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Alan Simpson joined King's as Professor of Mental Health Nursing in February 2019. He works across Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care, the Health Service and Population Research Department in the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience and with South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

Previously, Alan was Professor of Collaborative Mental Health Nursing at City, University of London and East London NHS Foundation Trust. Professor Simpson is developing a programme of high-quality research with the aim of improving the delivery and experience of mental healthcare and mental health nursing across a range of service settings. His research is collaboratively developed and conducted with service users, carers, clinicians, service managers and policy makers. He is an active member of Mental Health Nurse Academics UK. 

Research profile