Professor David Kingdon MD, FRCPsych
Professor of Mental Health Care Delivery
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Professor David Kingdon is Professor of Mental Health Care Delivery within Medicine at the University of Southampton.
David Kingdon is Professor of Mental Health Care Delivery at the University of Southampton, UK, and honorary consultant adult psychiatrist for Southern Health NHS Trust. He has previously worked as Medical Director for Nottingham Health Care Trust and Senior Medical Officer (Severe Mental Illness) in the UK Department of Health. He now does policy and implementation work for NHS England and is editor of their mental health websites. He chaired the Expert Working Group leading to the Council of Europe’s Recommendation 2004(10) on Psychiatry and Human Rights (1996-2003). His research interests are in cognitive therapy of severe mental health conditions and mental health service development on which he has published over 150 papers, chapters and five books translated into languages including Mandarin, Japanese, Greek, Italian, and French. He is currently working on a number of studies funded by MRC (EME programme – WIT & REFRAMED), NIHR (DIALOG+, VOLUME, M4V & COMET), HTA (FOCUS), DoH, US Veterans Administration, Chinese Government & NIMH (RAISE) into cognitive therapy in the US, China, & UK and into the development of mental health care pathways and commissioning tools.
He has given invited lectures and workshops in the US, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Europe, China, Japan and Korea. 'He received the Aaron T Beck award for exceptional cognitive therapy in 2015.'
MD University of Sheffield 1996
Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists 2008