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Dr Philippa Greenfield (Culture of Care)

Dr Philippa Greenfield

Trauma Informed Advisor

Dr Philippa Greenfield is a Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist in Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. Her clinical interest is in complex trauma and psychosis. Alongside her clinical work, Dr Greenfield holds roles of Trauma Informed lead and a Named Doctor for Adult Safeguarding in her NHS Trust.

She has been an elected member of the RCPsych Women and Mental Health Special Interest Group, since 2000. In this role Philippa has provided leadership in the College on addressing Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). She represents the RCPsych and continues to co-chair the National Intercollegiate and Agency Domestic Violence and Abuse (INCADVA) forum and set up and co-chairs its subgroup ‘Responding to Perpetrators of Domestic Abuse in Healthcare’. Dr Greenfield will represent the RCPsych on the newly formed NHSE ‘Domestic and Sexual Violence’ Clinical Reference Group and has contributed to national policy in health care responses to domestic abuse and given evidence to the Government APPG, addressing this topic.

Dr Greenfield has taught nationally to health and cross-sector organisations on the need for Trauma Informed Organisational Practice and has co-developed a strategy and model for Trauma Informed Organisational Change in her own NHS Organisation, supported by her longstanding work with carers and lived experience leads. Dr Greenfield is a member of the RCPsych Working Group on the Effect of Suicide and Homicide on Clinicians.

Her extensive work to address gender equality in the workplace, has included co-authoring publications such as the ‘RCPsych Gender Pay Gap Action Plan’ and using multi-platforms (academic publications, social media, Press, podcasts and Webinars) to raise awareness and campaign for change.

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