Posted: Wednesday, 3 April, 2019 - 15:05

NICE has agreed to postpone the publication of their draft guidance on adult depression to February 2020 and have also added a new consultation period prior to that date. The BPC, as part of a broad stakeholder coalition, has been supporting the call for NICE to develop its new guidelines on the management of depression in adults taking into account ‘parity of esteem’, long-term outcomes and important aspects of patients’ experience, such as quality of life and wellbeing.

Posted: Friday, 8 March, 2019 - 13:19

We are pleased to announce the initial results of the first stage of consultation around the Scope of Education and Practice (SCoPEd) project.  SCoPEd is a ground-breaking project that aims to set out the training and practice standards for counselling and psychotherapy.

Posted: Thursday, 24 January, 2019 - 13:49

We are looking for new Board members to help continue the development of the BPC.

Two clinical (Registrant) Trustees are sought who have a strong empathy with the BPC’s strategic objectives and who are looking to make a contribution to the strengthening of BPC as an organisation and the long- term development of the psychoanalytic profession.

Posted: Tuesday, 15 January, 2019 - 10:34

The government published the NHS Long Term Plan on 7 January 2019.

The BPC has welcomed the publication of the plan and its specific commitment to improve mental health provisions by increasing funding by £2.3 billion a year by 2023/24 to: