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  • Andrew Sims (a1)
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Three years is a long time in the life of a President, rather longer than the gestation of an elephant, and about the time that my vines took to start bearing fruit! As I write this in February we are in the middle of the rugby season; Union in the four nations served by the College, and League, also here in Yorkshire. I see the role of the President rather like a good fly-half – a strategic and accurate pass will enable somebody else to score; when in trouble, kick for touch and gain as much territory as possible: A fly-half rarely scores tries himself! The College and its Officers try to improve the ground for the practice of psychiatry, but it is Members and Fellows locally who can capitalise on this and improve the quality of care for their patients.

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BJPsych Bulletin
  • ISSN: 0955-6036
  • EISSN: 1472-1473
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Presidential Keynote

  • Andrew Sims (a1)
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