Published on: 16th June 2020

We're delighted to announce that we've appointed Dr Nihal Fernando as our new medical director.

Nihal Fernando.jpgNihal has been deputy medical director for two years and his appointment follows a competitive and extensive interview process, with a number of very strong candidates.

He will replace Dr Henry Ticehurst, who has been our medical director for ten years and is retiring shortly.

Nihal brings a huge amount of skill and experience and is a very popular and highly regarded colleague.

In addition to his deputy medical director role, he has also been our director of medical education for five years, transforming our approach to medical education in that time.

He has been a consultant psychiatrist with us for 12 years and is also a visiting professor for Manchester Metropolitan University.