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Helen is a consultant Adult psychiatrist who trained in London at Guys Hospital Medical School, Institute of Neurology, Maudsley and Bethlem NHS Trust and now works in Sheffield.

She took over as Director of Undergraduate Psychiatry in 2014 and since then has used Quality Improvement methodologies, in particular Appreciatve Inquiry, Experience Based Co-design and PDSA to improve clinical placements and student experience with a view to promoting both the specialism of psychiatry and interest in mental health to medical students. She is particularly passionate about innovative teaching methodologies, the use of lived experience in learning and teaching, reflecive practice and the medical humanities.

She became Deputy Medical Director in 2016, whilst undertaking her Masters in Leadership and Quality Improvement at Ashridge Business College as a generation Q fellow and supports the Quality Improvement team and Service User Engagement and Experience Team. She also has an interest in Workforce Development and is completing project currently leading the project on Physician Associates and Advanced Clinical Practitioners and the Trust.



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