Dr Simon Sandhu - Medical director

Simon became our medical director in December 2022, having been interim director since September and deputy director for two years.

He has worked in the NHS for 27 years and as a consultant rehabilitation psychiatrist since 2004. Simon was appointed lead consultant for our rehabilitation services in 2007 and led the expansion of our inpatient rehabilitation beds bringing hundreds of people closer to home from out of areas placements.

Committed to the values of the NHS, Simon has influenced and delivered significant changes at a local, regional and national level, including work for NHS England’s secure services clinical reference group, as higher training programme director for Health Education England and as Trust clinical lead for mental health law.