14 November 2018

The annual award ceremony for the Royal College of Psychiatry took place on the 7th November. Dr Chris O’Loughlin, Head of School of Psychiatry of the East of England Deanery scooped the trophy for Psychiatric Trainer of the Year. In this role, Dr O'Loughlin oversees training in the Trust's Bedfordshire and Luton region.

On awarding Chris the accolade, Royal College of Psychiatry judges said that 'Chris has revitalised psychiatric training in the East of England. From supporting individual trainees and trainers to leading the trainees' forum in setting the gold standard in supporting and valuing trainees, his dynamic, always approachable style coupled with his social media presence has created a fresh approach to training in the region.' 

Full details of the award ceremony can be found here.