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Speaker Biography

Dr Geraldine Strathdee OBE, MRCPsych

Dr Geraldine Strathdee OBE, MRCPsych
Geraldine Strathdee is a consultant psychiatrist at Oxleas NHS FT and the Associate Medical Director for Mental Health for London. For over 15 years she has held senior roles in mental health policy and regulation at national and London regional levels in organisations, which have included the Department of Health and the Care Quality Commission.

She advises policy bodies internationally on mental health policy and service design. Her particular commitment is to the translation of policy and best practice guidelines into front line clinical practice. Clinically, she has worked in a wide range of primary care settings, as well as in specialist inpatient and community services for people with complex needs. She is committed to providing services which enable services users to live in their own homes, develop their own personalised care plans and self management expertise to achieve recovery, while at the same time working with community agencies to deliver coordinated responsive care.

Her teams have won awards for their use of technology in improving care, using patients as experts in staff training, and leadership awards for role redesign and new Ways of Working. Her publications and research interests are in the fields of primary care mental health, using the patient journey care pathway information to commission and provide effective care, evaluation of community services, dual diagnosis and deaths in custodial settings.