Veryan Richards

Project Partner: Veryan Richards
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Veryan Richards
Associate Lay Consultant

As an Associate Lay Consultant, I contribute to initiatives and policies that strengthen the balance of evidence-based and values-based practice in the delivery of person-centred healthcare. I co-authored the Royal College of Psychiatrists College Report 204 – ‘Core Values for Psychiatrists’. I was a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Curriculum Revision Working Group that produced the Psychiatry ‘Silver Guide – Guidance for Psychiatric Training in the UK’ 2022. I co-authored the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales ‘Guidelines on the use of Language’ which includes ‘The Language Principles Framework’ Awarded the Royal College of Psychiatrists President’s Medal 2020. Finalist in the 2018 Leading Wales Awards

Preferred Contact

veryanrichards@aol.com

Location

Based in

United Kingdom

Working in

United Kingdom

Areas of interest in VBP

Policy/Co-production, Services/Mental health, Services/Person-centred, Services/Teamwork; Interprofessional education and collaborative practice, Other/Evidence-based and values-based practice in person-centred healthcare

Related areas of interest

Communication skills, Other/Language; Shared decision-making; Continuity of care; Multi-disciplinary approach to person-centred care

Areas of healthcare expertise:

Mental health, Holistic person-centred care, Values-based practice, Co-production, Medical Education, Lay Representative

Publications

The power of language: The importance of shaping language as a constructive tool in health care


Richards V. The power of language: The importance of shaping language as a constructive tool in health careJ Eval Clin Pract. 2019;1–2.https://doi.org/10.1111/jep.13172


Training in psychiatry: making person-centred care a reality Royal College of Psychiatrists Person-Centred Training and Curriculum Scoping Group


Montgomery and shared decision-making: implications for good psychiatric practice – Gwen Adshead, David Crepaz-Keay, Mayura Deshpande, KWM (Bill) Fulford, Veryan Richardshttp://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/the-british-journal-of-psychiatry/article/montgomery-and-shared-decisionmaking-implications-for-good-psychiatric-practice


Royal College of Psychiatrists, College Report 215 - Person-centred care: implications for training in psychiatry


Royal College of Psychiatrists, College Report 215 - Person-centred care: implications for training in psychiatryhttps://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/docs/default-source/improving-care/better-mh-policy/college-reports/college-report-cr215.pdf


The importance of language in mental healthcare


Richards, Veryan. The importance of language in mental healthcareThe Lancet Psychiatry 5(6):460-461.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(18)30042-7 (053018)


Uncharted Territory


Richards V. Uncharted Territory http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(17)30374-7/fulltext


College of Psychiatrists, College Report 204 - Core Values for Psychiatrists


College of Psychiatrists, College Report 204 - Core Values for Psychiatrists college-report-cr204.pdf (rcpsych.ac.uk)


Richards V. Parity begins at home


Richards V. Parity begins at home The Lancet Psychiatry 2015;2(12):10512https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpsy/article/PIIS2215-0366(15)00370-3/references


Task and Finish Group (SHaW)


Task and Finish Group (SHaW) reviewed the 2010 Standards of Spiritual Care in Wales and developed the Supporting Guidance for Spiritual and Pastoral Care for the Health and Care Standards in Wales, 2015 http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/documents/1064/24729_Health%20Standards%20Framework_2015_E1.pdf


Read More

Royal College of Psychiatrists, Psychiatry ‘Silver Guide – Guidance for Psychiatric Training in the UK’ 2022


silver-guide-version-final_15-june-22.pdf (rcpsych.ac.uk)  


Royal College of Psychiatrists, e learning module - click on Section 2 - Holistic, values driven curricula


IMPORTANT! - Overview | Rise 360 (articulate.com)


Training in psychiatry: making person-centred care a reality


Training in psychiatry: making person-centred care a reality Royal College of Psychiatrists Person-Centred Training and Curriculum Scoping Group