North West School of Psychiatry


Welcome to School of Psychiatry


The North West School of Psychiatry oversees postgraduate training in psychiatry across Merseyside, Cheshire, Lancashire and Greater Manchester. The School offers core psychiatry training, as well as higher training in six psychiatry specialties, with dual specialty training schemes available.


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   Head of School

   Dr Margaret Campbell

Core Psychiatry Training Programme Directors


Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Cherry Lewin

Manchester University Foundation NHS Trust

Dr Roshelle Ramkisson

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust


Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Matthew Appleyard

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust


Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Mark Theophanous

Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Rachel Elvins

East, Lancashire & West

Academic Clinical Fellows

Dr Roshelle Ramkisson

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Programme Directors


Dr Lakshmi Ramasubramanian

East & Lancashire

Dr Neelo Aslam


Forensic Psychiatry Training Programme Directors

East, West & Lancashire  

Dr Simon Plunkett

General Psychiatry Training Programme Directors


Dr John Stevens

East & Lancashire

Dr Simon Sandhu

Medical Psychotherapy Training Programme Director

East, West & Lancashire

Dr Simon Graham

Old Age Psychiatry Training Programme Director


Dr Anna Richman

East & Lancashire

Dr Jay Palle

Psychiatry of Learning Disabilities

Dr Misha Mockett for both East and West training schemes


HEE Psychiatry Administration Team contacts

Natalie Dawson, Programme Support Manager

Kaleigh Fennah Programme Support Coordinator

Melissa McGowan, Programme Support Officer

Health Education England, North West
Regatta Place
Summers Road
Brunswick Business Park
L3 4BL


Please contact us via or call 0151 479 2534  

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