Dr Geraldine Strathdee

Geraldine is the National Clinical Director for Mental Health and is also a consultant psychiatrist in Oxleas NHS FT, and Visiting Professor, for the integrated mental health education programme at UCL Partners. 

For over 20 years she has held senior roles in mental health policy, regulation and clinical management, at national and London regional levels, and advises internationally on mental health service design and quality improvement.  She has been involved in transformational large scale service development programmes, moving services from hospital based, to 24/7 home care and primary care models. She was the National Professional Adviser in mental health to the Healthcare Commission and the Care Quality Commission (2005-2012).