Dr Fiona Gaughran
Dr Fiona Gaughran is Director of Research and Development at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in London, where she is the Lead Consultant for the National Psychosis Service .
She is also a Reader in Psychopharmacology and Physical Health at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience.
Dr Gaughran is a Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians in London, Edinburgh and Dublin and a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
As part of her role, Dr Gaughran is responsible for implementing new, evidence-based approaches to help people who have psychotic illnesses that have been resistant to treatment.
She also has a keen interest in the physical health of people with psychosis and has published widely in this field. Her research interests are largely focused on the interface between physical health and severe mental illness and on the management of psychosis.
She has published over a hundred papers and book chapters and recently co-edited books on “Treatment Refractory Schizophrenia” and “Physical Health in Schizophrenia”.