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Francesca Brightey-Gibbons

Project Manager


Joined the IoPPN in June 2019 as a Project Manager primarily based at King’s Health Partners. Currently working on a project which aims to support clinicians to deliver holistic mind and body care for patients with physical health conditions. Prior to joining the IoPPN, Francesca worked managed national clinical audits and quality improvement programmes at the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Francesca leads on the patient and public involvement strategy for the King’s Health Partners Mind & Body Programme, develops self-help support for patients and digital training for clinicians.

Francesca is also currently completing a professional doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy, and has a special interest in trauma.

Research interests

  • Improving access to services
  • Interaction between mental and physical health
  • Trauma informed care
  • Quality improvement