RCPsych International Congress and BAP

The Minutes of the Psychopharmacology Committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists provide some insight into high-level decision making on the education of psychiatrists and their approach to prescribing.

The Minutes for the above meeting are worth reading in full. They outline the steadfast alliance between the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) in providing continuing medical education. The Minutes outline communications with the President on this. The Minutes also state that the “Psychopharmacology Committee and the BAP usually jointly organised 6 or 7 sessions at the International Congress and it was important that this continues.”

I have previously put together the available declarations of competing financial interests for the 2017 International Congress. I have previously put together British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) declarations of competing financial interests (a lengthy document).