLASSIFIED ADS

Consultant – General Adult & Later Life Psychiatry

Please note that this job is NOT approved as a College recognised training post at this time. Consultant – General Adult & Later Life Psychiatry St John of God Hospital Job Posted: Wednesday, 5 June 2024 Deadline: Thursday, 31 July 2024   View job description for this post. A full job description can be requested […]

Consultant – Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Please note that this job is NOT approved as a College recognised training post at this time. Consultant – Child & Adolescent Psychiatry MHS Donegal Job Posted: Friday, 24 May 2024 Deadline: 3PM Thursday, 13 June 2024   View information booklet for this post.   Informal inquiries: Dr Annmarie Robertson Tel: 074 9120340 Email: annmarie.robertson1@hse.ie […]

SHO/Registrar – Liaison Psychiatry

Please note that this job is NOT approved as a College recognised training post at this time. SHO/Registrar – Liaison Psychiatry St Vincent’s University Hospital Job Posted: Tuesday, 31 May 2024 Deadline: Monday, 27 May 2024   Applications are invited for the post of SHO-Registrar in Psychiatry at St Vincent’s University Hospital Dublin. Liaison psychiatry […]

Consultant – Child & Adolescent Psychiatry S.I. Psychiatry of Learning Disability

Please note that this job is NOT approved as a College recognised training post at this time. Consultant – Child & Adolescent Psychiatry S.I. Psychiatry of Learning Disability CHO 2 Job Posted: Friday, 10 May 2024 Deadline: 3PM Thursday, 30 May 2024   View information booklet here.   Informal inquiries: Dr Amanda Burke, Executive Clinical […]

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