Phil is a long-standing and enthusiastic GP committed to transforming the NHS through the opportunities afforded by the new Health & Social Care Bill. He is a GP trainer and honorary teaching fellow at Imperial College. Locally he is CCG lead on education & training, appraisal, cardiovascular services and mental health. He is leading on the development of mental health services in primary care across London as a member of the London Specialist Clinical Network for mental health. Nationally he is on the Board of NHS Clinical Commissioners and chairs the Mental Health Commissioners’ Network.
The importance of self care for local populations and for the healthcare system
Self Care Week is marked by taking a practical view on self care and the role community can play in it becoming part of everyday life.
19 November 2020
A forward view: supporting mental health during and after the COVID-19 emergency
A second crisis in mental health isn’t inevitable, but it's managed is of concern to both providers and commissioners.
29 April 2020
First do no harm: relaxing parts of the Mental Health Act during COVID-19
Views on the includes amendments to the Mental Health Act 1983m, which recently passed through parliament as part of the Coronavirus Act 2020.
8 April 2020