The School of Psychiatry is committed to ensuring that Wales offers a high quality, curriculum driven, sustainable training programme with the aim of producing psychiatrists of the highest calibre who will deliver the best possible care for their patients.
Psychiatrists enjoy a combination of intellectual challenge and the opportunity to really understand the 'whole patient'. With opportunities to pursue interests in areas such as child, adult, old age psychiatry and supporting learning disability or rehabilitation, this specialty offers diversity of practice across a broad range of clinical and community settings. Trainees in Wales benefit from exceptionally supportive peer and professional relationships and high standards of teamwork.
Trainees are eligible to receive reimbursement for the costs of the first sitting of the MRCPsych membership examinations. The relevant FAQ documents are available in Welsh and English and a claim form can be found here.
School of Psychiatry will do everything it can to ensure you successfully complete your training, but in order to do this there are a number of general expectations for you as a trainee. Please see list below, but note that this is not a comprehensive list of all requirements:
All trainees are expected to be familiar with the relevant cuirrculum for the training programme they are register on. Details can be found on the Royal College of Psychiatrists website.