Dr Stephen Dyer

NAPICU

Biography

Current Positions

Consultant Psychiatrist, Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation Trust, Ipswich

Department of Justice, Medical Member, First Tier Tribunal (Mental Health)

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia

Assistant Editor Journal of Psychiatric Intensive Care

Current Clinical Post

Primary Care Consultant Psychiatry and Assessment, East Suffolk (since 2018)

Previous Clinical Posts

Psychiatric Intensive Care Consultant Suffolk (2014-2018)

Acute Psychiatry Consultant, Suffolk (2011-2014)

PICU Consultant (Buckinghamshire) (2001-2011)

Previous non Clinical Positions

NHS England, Clinical Lead, COVID Behavioural Change Unit

  • Worked on day a week for a year in 2020/2021
  • Main focus was working towards implementation of COVID vaccination programme

National Association of Psychiatric Intensive Care Units (NAPICU)

  • Executive Committee member 2001-2013, Research Director 2013-17
  • performed reviews upon other PICUs and their services
  • prepared bids for monies to advance psychiatric intensive care
  • developed a specialist PICU advisory service

Royal College of Psychiatrists

  • Centre for Quality Improvement: chair of AIMS acute inpatient service (2010-15)
  • Eastern Regional Speciality Representative (General and Community Psychiatry) (2012-16)

NIMHE

  • Coordinator for Psychiatric Intensive Care (2004-06)

My current main interest is upon ensuring that patients receive the most appropriate service needed.  This has led to me questioning established measurements of patient need and developing ideas of ‘patient types’.  This was the basis of my Statistics MSc project.

 

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