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Members' Seminar - Is research of any use in improving services?

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Maudsley Learning Centre (ORTUS)

82-96 Grove Lane

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Has research carried out in South London been useful in improving local mental health care?

Professor Graham Thornicroft will provide examples of evidence-based practice in SLaM

This talk for members of SLaM is aimed at a lay audience and will be followed by an opportunity for questions and discussion.

Free event, a light lunch provided. Numbers are limited so early booking is recommended.


Please note that this is a members' talk so if you are not a member already, your booking will be taken as a wish to become a member. Membership is free and open to anybody over 16 living in England.

If you have any questions please contact membership@slam.nhs.uk or Carol on 0203 228 2441.




Professor Sir Graham Thornicroft is a consultant psychiatrist and professor of community psychiatry at King's College London. He was made a knight bachelor in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours for services to mental health.


Research interests
Professor of Community Psychiatry: Centre for Global Mental Health and Centre for Implementation Science, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London
Consultant Psychiatrist: South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Director: NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) South London
Director: King’s Improvement Science, King’s Health Partners
Chair: Maudsley International
Chair: Human Rights and Mental Health (F-GIP)


Graham Thornicroft is Professor of Community Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London (KCL). He also works as a Consultant Psychiatrist at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, working in a community mental health early intervention team in Lambeth. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and is a National Institute of Health Research Senior Investigator.
Graham took his undergraduate degree at Cambridge in Social and Political Science, studied Medicine at Guy’s Hospital, and went on to train in Psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital and at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He gained an MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a PhD at the University of London.
Graham has made significant contributions to the development of mental health policy in England, including Chairing the External Reference Group for the National Service Framework for Mental Health, the national mental health plan for England for 1999-2009.
He is also active in global mental health, for example, he chaired the World Health Organisation Guideline Development Group for the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP) Intervention Guide, a practical support for primary care staff to treat people with mental, neurological and substance use disorders in low and lower middle income countries.
His areas of research expertise include: stigma and discrimination, mental health needs assessment, cost-effectiveness evaluations of mental health treatments, service user led research, implementation science, and global mental health. Graham has authored or edited 30 books and 445 peer-reviewed papers in Pubmed.

This link lists some of his publications.

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