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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

The Advisory Group

The advisory group comprises professionals who represent key interests and areas of expertise in the field of the forensic mental health, service users who have experience of using forensic mental health services and carers of those receiving services.

The purpose of the group is to advise and further the work of the Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services, whose purpose is to improve the quality of forensic mental health services by supporting standards-based peer-review.

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Dan Beales

Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Edenfield Centre

Phil Brian

Head of Secure Services Commissioning

West Midlands Commissioning Team

Ian Callaghan

Service User Expert

Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services

Nikki Churchley

Mental Health & Programme of Care Lead

South of England South West Team, NHS England

Sheryle Cleave

Clinical Nurse Manager

Northumberland Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Lisa Dakin

Senior Nurse Manager

Royal College of Nurses Representative

Louise Davies

Mental Health & Programme of Care Lead

Yorkshire & Humber Team, NHS England

Jude Deacon

Head of Low Secure Services

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

John Enser

Director or Bexley Mental Health Services and Director or Forensic Prison Services

Royal College of Nurses Representative

Colleen Fahy

Nurse Consultant

Alpha Hospitals Bury

Tom Fahy

Consultant Psychiatrist

Chair Forensic Faculty RCP

Paul Gilluley

Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

East London Forensic Service

Stephen Godwin

Deputy General Manager


Julian Haines

Social Work Manager

North London Forensic Service/ National Group for Social Work Managers in Secure Services

Mary Harty

Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist & Associate Medical Director

South West London & St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust

Harry Kennedy

Executive Clinical Director & Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Central Mental Hospital

Jeremy Kenney-Herbert

Clinical Director/Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Reaside Clinic

Mat Kinton

Mental Health Act Policy Advisor

Care Quality Commission

Clive Long

Associate Director of Psychology and Psychological Therapies

St. Andrew’s Healthcare

Patrick Neville

Portfolio Director, Mental Health Medical Directorate

NHS England

Seb Pringle

Service User Expert

Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services

Susan Riding

Carer Representative

Quality Network for Forensic Mental Health Services